Thursday, April 11, 2013
Lakeville's schools have not announced delays or closures as of 6:30 a.m.
Lakevillle and the rest of the metro area woke up to a 1-inch coating of thick snow, ice and slush Thursday morning, but Winter Storm Walda is expected to dump six to eight inches more snow on the metro throughout the day. The storm was enough to close or delay some schools in southwestern Minnesota—though none in Lakeville, as of 6:30 a.m.—and snarl the Thursday morning commute. Traffic is heavy throughout the metro, with snow and ice on the roads and crashes on Highway 77 and 35E. Forecasters are predicting that the heaviest blow will fall throughout the morning—up to three inches are expected by 11:30 a.m.—with light snow, rain and freezing rain expected throughout the afternoon. Local meteorologist Paul Douglas wrote on Wednesday that …
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.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Blizzard conditions with 2–5 inches of snow expected and gusts up to 45 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
Winter is not done with you yet, Lakeville. A blizzard warning from the National Weather Service for Scott County, incuding parts of Lakeville, and other counties to the west and south goes into effect at 1 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013. Get up to the minute traffic conditions on Lakeville Patch. The warning continues for 24 hours, until 1 a.m. Tuesday. Here is what the NWS says you can expect: A LATE SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING A QUICK BURST OF 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY ACROSS THE REGION. THIS STORM WILL DRIVE A POWERFUL COLD FRONT THROUGH MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN BY MIDDAY MONDAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF AROUND 50 MPH WILL FOLLOW BEHIND THE FRONT OVER WESTERN AND…
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, 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…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The National Weather Service forecast says 3-5 inches of snow could fall in Lakeville over the weekend, with deeper totals the further north you travel.
Winter is coming. Lakeville, and most of the Twin Cities for that matter, is expected to get dumped on with nearly half a foot of snow by Sunday night. As a result, the National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm watch and warning for parts of the metro area, whaich are both in effect from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon. Lakeville is expected to see 3-5 inches of snow while parts north of Dakota County are forecast to receive 6-8 inches. Windy conditions may lead to blowing and drifting snow and "near-blizzard" conditions in open areas, according to the NWS. (Stay on top of real-time weather by chicking out Lakeville Patch, and take a look at our real-time traffic monitor before venturing out.) The snow expected …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Nearly 20 inches of snow will fall north of the Twin Cities, but in Lakeville, 1-4 inches of sloppy, wet snow will fall with periods of heavy rain mixed in.
The snow has begun to fall in Lakeville, but don't get used to it. Soon, the snow will be changing over to sleet and eventually rain throughout the day and evening. And while the Twin Cities may not get a lot of snow, we could get a lot of rain, and that could cause minor flooding issues as the ground is still frozen. Forecasters are suggesting the drive home shouldn't be too bad, but tomorrow morning's commute could be chaos. Lakeville Patch will have more as the storm progresses. -- ORIGINAL STORY From Feb. 27 A little wobble in the track of a snow storm heading toward the Twin Cities could mean the difference between 3 inches or 20 inches of snow in Lakeville. Yeah, you read that right: a major snow storm is on its way, scheduled to …