Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Snow may choke traffic, but it can still be beautiful.
As several inches of snow slowly drift down on Minneapolis, we thought we'd enjoy the prettier side of last night's storm by cruising around and snapping some photos. We want your shots, too! As you go about your day—maybe you're digging out your car, gazing out your kitchen door, or staring out the window at work—snap some shots of the snow, and share them with your neighbors right here! Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button, above, to get started. Follow us on Facebook | Sign up for our free daily email newsletter
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Snow, rain and freezing rain are in the forecast through Tuesday in SLP. A winter parking ban is now in effect, according to the city's website.
Clarification Jan. 28: User Rachel R. pointed out that SLP Schools were scheduled to start two hours late Monday. We have corrected the story to reflect that. Thanks for the reminder, Rachel! *** As of 7:32 p.m. Sunday, a weather spotter reported 2.8 inches of snow in St. Louis Park, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). A notice on the City of St. Louis Park's website says a winter parking ban is now in effect. Owners of cars that are on city streets after 3 inches of snow fall can receive a minimum $30 parking ticket. The snow is from a weather system that hit Sunday morning and continued throughout the day. St. Louis Park has been in a winter weather advisory since Sunday morning; it expires at 6 a.m. Monday. As of 10:45 p.m…
Sunday, December 9, 2012
MnDOT reporting spin-outs, crashes.
This weekend's snow storm may not be causing many backups on West Metro highways, but it has caused several crashes. According to information from MnDOT, Interstate 394 and Highways 100, 169, and 62 had at least 3 crashes or spin-outs occur in the last hour. So far, according to Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol, the storm has caused 373 spinouts on Twin Cities roads and 301 accidents. 32 people have been injured. With snow totals expected to top 9 to 15 inches, city officials in St. Louis Park have declared an on-street parking ban until streets have been fully plowed, curb to curb. Update 10:20 a.m. 12/10/12: A review of the St. Louis Park Police and Fire Department calls for service on Dec. 9 shows that four accidents, four …