Saturday, September 22, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a frost warning for Minnesota, just in time for the official start of fall.
Summer officially ended at 9:49 Saturday morning, and already the Twin Cities region is in for a cold snap. Early Saturday morning, officials upgraded a freeze watch to a freeze warning. The warning is in effect from late Saturday night to Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, temperatures could fall as low as 25 degrees outside the Twin Cities' urban core, which would kill crops and sensitive vegetation The freeze is a bit early. The first fall frost typically comes around Oct. 5, according to the Farmers' Almanac. In Burnsville, the NWA predicts that the low will hit 34, two degrees above freezing, with areas of frost from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Sunday morning. However, Mary Schier, editor at Northern …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The National Weather Service is warning that freezing temperatures are highly likely overnight on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday putting some plants at risk.
The National Weather Service is warning that temperatures will likely fall below freezing overnight Monday through Wednesday in the Twin Cities metro area, including Dakota County. Freezing temperatures are highly likely between 1 and 10 a.m. both Tuesday and Wednesday morning, according to the weather service warning. The conditions could kill sensitive plants, the warning says. “Tender, young vegetation will be most at risk,” according to the warning, “although fruit trees may also suffer some impacts.”
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in the Twin Cities metro area will drop into the 20s and 30s tonight.
Jack Frost is coming a month early, which means that gardeners will have to scramble to save summer plants still on the vine. This afternoon the National Weather Service in Chanhassen issued a freeze warning for both central and southern Minnesota, as well as western Wisconsin. The warning will be be in effect until 8 a.m. Thursday. A high pressure front from Canada will sweep the area over Wednesday night, bringing light winds, clear skies and temperatures ranging from 25 to 30 degrees outside of the city centers in Minneapolis and St. Paul. "Sensitive outdoor plants will be impacted if left uncovered. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation," authorities at NWS wrote. The first freeze usually hits the south metro …