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  • 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
  • Hundreds of thousands without power in US, Canada after ice storm
    Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked Wednesday to restore power to more than half a million homes left in the dark by last weekend's ice storm, and people slowly trickled out of shelters to spend Christmas Day at their finally warm homes.December 25, 2013
  • Snow emergencies in Mpls., St. Paul
    Parking restrictions go into effect at 9 p.m.December 25, 2013
  • Ice storm means dark Christmas for many
    A half-million utility customers, from Michigan to Maine and into Canada, have been without power thanks to an ice storm that began rolling across the region last weekend.December 25, 2013
  • Snowfall to create icy roads this evening into Christmas morning
    Temperatures were bitter cold this morning. Early morning low temperatures dropped to 35 below zero at Babbitt and Embarrass in northern Minnesota.December 24, 2013
  • Arctic cold settles over Minnesota, region
    Temperatures fell to as cold as 34 below zero at International Falls overnight, with a low of 32 below zero at Bemidji; 30 below zero at Brainerd,  and 21 below zero at Hayward, Wis.December 24, 2013

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