Thursday, July 26, 2012
Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather alert for communities throughout the Interstate 94 corridor.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Low hanging clouds are rolling into Burnsville this afternoon, perhaps bringing with them lightning, thunder and hail. At about 2:40 p.m. today the National Weather Service in Chanhassen issued a hazardous weather alert for Dakota County and much of central Minnesota, in addition to parts of western Wisconsin. Scattered thunderstorms are expected across the I-94 corridor. Some storms may be strong enough to produce high winds and quarter-sized hail. The threat of severe weather is expected to fall off after sunset, though there is a good chance of thunderstorms on Friday as well. To see a complete seven-day forecast for Burnsville, click here.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Thunderstorms, high winds, hail and a few tornadoes could be in the offing in Lakeville and the surrounding area Tuesday night.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter We might need to borrow the “lion” comparison typically used in March to describe tomorrow’s weather. The forecast for Tuesday, the first day of May, looks quite beastly for Burnsville, with the potential of strong thunderstorms and a few tornadoes. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the southern two-thirds of Minnesota for Tuesday through Friday. There is a chance of thunderstorms during the period, but especially Tuesday night, when a cold front moves through. The weather service’s Storm Prediction Center says there is a slight chance of severe weather—greater than a 10-percent chance—Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday night…
Sunday, April 15, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning and tornado watch for the Twin Cities area.
This afternoon, the National Weather Service declared a tornado watch for the Twin Cities metro area, southern Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. Severe storms are expected to sweep over the area in the afternoon and evening, possibly bringing with them damaging winds and large hail. Tornadoes are possible as well.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Severe thunderstorms with large hail and strong winds will be possible over southwest into south central Minnesota (including Dakota County) this evening.
The National Weather Service – Twin Cities this morning posted a Hazardous Weather Outlook for much of southern Minnesota for later today and tomorrow, including Dakota, Scott, Hennepin and Ramsey counties. A strong low pressure system will bring a warm front north into the region today with partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 71. Thunderstorms are expected to develop over Iowa and Nebraska this evening and lift northeast across much of the area. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and strong winds will be possible over southwest into south central Minnesota (including Dakota County) this evening and then in central Minnesota overnight. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible. …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen advises residents that storms may be on the way, Thursday.
Residents should be ready for thunderstorms on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen issued a hazardous weather statement during the wee hours of Thursday morning for central and southern Minnesota. The agency advised that scattered, non-severe storms may sweep the area today and tonight. Another round of storms is possible Friday through Wednesday. Though it is too early to determine the magnitude of the storms, with it appears that the area is at the greatest risk of severe weather on Sunday night. Burnsville Patch will update as needed.