Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The warning is in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday to 7 p.m. Thursday. Look out for heavy snow falling as fast as 1–2 inches per hour.
Happy May Day. Now that we've taken care of that, there's a new Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service for Inver Grove Heights promising "heavy snow"—like as many as 9 inches. We're likely to set a record for the most snow we've ever had in the month of May, according to WCCO-AM. Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning that the National Weather Service announced at 3:54 a.m. Wednesday: RARE MAY SNOW STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY A cold front will stall over southern Wisconsin into central Iowa through tonight. Several areas of low pressure will shift northeast along this front, working within a strong surge of incoming colder air to produce periods of moderate to heavy accumulating snow over the region, …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
A winter storm warning is in effect.
Ready or not, here it comes. A “powerful system” is expected to dump snow in the area Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 10 inches could fall by the time the storm passes through. A winter storm warning is in effect. The National Weather Service warns that Thursday morning’s commute will likely be “heavily impacted.” A wintry mix was expected to begin before 7 p.m., with up to 3-5 inches of snow falling Wednesday night. It’s expected to continue Thursday morning, with another 3-5 inches forecasted. Snow is also expected Thursday night and Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
Friday, February 22, 2013
District 197 and 199 schools open, but cities' parking restrictions now in effect.
As expected, Winter Storm Q has brought about five inches of snow to the Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights area, and another inch or so could fall today. District 197 and district 199 schools are open as usual, but enough snow has fallen that commuters are facing a long, hazardous drive, and both Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights's plowing operation have gone into effect. Major roadways are being cleared first, followed by collector and residential streets. Inver Grove Heights is subdivided into eight plowing routes. Plowing begins between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. and, as long as snow keeps falling, workers will continue plowing for up to 12 hours to clear all 334 miles of roadway. On-street parking is prohibited until plowing is …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights are in the path of Winter Storm Q, expected to blow by from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon.
Updated 2:30 p.m. 2/20/2013: The National Weather Service Winter Storm Watch has been reduced to a Winter Weather Advisory, as the bulk of Thursday's storm is expected to pass to our south. However, as much as half a foot of snow could still fall in Mendota Heights, Inver Grrove Heights and the rest of Dakota County from Thursday evening through Friday morning. Original story: Get your shovels ready again. Winter Storm "Q," the latest in a long line of storms to sweep across the Twin Cities region, is expected to reach Dakota County by Thursday evening. By the time you're headed home from work Friday, we could see an additional seven inches of snow in Eagan, according to an winter storm watch alert from the National Weather Service. The …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Increasing temperatures may bring slight snowfall and a chance of rain on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The Presidents Day weather outlook includes warmer temperatures with a chance of rain and snow, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters predict a slight chance of snow before noon on Monday, followed by snow and possible rain on Monday afternoon, with high temperatures in the low 30s. The snow could continue into Monday evening. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 20 degrees, and on Sunday the high may increase to 30 degrees, according to the weather service.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The National Weather Service calls today’s snowstorm “major” and “powerful.” Up to 12 inches of snow could fall today.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter UPDATE 4:15 P.M.: Here is the latest advisory on the winter story from the National Weather Service: ...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS UNDERWAY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA... ...VERY HEAVY SNOW TOTALS EXPECTED THROUGH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE TWIN CITIES METRO... .A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH CREATING WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MIDNIGHT FOR EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN FOR HEAVY SNOWFALL. FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA REMAINS UNDER A …
Sunday’s snowstorm causing travel headaches throughout the Twin Cities, including inver Grove Heights.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter Sunday’s snowstorm is causing traffic headaches throughout the Twin Cities. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s 511mn.org website, all major highways throughout the Twin Cities—including highway 52 and 55—are experiencing difficult driving conditions. Traffic cameras on Highway 52 south show snow-covered roads and little traffic. The slick roads are leading to crashes. Shortly after noon Sunday, the Minnesota State Patrol said that 301 crashes were reported statewide since 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Injuries were reported in 32 of those crashes. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNING Here is the most recent forecast warning from the…
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Saturday, December 8, 2012
The National Weather Services says the area could receive five to nine inches of snow between Saturday night and Sunday night.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter UPDATE: 7:15 P.M.—Inver Grove Heights and Dakota County now is under a winter storm warning. Here is the latest advisory from the National Weather Service: ...MAJOR WINTER STORM BEARING DOWN ON THE UPPER MIDWEST TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... ...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... .A POWERFUL WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO ORGANIZE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS AND WILL BEGIN AFFECTING WESTERN MINNESOTA THIS EVENING...AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM ABOUT NEW ULM TO ROCHESTER ON SUNDAY WHICH IS A LITTLE FURTHER SOUTH THAN EARLIER ANTICIPATED. …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The latest forecast from the National Weather Service says Inver Grove Heights could receive as much as 6 inches of snow between Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter UPDATE 4:45 P.M.—Here is the latest from the National Weather Service about this weekend's snow potential: ...SOME SNOW TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING...THEN A LARGER WINTER STORM EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY EVENING... .THE FIRST OF TWO SYSTEMS IS CURRENTLY PRODUCING LIGHT SNOW ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF THIS EVENING WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF GENERALLY AN INCH OR TWO. IT APPEARS THE SECOND SYSTEM FOR THE WEEKEND WILL DEVELOP INTO A WINTER STORM. A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT NORTH OF A LINE FROM MADISON TO THE TWIN CITIES AND LADYSMITH SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO WESTERN …