Sunday, December 9, 2012
Minnesota blizzard inspires tweeted photos and comments.
Once they shoveled out, St. Louis Park's Twitterati went online to say and show what they were seeing during Sunday's blizzard. See the Storify with their tweets above, or view them at Storify.com.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Motorists should leave adequate space between vehicles, drive at safe speeds and clear snow and ice from a vehicle's headlights, signals and brake lights.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from Minnesota's Department of Public Safety. The Minnesota State Patrol division reminds motorists to adapt driving skills to winter road conditions and be buckled up, patient and attentive behind the wheel. Traffic crashes peak during the winter months, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Office of Traffic Safety. In 2011, preliminary data indicates that snow/icy road surfaces accounted for almost 17,000 crashes resulting in 52 deaths and 5,339 injuries. Of the 5,339 injuries, 121 were severe. The State Patrol is using the hash tag #mnstorm to update all Minnesotans on Twitter. The Minnesota State Patrol advises motorists to: Prepare for an Emergency The DPS Division …
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Help us document the impact of the recent snowstorm.
For Minnesotans who thought last week's warm-up was a sign that winter was done, Sunday and Monday was a cold, snowy reminder that it isn't. More than a foot of snow fell in the Twin Cities during the snowstorm — the second time that's happened this winter. With such a big storm hitting the metro, St. Louis Park Patch wants your help in documenting it. You can do so by sending us your snow pictures, whether that means a shot of a buried car, dad shoveling or the kids playing on a new mound of snow. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or, if you're a registered Patch user, simply add your photos directly to this post (click "add your photos" underneath the photos to the right). Thank you, and stay safe and stay warm!
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Ten inches or more of white fluffy stuff could fall on Sunday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Twin Cities as 10 inches or more of snow is expected to fall Sunday and into Monday morning. The warning takes effect at 6 a.m Sunday. The heaviest snow is expected during the day on Sunday and into Sunday evening. Along with the snow, wind is expected to pick up, with gusts of nearly 30 mph forecasted for Sunday. With the heavy snow in the forecast, the NWS advises only traveling if its an emergency on Sunday. Also, when snowfall reaches three inches, street parking is automatically banned in St. Louis Park. As the snow accumulates, St. Louis Park Patch wants to see how it's affecting you. Please e-mail snow pictures to email@example.com. We will also create a …
Sunday, December 26, 2010
The airport is urging area travelers to call ahead if they plan to fly to or from the East Coast today, as dozens of flights have been canceled due to blizzard-like conditions out East.
A winter storm is continuing to ground hundreds of flights along the Northeast corridor, The Associated press reports, hindering plans of those trying to get home to the Twin Cities after the holidays. The storm — which could bring 10 inches of snow to the Washington region today, according to the National Weather Service —has already caused the cancellation of dozens of East Coast flights in and out of Minneapolis St. Paul International. The NWS has also forecasted blizzard warnings for the New York and Philadelphia areas, as well as overnight temperatures in the 20s and wind gusts of up to 30 mph. The winter storm has changed plans of football fans as well as commuters; The Sunday night Vikings-Eagles game has been postponed to …