Thursday, December 20, 2012
Strong winds and blowing snow will be the main impact today.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter Here is the latest information from the National Weather Service: A STEADY LIGHT SNOW IS TAPERING FLURRIES OVER THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA...THIS MORNING. THE SOUTH AND EAST METRO HAD THE MOST SNOWFALL OVER NIGHT. GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES. ACCUMULATING SNOW IS TAPERING TO A STEADY LIGHT SNOW OVER THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF MINNESOTA...AND MUCH WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN. A STEADY LIGHT SNOW IS FALLING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM THIS. HEAVIER SNOWS ARE FALLING OVER THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF MINNESOTA ROUGHLY SOUTH OR EAST OF A LINE FROM RED WING TO ALBERT LEA. OVERNIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The track of a major winter storm has moved northwest, meaning Inver Grove Heights could see accumulating snow.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter UPDATE 9:50 P.M.: Here is the latest winter weather advisory issued at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday. The advisory covers Dakota, Blue Earth, LeSueur, Scott, Washington and Watonwan counties: A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL SPREAD SNOW ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN BEGINNING TONIGHT...AND LASTING THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOWFALL TOTALS WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 9 INCHES ALONG A LINE FROM ALBERT LEA...TO RED WING MINNESOTA...AND UP THROUGH EAU CLAIRE WISCONSIN...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS NORTH AND WEST OF THIS LINE. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY THE SNOW AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING ALONG I-90 …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Monday morning’s rush hour was a commuter’s headache, as traffic crawled on slick highways.
Most Twin Cities freeways were in fair condition at midday Monday, a couple hours after one of the most nerve-racking morning rush hours in recent memory. Commuters across the metro still were stuck in traffic on snow-covered and icy roads heading after the traditional 9 a.m. end of the rush hour. The Star Tribune says that traffic on Interstate 694 in the north metro was crawling as late as 11 a.m. Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation was reporting that most major highways in the Twin Cities—including I-35E, I-35W, I-94, I-494 and highways 3, 52, 55, 61, 62 and 169—were in fair driving condition. Roads were treated, but snow and icy patches were evident. Authorities were investigating a number of …
Monday, December 3, 2012
High temperatures during the remainder of the work week are expected to range between 34 and 43 degrees.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter Enjoy the balmy temperatures—at least by December standards—on Monday, because cooler weather appears to be heading our way. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen is predicting high temperatures for the rest of this work week to range between 34 and 43. While those temperatures are near or above average for this time of year, they probably will feel chilly as compared to today’s high. At 11:30 a.m., the weather station at Fleming Field in South St. Paul was reporting foggy and misty conditions and a temperature of 55 degrees. If you’re wondering, the record high for Dec. 3 in 63, which happened in 1982. NO MEASURABLE SNOW IN SIGHT …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Have a weather related question? Keith Marler, a Twin Cities meteorologist on FOX 9 will be answering your questions as this week’s Patch Pro.
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
As the saying goes in Minnesota, “If you don't like the weather, just wait five minutes and it will change.” As one of the meteorologists at FOX 9, it’s Keith Marler’s job to share those weather changes, forecasts and other weather related items in the Twin Cities area. Each weekday morning 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on FOX 9, he provides the daily forecast for television viewers as the morning meteorologist. A Maple Grove resident, Marler has been named “American’s Favorite Weather Forecaster by Weatherist.com and “Twin Cities Best TV Weatherperson” by City Pages. For Thursday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 14, he’ll be answering weather related questions from Patch users. So go ahead and ask away! Leave your questions in the comments area below …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Southern Dakota County was under a severe thunderstorm warning at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
UPDATE 10:55 P.M.—The severe thunderstorm watch has been cancelled. ____________________________ We already know that August has started off with hot and muggy conditions. But are a few rumbles of thunder and rain also in store for the first day of the month? The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of southern Minnesota, including Dakota County and the rest of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, until 1 a.m. Thursday. Excluded from the watch are counties near Rochester in the southeast corner of the state. For this evening, the weather service is calling for scattered showers and thunderstorms, some of which could be severe, and a low of 69. Mostly sunny skies and a high of 89 are in the forecast for …