Christmas hasn't been this cold in St. Cloud in 20 years -- and this year the temperatures will be more of the same all the way to the New Year. Maybe this time around a lump of coal or two wouldn't be the worst thing you could get in your stocking.
Good news for Christmas travelers as the National Weather Service is saying that some parts of Central Minnesota now might not see any snow at all this week -- although areas north of St. Cloud could still see a few inches Wednesday.
According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm capable of producing significant snowfall will move out of the Rockies reaching us Wednesday through Friday -- followed by very cold air with below-zero or single digit highs.
While a white Christmas in Minnesota is never a sure thing, odds across most of the state are usually in its favor. Here in St. Cloud we have a historical probability of about 75% that our Christmases will be white-- but what about this year?
With May and June proving to be active weather months, Stearns County is issuing some clarification on their procedures for sounding the outdoor sirens. Some listeners calling into WJON on Sunday night did mention that they were confused about the timing of the weather sirens.
Stearns County officials made the decision to sound the outdoor sirens on Friday evening, despite the fact that the National Weather Service in Chanhassen did not activate a warning for the area. That left a lot of people confused about what was going on.
According to the Weather Channel, we're going to get an early taste of spring this weekend with forecast highs expected to hit 46˚ today, 45˚ on Saturday, and a cooler 36˚ on Sunday -- with a few optimistic bank thermometers topping out at 50˚ somewhere along the w…
Snow is expected to develop this evening across most of Minnesota tonight and continue falling into Sunday, with 2-3" expected in St. Cloud -- and more to the south and west where a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect.
Snow is expected to begin overnight tonight across Central Minnesota, continuing through the day on Monday -- eventually leaving behind 2-3" of new accumulation in St. Cloud. Following the snow, expect above average temperatures later in the week -- with highs approaching 40˚…
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch in effect from 3 PM Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning for the entire southern half of the state, including St. Cloud, Marshall, Willmar, and the Twin Cities. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for extreme Southeastern Minnesot…