Thursday, April 11, 2013
Snow is possible every day until Tuesday.
The prospect of more snow remains even as residents dig out from “Winter Storm Walda” Thursday’s weather closed the Hiawatha light rail, cancelled numerous flights out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and forced schools to cancel or postpone most sporting events. The winter storm warning expired at 7 p.m. Thursday, but a winter weather advisory remains in effect until noon Friday. “A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties,” according to the National Weather Service. There is an 80 percent chance of snow Friday, mostly until noon. Snow is possible every day until Tuesday.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the metro area through 1 a.m. Tuesday, Mar. 19.
So much for the luck of the Irish. Another helping of snow is on its way to the Twin Cities, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service. The NWS has issued a winter weather advisory for much of the state, with estimates of 3-5 inches of snow set to fall over the metro area before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Mar. 19. Meteorologists expect the late season winter storm to "bring a quick burst of 2 to 5 inches of snow" through early Monday, with the weather system lingering over the metro through much of the day. Blizzard conditions are likely across western, southerns and portions of central Minnesota into late Monday night, with powerful northwest winds gusting around 50 mph. Here's the full weather advisory, from the NWS: A LATE SEASON …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Winter storm Q moved into St. Louis Park late Thursday night.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Winter storm Q moved into St. Louis Park late Thursday night.
Updated 11 p.m. Friday: The National Weather Service has again dropped the expected snowfall amount for St. Louis Park. We could receive between 2 to 6 inches through Friday. That means the morning commute could be difficult, so be careful out there. If we receive more than 3 inches of snow, a parking ban will go into effect. A SLP ParkAlert reminding people of the parking ban rules went out around 6 p.m. You also can call the winter parking hotline 24 hours a day at 952-924-2180. *** Original post Wednesday night: St. Louis Park will be in a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). "A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The National Weather Service has forecast 1 to 3 inches, but the advisory says we could get as many as 4 inches.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The National Weather Service forecast 1 to 3 inches, but a spotter says only 1 inch fell as of 5:10 a.m. Monday.
A weather spotter in St. Louis Park reported 1 inch as of 5:10 a.m. Monday. Less than an inch of snow is forecast Monday night. The forecast has changed so it should be mostly cloudy this week, but very little snow is expected. *** The National Weather Service says St. Louis Park should receive between 1 and 3 inches of snow Sunday night into Monday morning. We will update this story with snow totals when we get them. If we receive more than 3 inches, you will need to move your vehicles off city streets. *** St. Louis Park is in a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 3 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities/Chanhassen says snow accumulations could reach 2 to 4 inches, with as much as 5 inches in some areas. …
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…
Snow, sleet, freezing rain could make travel difficult.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter-weather advisory for Hennepin County. Freezing rain, snow and sleet are possible this afternoon and tonight throughout the Twin Cities region as the outskirts of Winter Storm Luna pass through the area. That could make for a difficult commute Monday morning. Dakota and Washington counties, as well as western Wisconsin, have been upgraded to a winter storm warning, and could see several inches of snow accumulate. But some wintry precipitation is possible anywhere in the region. Weather service officials are urging caution on the roads. The advisory is expected to expire at midnight.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Wind chills could reach dangerous lows on Sunday and Monday nights.
There's cold, and there's Minneapolis cold. The Twin Cities area is about to get the kind of freeze-your-face-off Arctic temperatures that give Midwesterners their reputation for hardiness. The temperature is expected to start dropping Saturday afternoon; Monday could be the first day in four years with a high temperature of less than zero. Sunday and Monday nights could see lows of about 8 below zero, and with west-northwest winds of up to 11 mph, well, let's just say "freeze-your-face-off" might not be an exaggeration. The combination of wind and cold could equal a wind chill of about 27 below zero, and at that temperature, according to the National Weather Service, exposed skin is subject to frostbite in less than 30 minutes. By the …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
The National Weather Service says freezing drizzle, snow, slippery roads, strong winds and wind chills of 15 to 20 below zero are expected through noon Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hennepin County and other areas of the state of Minnesota. The advisory was issued at 12:08 a.m. and will continue through noon Saturday. Here is the full National Weather Service statement: URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN 1208 AM CST SAT JAN 12 2013 ...FREEZING DRIZZLE...SNOW AND STRONG WINDS OVERNIGHT WILL CAUSE TRAVEL PROBLEMS OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL OCCUR FOR A FEW HOURS EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW ACROSS WEST CENTRAL INTO CENTRAL MINNESOTA…