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  • What's closed during the cold snap
    Public schools aren't the only closures for the upcoming historic cold snap.January 4, 2014
  • Historic freeze could break temp records
    Temperature predictions are startling: 25 below zero in Fargo, N.D., minus 31 in International Falls, Minn., and 15 below in Indianapolis and Chicago.January 4, 2014
  • How to prepare your car for the cold
    AAA Minnesota/Iowa is expecting three to four times the normal call volume and drivers seeking non-emergency help can expect to wait three to six hours for someone to respond.January 3, 2014
  • Gov. Dayton orders schools closed Monday due to cold weather
    Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered every K-12 public school in Minnesota to close on Monday due to the expected cold weather, says Bob Hume, deputy chief of staff in the office of the governor.January 3, 2014
  • Nine reported dead, airports hammered by heavy East Coast snow
    A winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, temporarily shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide is now was blamed on at least nine deaths.January 3, 2014
  • Coldest in 9 years ahead? Much milder late next week
    The strongest arctic front in nearly a decade descends on Minnesota this weekend. Sunday through Tuesday will probably be the coldest three days of winter in Minnesota.January 2, 2014
  • East coast storm affects some travel at MSP airport
    As of early this afternoon, Delta had cancelled just three flights scheduled to depart from the Twin Cities to the area affected by the storm.January 2, 2014
  • From a warm year to a warmer one? Maybe
    The new year has a shot at being the warmest on record.The Daily Circuit, January 2, 2014
  • Minnesota's 'weather whiplash' of 2013
    Will our Jekyll and Hyde weather pattern continue, flipping from one extreme to the next? A milder spring than the one we missed in 2013? More tornadoes than the 15 we last year -- the lowest tally in 23 years? Updraft's Paul Huttner weighs in.January 1, 2014
  • Coldest so far: 43 below zero in Embarrass
    Say what you want about being hearty Minnesotans, 43 degrees below zero gets our attention. That's what the thermometer read in Embarrass this morning. That's the coldest temperature recorded so far in Minnesota this winter season.December 31, 2013
  • Another frigid series of Alberta Clippers on tap
    The snow moves down I-94 this morning and hangs over eastern Minnesota through this afternoon. Evening rush hour will be slick from St. Cloud through the Twin Cities and Rochester. Snow will taper off from west to east early this evening.December 30, 2013
  • Spirit Mountain, skating rink closed due to cold
    Extremely cold weather has forced the closure of Duluth's Spirit Mountain ski area, while prompting wind chill warnings and advisories throughout the state.December 29, 2013
  • Here comes the arctic blast
    By Sunday morning temperatures will have fallen nearly 50 degrees in western Minnesota. Dangerously cold wind chills are expected across much of the state.December 28, 2013
  • An unusually cold December
    This has been the coldest month of December statewide since 2000. This month brought average temperatures across the state that were 7 to 13 degrees colder than normal, with many nights well below 0 degrees. Some communities will report average monthly temperatures for December that fall within the coldest ten historically. University of Minnesota Meteorologist Mark Seeley talks about this month's weather and more with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.December 27, 2013
  • Flirting with 40 degrees on Friday?
    A warm front is expected to push into the state later tonight. If we get some breaks in the cloud cover on Friday we could see some of the warmest readings of the month. So far this December the mercury has topped out at 38 degrees in Minneapolis-St. Paul on December 2nd. We'll flirt with 40 degrees on Friday afternoon.December 26, 2013

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