Friday, February 8, 2013
Up to 10 inches of snow, strong winds possible Sunday and Monday.
Here we go again. Monday morning’s commute could be a major mess, as the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Dakota County and the entire Twin Cities region, beginning early Sunday morning and continuing through Monday afternoon. Snow accumulations of up to 10 inches are possible. The precipitation should begin with a light, wintry mix Saturday night, turning to heavy snow by late Sunday. To top it all off, strong winds on the back end of the front will result in blowing, drifting snow on Sunday night and Monday morning. The Twin Cities region isn’t getting hit nearly so hard as other areas of the country. A blizzard watch is in effect for western and central Minnesota, which could see more than a foot of snow, …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Traffic accidents were scarce as Inver Grove Heights dodged another winter bullet overnight.
As the region woke up to two inches of slush, Inver Grove Heights residents prepared for an unpleasant commute. While areas twenty miles north of the Twin Cities were buried under up to a foot of snow, Dakota County escaped the worst of the storm. Police Lt. Sean Folmar said there had been two minor accidents overnight in Inver Grove Heights. One car ran into a ditch, another skidded off the road. No serious injuries were noted. Folmar said city crews were out clearing intersections. He stated traffic on the main roads was moving well, and expected conditions to improve as the day goes on. “For us, it’s been pretty uneventful this morning,” said Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows. He had not received reports of anything worse than cars …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Forecasters are not sure whether we’ll be hit with lots of snow or rain over the next 36 hours.
What is certain, is that some part of Minnesota will be covered in up to a foot of snow by tomorrow evening. Most likely, it won’t be Inver Grove Heights, or the Twin Cities. The National Weather Service downgraded its Winter Storm Warning this morning. Light snow is expected to be followed by rain and sleet later today. Rain may turn into snow again tonight and into tomorrow morning, but accumulations should be modest. Heavier snow is expected North of the Twin Cities. A foot or more is possible in Central and Northern Minnesota. If you are traveling to that part of the state, be extremely cautious (and take a look at our winter driving tips), as blizzard conditions are expected there. According to the National Weather Service, more snow …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Sick of the frigid, snowy weather in Inver Grove Heights? Where do you wish you could be instead?
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- David Henke
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Forecasters are preducting temperatures in the 20s for much of the week — balmy weather, compared to the deep freeze we've had over the last few days. Even though things are warming up, January's bitter cold has me thinking of tropical beaches and palm trees. Wish you were at your favorite vacation spot this time of year? Share your photos of where you'd rather be.