Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A winter storm warning is in effect.
Ready or not, here it comes. A “powerful system” is expected to dump snow in the area Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 10 inches could fall by the time the storm passes through. A winter storm warning is in effect. The National Weather Service warns that Thursday morning’s commute will likely be “heavily impacted.” Get real-time traffic updates here on Patch. A wintry mix was expected to begin before 10 p.m., with up to 3-5 inches of snow falling Wednesday night. It’s expected to continue Thursday morning, with another 3-5 inches forecasted. Snow is also expected Thursday night and Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Expect sleet and rain in addition to snow, according to a warning issued Tuesday morning.
Minnesotans will have to wait a little longer for the arrival of spring temperatures; winter weather will be back in force this week, according to a winter storm warning issued on Tuesday by the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for 6-12 inches of snow, sleet and rain across central Minnesota and the Twin Cities area. The first line of wintry precipitation is expected to hit the metro on Tuesday afternoon, with snow expected as temperatures drop on Wednesday. More sleet and rain may come on Thursday as the snow tapers off on Thursday morning, according to the weather service. Strong winds are also possible with this storm, and as much as a tenth of an inch of ice could accumulate during this weather system, forecasters say.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The National Weather Service says Lakeville could see up to 6 inches of snow.
Updated 5:30 p.m. 2/20/2013: The National Weather Service Winter Storm Watch has been reduced to a Winter Weather Advisory, as the bulk of Thursday's storm is expected to pass to our south. But that's a relative statement. As much as half a foot of snow could still fall in Lakeville and the rest of Dakota County from Thursday through Friday morning. You can be sure of one thing: both commutes to work will be a hassle on Friday. Check out our real-time traffic updates here on Lakeville Patch. All told, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lakeville and much of the state, which will be in effect from Thursday night to Friday afternoon. According to the NWS, 3 to 6 inches of snow is possible between Thursday …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Increasing temperatures may bring slight snowfall and a chance of rain on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Spring is coming. No doubt about that. How do we know? Because the weather in Lakeville is turning into a roller coaster. On Friday night, lows could drop all the way down to zero in Lakeville. But by Sunday, temperatures near freezing could make for a nice walk around Ritter Farm Park. The Presidents Day weather outlook includes even 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.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Another two inches is expected on top of the two that fell Sunday.
Check Monday's real-time traffic reports here. Winter Storm Orko isn't quite done with us yet. While only an inch or two of snow fell across Lakeville, tonight should see more snow and freezing drizzle, for a total accumulation of three to four inches. It's going to be significantly colder, too, with tonight's lows in the mid-20s and wind gusts of up to 25 mph. The thermometer should dip to about 12 Monday night.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The National Weather Service's winter weather advisory expires at 3 a.m., but that doesn't mean the morning commute isn't going to be a hassle.
Get real-time traffic and cummute updates. Lakeville is in a Winter Weather Advisory, which will end at 3 a.m. Monday morning, but that doesn't mean the morning commute won't be a hassle. The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities/Chanhassen says snow accumulations could reach 2 to 4 inches, with as much as 5 inches in some areas around the cities. "A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties," according to the NWS. "Be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibilities ... and use caution while driving." Snow is forecast throughout the beginning of the week in Lakeville, with high temperatures in the low 30s and lows in the single digits. Here is the full weather statement: …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The National Weather Service predicts up to 3 inches of snow could fall in Lakeville through Thursday afternoon. Projected totals are higher to the south as a massive storm slams the midwest.
With the track of an impending super-storm shifting, Lakeville and Dakota County are now included in a winter storm advisory that takes effect at 9 p.m. Wednesday and expires 6 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service says up to 3 inches of snow could fall in Lakeville through Thursday afternoon. Projected totals are higher to the south. A whopping 15-inches are forecast for parts of southern Minnesota and Iowa, as well as blizzard conditions. But snow isn't the only concern. The wind will pickup speeds overnight with gusts as high as 30 mph predicted for Thursday, creating visibliity issues with blowing snow. Then the cold hits. Wind chill values are expected to dip as low as minus 8 degrees. Here's more from the NWS: A WINTER STORM …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The rain is already falling and will likely mix with snow Saturday and Sunday.
Lakeville will see some rain and snow this weekend. It will be sloppy, but nothing like last weekend. According to the National Weather Service, rain began falling ovenight and will continue through much of Saturday, with high temperatures in the mid-30s and low temperatures around 30 degrees. Cities north and west of the Minneapolis/Twin Cities metro area will see freezing rain. Some snow is possible Saturday night into midday Sunday in lakeville. The high temperature is forecast to be 31 Sunday, with a low temperature of 17 degrees. Here is the National Weather Service's Full Hazardous Weather Outlook statement: HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN 545 AM CST SAT DEC 15 2012 MNZ058>063-065>070-074>…
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The National Weather Service calls today’s snowstorm “major” and “powerful.” Several inches of snow could fall today.
Looks like the weather-poeple got the snow forecast wrong. This time in a crazy-weird way—they predicted much, much less than we're actually going to get. As of noon on Sunday, Lakeville already had more than 6-inches of snow, according to a boot-print report by a resident who posted the news on Facebook. When it's all said and done, Lakeville could be buried under more than a foot of snow. Planning to take photos of the snowfall this weekend? Submit your shots to Lakeville Patch by adding them to our community gallery, or to this article. The Twin Cities is currently in the grips of the biggest snow storm in two years, and some places, the National Weather Services says, could get more than 15 inches of snow before it's all said and done…
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