Saturday, June 9, 2012
Highs in the 90s on Saturday and Sunday, an air pollution alert on Saturday and a hazardous weather outlook for Sunday are making news in Dakota County this weekend.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter So much for a quiet weekend. Dakota County’s weather and air quality are making news, as residents are feeling the full brunt of a summery June weekend. HOT, HOT, HOT High temperatures broke the 90-degree plateau Saturday afternoon throughout the Twin Cities. For instance, as of 3:30 p.m., the National Weather Service’s observation station at Fleming Field in South St. Paul was reporting a temperature of 91, down a degree from the previous hour. But because of the relativity low dew point of 50, the heat index stood at 88. Dakota County cities are expecting a low of 69 tonight, then a high of 91 Sunday before storms are expected to move in. Click here …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Motorists could experience slow going Thursday morning because of light snow, says the National Weather Service. Heavy snow could be in the offing this weekend.
This morning’s National Weather Service forecast contains a phrase Eagan residents haven’t uttered so far this fall: heavy snow. In a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued at 3:37 a.m. for Eagan and the rest of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, the weather service says there is a possibility of heavy snow this weekend, when a storm system moves into the Upper Midwest. At this time, the weather service says this weekend's snow could be substantial in portions of south-central and east-central Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin. Meterologist Todd Nelson, in his forecast in the Star Tribune Tuesday night, says this weekend’s storm system “bears watching.” He predicts a “possible bigger snow event” occurring somewhere in the Upper …
Friday, November 18, 2011
National Weather Service forecasting a mix of wintry weather beginning Saturday afternoon.
After escaping last weekend’s storm that threatened significant snowfall, more snow is in the forecast for the Eagan area this weekend. The National Weather Service is forecasting a mix of rain, drizzle, snow and possible freezing rain beginning Saturday afternoon. Snow accumulations could range from 0.5 inches to 2 inches in Eagan. Heavier totals are expected in the north metro with some areas northwest of St. Cloud picking up 5 to 6 inches of snow. Don’t worry, it won’t stick around long. Temperatures are expected to dip briefly over the weekend before climbing to near 50 again on Thanksgiving Day.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Winter may tease Eagan and Dakota County with a dose of rain, snow and slush.
Updated: 5:00 p.m. The National Weather Service has made a "major overhaul" of the winter storm threat that was forecasted for Minnesota tonight. Forecasters say the storm tracking farther east than originally projected. Windy conditions are still forecasted for the next day or so with above average temperatures returning later in the week. Some precipitation may still occur with accumulations of an inch or more still forecasted south of a line from Red Wing to Wells. You can read the latest forecast discussion here. _____________ Are you ready for winter? We may get a taste of it tonight. The National Weather Service says Eagan and Dakota County could see light snow with possible slushy accumulations beginning tonight and into Wednesday. …