Catching snowflakes on your tongue is part of growing up for many in parts of the world where it snows during winter months. Some (like me in my youth) even do things like take a bite out of a snowball for fun. Is this really safe to do?
The quickly approaching 2014-2015 winter season will see new terms used by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to describe winter driving conditions. The new terms will offer a more descriptive concept of what to expect on winter road than the older, more subjective terms.
The 2013-2014 winter season got off to a strong start, kicking off with a storm that dropped a few feet of snow on the region. From there, continued snow and brutal cold made this season one of the worst in years.
How about one more big snow event for good measure? Whether or not you like it, the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning effective from 7:00 am Wednesday through 10:00 am Thursday.
The 2013-2014 winter season has been creeping further up the list of the top 15 snowiest winter seasons on record. With a significant snowstorm wrapping up the first week of April, this winter jumps up a few rungs on the ladder of winter records.