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?
In a conversation that was started this morning with a story about warming up vehicles before driving them in this excessively cold weather, we pointed out that the City of Duluth has an ordinance on the books that says it is illegal to have an unattended vehicle running. This, of course, had a lot …
If you're one of the thousands of people that either fell in love with the icy natural wonders of the Apostle Islands ice caves or you regret not being able to make the trip last year, I have some good news!
Waking up to temperatures near zero degrees this morning made it feel a lot more like January than mid-November. Beside making us all dream of warmer weather, those unseasonably cold temperatures are leading to abnormally early ice on the greatest of the Great Lakes as well.
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.