FOX 9 Weather Forecast for Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020
Thirty degrees might not be too warm for most, but when you're used to the brutal cold of a Minnesota winter, 30 degrees can feel nice.
The next couple of weeks will likely change many of our attitudes about our winter so far with plenty of mild temperatures likely to round out our January… what’s typically our coldest month of the year. But overall, according to the Accumulated Winter Season Severity Index (AWSSI), it’s been a harsh winter for some so far.
FOX 9 Weather forecast for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow, is located north of the Arctic Circle and experiences a phenomenon called the “polar night.”
Roads are rough Thursday morning thanks to some overnight snow, causing plenty of spin outs and crash during the morning commute.
The winter warm up has begun with temperatures lingering in the 30s for the rest of the week, leading to drizzle and light flakes in the Twin Cities metro.
The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents about falling iguanas.
Temps in the 30s...and get used to it, they'll be here for a while.
The National Weather Service usually sticks to atmospheric weather events, but the agency made a special exception and expanded forecasting criteria to include things falling from above.
The month of January in Minnesota usually consists of mounds of snow, bitter cold, and putting on more clothes than you even knew you had just to keep from shivering. It can be brutal. But this year hasn’t been all that cold. I realize that warmth, or lack thereof, is in the eye of the beholder. I’m not saying that it hasn’t been cold because who would call 10° warm? But what I am saying, is that by Minnesota standards, our January has been pretty mild… and that is likely to continue.
Highs in the teens to low 20s today, but a warming trend started Wednesday
787 cars were towed over the weekend snow emergency, according to the city of Minneapolis.
Look for a thaw later in the week
Though the snow has tapered off in the Twin Cities metro, much of southern Minnesota is still dealing with tough conditions.
A dog in the coastal Canadian city of St John’s couldn’t dig himself out of his owners’ home on Saturday after a massive blizzard struck the region.
FOX 9 Weather Forecast for Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020
People in a Puerto Rico discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, setting off a social media uproar as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.
A snowmobiler was killed Saturday night after he was hit by a truck while trying to cross a highway in northern Minnesota.
As the snow began falling Friday, Minnesota drivers reported slippery conditions throughout the state.