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  • Week ahead will be chilly, with some cold rain and wet snow
    A weather maker is shaping up for mid week and we'll be tracking the chances of accumulating snowfall. Currently, a couple of inches of wet snow look to be most likely north of the Twin Cities.April 14, 2014
  • Mid-April snow greets morning commuters
    The Minnesota Department of Transportation says roads south and east of Rochester are in difficult driving condition, and that includes Interstate 90 from south of Rochester to the state line. Wisconsin's department of transportation says I-90 is snow covered east of LaCrosse.April 14, 2014
  • Climatologist says snow-free areas of Minnesota growing rapidly
    MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about snow melting quickly across more and more of the state. He also has a wet forecast for the next week or so.April 11, 2014
  • Our continuing look at climate change
    The latest research on our changing climate.The Daily Circuit, April 10, 2014
  • Minnesotans survive polar siege, revel in spring
    Among those happy to ease out of a defensive crouch against winter: PJ Lloyd. She was on her way back to her car after dropping off her dogs in St. Paul when she said she missed seeing the sun, birds, people and kids: "Everyone's been holed up for six months."April 10, 2014
  • Out of the winter, into wildfire danger
    The warmest day of 2014 so far is here. A gusty south to southwest wind boosts temps into the 70s today south and west of a Fargo-to-St. Cloud-to-Eau Claire line. The last time we hit 70 in the metro? October 11. It seems like an eternity after our winter time warp.April 9, 2014
  • Video: Watch April snow melt, in 45 seconds
    The seven inches of April snow that fell last week in St. Paul, Minn. didn't take long to melt with above average temperatures this weekend.April 7, 2014
  • Play ball! Warmest week in 6 months ahead
    After the coldest winter season in 78 years, the cheers reverberating through downtown Minneapolis may be as much about the end of winter and arrival of Opening Day as for the Twins taking the field at around 3:10 p.m.April 7, 2014
  • Video: More than 6 inches of snow, in 46 seconds
    Downtown St. Paul, Minn. received more than six inches of snow during an overnight storm on Friday. Watch eighteen hours compressed into 46 seconds.April 4, 2014
  • More than 100 vehicles slip off the road statewide in spring snowstorm
    In the metro area, where heavy snow fell overnight and through morning rush hour, troopers handled 26 crashes, two with injuries, and 76 cases where vehicles went off the road during the morning drive.April 4, 2014
  • Winter storm this big unusual in April
    "If you can work from home today, it probably isn't a bad idea," MPR Meteorologist Mark Seely told MPR News' Morning Edition this morning.April 4, 2014
  • Live updates: Snow slows travel across Minn.
    Driving conditions are difficult in much of the state where snow plow drivers are working to clear roads. The Twin Cities has received 6 to 7 inches of snow As much as 10 inches fell overnight in some areas of west central Minnesota.April 3, 2014
  • Snow likely late tonight and Friday morning
    The latest trends suggest rain will change to snow this evening or around midnight in the Twin Cities.April 3, 2014
  • Winter storm warnings: Historic 'Top 10' April snowfall possible
    Even a late changeover to snow Thursday evening still leaves a good 12 hours of potentially heavy snow, with models cranking out snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.April 2, 2014
  • Get ready for a gut-punch: More snow coming Thursday
    This system appears to have all the right dynamics to produce heavy, even prolific snowfall totals. A swath of 6 to 12 inches seems very reasonable at this point, and some models hint at as much as 16 inches.April 2, 2014

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