Polar vortex winter: Lake Superior nearly frozen over a month early
You know it’s been a real winter when the big lake they call Gitche Gumee is nearly frozen over in early February.
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Storm dumps 16″ in Kansas, plows through Northeast today
We add a few more sub-zero mornings in the next week but there are signs of a warm up late next week and into the following week.
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Nordic Outbreak: Next cold wave digs in as snow blasts Midwest and East
Gutting it out We endure one more arctic swipe this week. Another week of wind chill advisories and crooked numbers with minus signs flashing on your local bank thermometer. We can do it Minnesota! Much like the stock market, our weather is overdue for a correction. It just can’t stay this cold for too much Read more →
Breaking Good? Thaw potential next week, major snow ‘bombs’ blast USA first
Highs today stall in the lower teens in the south and struggle to reach zero up north as the next wave of arctic air oozes south this week. Read more →
Chilly week, Snowmageddon on tap for Northeast?
Arctic air pushes in Tuesday night, and locks down with more sub-zero temps and wind chills Wednesday into Friday. Read more →
Coldest winter in 30 years so far, warmer pattern shift next week?
Look for the dreaded wind chill advisories to return by Wednesday, but a warmer pattern may be on the way. Read more →
Cold easing; accumulating snow southeast Minnesota tonight
Another cold front sags south into northern Minnesota tonight with a chance of light snow. A better chance of accumulating snow will be over southeast Minnesota late tonight and Thursday morning. Read more →
‘Coldest’ winter in 32 years? Alaska’s record 62 degree warmth, Icy Dixie disaster
Coldest winter in 32 years? It’s not apples to apples, but by one measure this is the coldest winter in the metro in 32 years through December and January. The last time we saw this many days of sub-zero cold was in 1981-82. Here are the teeth chattering numbers from the Minnesota Climatology Working Group. Minnesota Read more →
One-day thaw, clippers Friday and Sunday, deep freeze returns Monday
The next few days will test our ability to adapt to rapidly changing temperatures. Read more →
Friday clipper and warming trend, wintry numbers piling up
We bottom out today on cold for a few days. A brief warming trend kicks in tonight and Friday, and temps should top out in the low 30s sometime Friday afternoon. Read more →