Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Burnsville is in the path of Winter Storm Q, expected to blow by from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon.
Get your shovels ready again. Winter Storm "Q," the latest in a long line of storms to sweep across the Twin Cities region, is expected to reach Dakota County by Thursday evening. By the time you're headed home from work Friday, we could see an three to five additional inches of snow in Burnsville, with up to seven Apple Valley and Rosemount, according to an alert from the National Weather Service. Also, be advised that the wind chill advisory currently in effect continues through 6 a.m. Wednesday. With chills as low as 25 below zero overnight, anyone who goes outdoors is urged to exercise caution; at these temperatures, exposed skin can be subject to frostbite in less than 30 minutes.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Visibilities are dropping to below a mile to a half mile, and freezing drizzle is possible tonight in the south metro area.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook Wednesday morning for Dakota County and the Twin Cities area. A weak storm system is spreading light snow across Burnsville, Apple Valley and other Dakota County towns. Light freezing drizzle is possible tonight through Thursday morning. A short-term forecast for the area was released in the following statement: VISIBILITIES ARE DROPPING BELOW A MILE IN LIGHT SNOW TO A HALF MILE IN MODERATE SNOWFALL ACROSS THE MOST OF MINNESOTA AND JUST BEGINNING OVER WESTERN WISCONSIN THIS MORNING. THE TRAILING EDGE IS IN WESTERN MINNESOTA MOVING AWAY FROM ALEXANDRIA...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO AND ALBERT LEA...TOWARDS LITTLE FALLS...ST CLOUD...THE WESTERN TWIN CITY METRO AND ROCHESTER BETWEEN …
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, the south metro already had more than 6-inches of snow, according to a boot-print report by a resident who posted the news to Lakeville Patch's Facebook. When it's all said and done, Burnsville could be buried under more than a foot of snow. Planning to take photos of the snowfall this weekend? Submit your shots to Burnsville 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 …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
More then two-inches of rain is expected between Wednesday and Friday.
Look out, Burnsville. Local creeks and river may swell due to heavy rains later this week. The National Weather Service expects a storm system to stall out of the state late this week, potentially dumping more than two-inches of rain across the Twin Cities and parts west. As a result, the NWS has issued a flash flood watch for the Twin Cities, including Dakota County, and central Minnesota. According to the NWS: "Showers and thunderstorms will continue to expand today. Widespread rain is expected tonight with a swath of heavy rain across Minnesota. Looking ahead, a frontal boundary will stall out across the area, which will allow the active weather to continue across the region through the weekend." The weather statement goes on to read: …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a watch this afternoon for Dakota County and other parts of the metro area.
According to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, the Twin Cities metro area may be in for an onslaught of tornadoes. the agency released a tornado watch at 1 p.m. cautioning residents to be ready for a severe thunderstorm that could include large hail, high winds and perhaps a few tornadoes. In addition to Dakota, the watch includes Anoka, Chisago, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, Wabasha, Winona and Wright Counties as well as parts of Western Wisconsin. The watch will be in effect until 9 p.m.