Friday, March 15, 2013
A winter weather advisory has also been issued for Dakota County by the National Weather Service.
A mix of freezing rain and sleet falling this morning is expected to become snow by 2 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. By Saturday morning, Apple Valley, Rosemount, and much of the Twin Cities and surrounding area could see from three to five inches of snow. The National Weather Service issued this hazardous weather outlook at 4:57 a.m. Friday: DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT TWO ROUNDS OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE FIRST ROUND WILL COME THIS MORNING...AS PRECIPITATION STARTS OUT AS FREEZING RAIN FOR 2 TO 4 HOURS...BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO SNOW. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH...ALONG WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. THERE WERE BE A LULL IN PRECIPITATION MID DAY...…
Friday, February 15, 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.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Visibilities are dropping to below a mile to a half mile, and freezing drizzle is possible tonight in the south metro area.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook Wednesday morning for Dakota County and the Twin Cities area. A weak storm system is spreading light snow across Burnsville, Apple Valley and other Dakota County towns. Light freezing drizzle is possible tonight through Thursday morning. A short-term forecast for the area was released in the following statement: VISIBILITIES ARE DROPPING BELOW A MILE IN LIGHT SNOW TO A HALF MILE IN MODERATE SNOWFALL ACROSS THE MOST OF MINNESOTA AND JUST BEGINNING OVER WESTERN WISCONSIN THIS MORNING. THE TRAILING EDGE IS IN WESTERN MINNESOTA MOVING AWAY FROM ALEXANDRIA...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO AND ALBERT LEA...TOWARDS LITTLE FALLS...ST CLOUD...THE WESTERN TWIN CITY METRO AND ROCHESTER BETWEEN …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The south metro could see snow transition to sleet and rain Tuesday evening, making roads slick.
2:45 p.m. Tuesday: The National Weather Service still puts Apple Valley and the rest of Dakota County in its winter storm warning area, but the forecast now calls for one to four inches of snow for the area and most concern for possible sleet and freezing rain. ____________________________ 8:30 a.m. Tuesday: Apple Valley could be looking at snow Tuesday and Wednesday. Or sleet. Or rain. Or a mix of all three. As of Tuesday morning, Apple Valley and Dakota County were under the National Weather Service's winter storm warning, in effect for east-central Minnesota and south through parts of Wisconsin from noon Tuesday through 6 p.m. Wednesday. The heaviest snowfall of the projected four to 10 inches is expected in the north metro and …