Sunday, December 9, 2012
Sunday’s snowstorm causing travel headaches throughout the Twin Cities, including Mendota Heights.
Sunday’s snowstorm is causing traffic headaches throughout the Twin Cities. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s 511mn.org website, all major highways throughout the Twin Cities—including highway 52 and 55—are experiencing difficult driving conditions. Traffic cameras on Highway 52 south show snow-covered roads and little traffic. The slick roads are leading to crashes. Shortly after noon Sunday, the Minnesota State Patrol said that 301 crashes were reported statewide since 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Injuries were reported in 32 of those crashes. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNING Here is the most recent forecast warning from the National Weather Service: ...FORECAST SNOW AMOUNTS HAVE INCREASED AS MAJOR WINTER STORM CONTINUES…
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The weather folks are predicting up to 15 inches of snow in parts of Dakota County today. How much has fallen at your house? Post your photos here!
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Two to four inches of snow is predicted to fall before Wednesday afternoon.
It's not the "snownami" of months past, but a Winter Weather Advisory has still been issued for Dakota County through 6 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service has predicted snowfall of two to four inches coupled with winds of 15-25 mph that could decrease visibility and make travel more difficult. The snow is expected to move from southern Minnesota through the southeastern metro over the night and early morning, with snowfall intensifying early Wednesday. The good news? More snow doesn't mean more cold. Wednesday's high is still predicted to be 34 degrees.
Monday, December 6, 2010
After Friday's snowstorm, the classic pastime was revived at Henry Sibley High School's hill. Check out five tips for staying safe while sledding this winter.
Heading to Henry Sibley High School's hill, sled in hand, has been a tradition for decades. Following Friday's snowfall, which brought up to 10 inches in parts of the metro, was no exception. Day or night, residents of all ages can be found chasing the thrill of the sled rushing down the steep, but not too steep, slope. As more snow continues to fall, the Henry Sibley hill will become ever more popular, attracting friends and families to take a break from the warmth of their homes and enjoy the outdoor activities Mendota Heights has to offer. A few precautions to stay safe while sledding from the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Tip 1: Slide feet first, sitting up. Tip 2: If sledding at night, make sure you choose a well-…