A low pressure system will track to our south Sunday and Sunday night, bringing snow to southern and central Minnesota. The heaviest snow is expected over southwestern and south-central Minnesota. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Global Forecast System model shows the possible snow pattern, and the areas that could see the highest snow totals: Purple shaded Read more

Our snow missed the February deadline. The snow that blanketed our Twin Cities metro area lawns Wednesday morning accumulated after midnight Tuesday night. That means that it counts as March snow, not February snow, in the monthly snow tallies. The official Twin Cities February snowfall total, as measured at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, stayed at .3″. That .3″ snow total Read more

Meteorologists refer to December through February as “meteorological winter”, because those are the three coldest months of the year in the northern hemisphere. The Twin Cities metro area was warmer than normal all three months of this meteorological winter, which ends at midnight Tuesday. The bitterly cold winter that was forecast by some pundits didn’t materialize for Read more