Thursday, May 2, 2013
Nearly a foot of snow will fall in places south and east of Eagan, according to the National Weather Service.
Eagan avoided the brunt of a rare May snowstorm overnight that the National Weather Service says will leave nearly 12 inches of snow in areas to the south and east, where a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect: Close call for the Twin Cities. A 30 mile wide heavy snow band continues to stream moisture northeast overnight. This snow band has seen very little movement over the past few hours and has produced widespread 4-8" snowfall amounts. Isolated locations in the shaded region will see near a foot of snow by the time it's all said and done If you're curious about snow totals, check the National Weather Service-Twin Cities map. Here is Eagan's forecast for Thursday and Friday: Today: A 20 percent chance of snow between 11am and noon. …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
National Weather Service forecasters issued a winter storm warning early on Wednesday, May 1.
Minnesota weather, famous for its vagaries, may have yet another surprise in store for Twin Cities residents. National Weather Service forecasters have issued a winter storm warning calling for as many as 9 inches of snow on Wednesday night in a band stretching from Rice Lake, Wis. to Mankato. The targeted area includes the Twin Cities metro area. The new warning, issued early Wednesday morning, is a significant change from previous forecasts, which predicted only 2-4 inches of snowfall on Wednesday. The winter storm warning takes effect at 3 p.m. on Wednesday and runs through 7 p.m. on Thursday. Forecasters believe rain on Wednesday afternoon will eventually transition into snow, with snowfall rates of 1-2 inches an hour possible. The …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Expect sleet and rain in addition to snow, according to a warning issued Tuesday morning.
Minnesotans will have to wait a little longer for the arrival of spring temperatures; winter weather will be back in force this week, according to a winter storm warning issued Tuesday by the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for 6-12 inches of snow, sleet and rain across central Minnesota and the Twin Cities area. The first line of wintry precipitation is expected to hit the metro on Tuesday afternoon, with snow expected as temperatures drop on Wednesday. More sleet and rain may come on Thursday as the snow tapers off on Thursday morning, according to the weather service. Strong winds are also possible with this storm, and as much as a tenth of an inch of ice could accumulate during this weather system, forecasters say. …
Monday, April 8, 2013
A winter storm warning is in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon.
Old Man Winter is playing a cold, bad joke on the Twin Cities. By the end of the week, Eagan could have more than six inches of new snow—and just when we thought we were safe from the bleak season. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm warning for much of west central and central Minnesota. Six inches or more snow could fall on the Twin Cities this week, mostly between Wednesday evening and mid-day Thursday The warning is in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon. According to the weather service, the storm will start as light rain and transition to a wintry mix Tuesday evening. Ice accumulations due to sleet and freezing rain are expected Wednesday. A winter storm warning means severe winter …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Eagan is in the path of Winter Storm Q, expected to blow by from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us 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 additional seven inches of snow in Eagan, according to an winter storm watch alert from the National Weather Service. The snow is expected to begin over southern Minnesota by late afternoon on Thursday and spread north and east to the central parts of the state Thursday night. Snowfall may continue through much of the day on Friday, according to forecasters, with the greatest accumulations possible …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Increasing temperatures may bring slight snowfall and a chance of rain on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us The Presidents Day weather outlook includes warmer temperatures with a chance of rain and snow, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters predict a slight chance of snow before noon on Monday, followed by snow and possible rain on Monday afternoon, with high temperatures in the low 30s. The snow could continue into Monday evening. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 20 degrees, and on Sunday the high may increase to 30 degrees, according to the weather service.
Friday, December 14, 2012
The National Weather Service is predicting rain and snow on Friday night through Sunday night.
Eagan will see some rain and snow this weekend. It will be sloppy, but nothing like last weekend. The National Weather Service said the city will get rain Friday night and most of Saturday, with high temperatures in the mid-30s and low temperatures around 30 degrees. Cities north and west of the Minneapolis/Twin Cities metro area will see freezing rain. Some snow is possible Saturday night into midday Sunday in Eagan. The high temperature is forecast to be 32 Sunday, with a low temperature of 17 degrees. Here is the National Weather Service's Full Hazardous Weather Outlook statement: HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN 1210 PM CST FRI DEC 14 2012 MNZ058>063-065>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ023>028…
Monday, December 10, 2012
The storm caused 637 crashes statewide through 6 a.m. on Monday morning, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us A heavy layer of snow blanketed Eagan and much of the Twin Cities metro area on Sunday, burying cars and snarling traffic just in time for the Monday morning commute. As much as 11.5 inches of snow fell across portions of Eagan yesterday, according to official measurements taken by the National Weather Service. But at least one Eagan resident, Joanne Seaberg, reported 15 inches of accumulation on her deck. Despite the winter storm, Eagan schools began on time Monday morning. As it stands now, the Twin Cities won the snow lottery on Sunday with nearly every town in the metro area getting between 10 and 15 inches of snow. The deepest single-…
Sunday, December 9, 2012
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The weather folks are predicting up to 15 inches of snow in parts of Dakota County today. How much has fallen at your house? Post your photos here!
Friday, December 7, 2012
The National Weather Service forecasts that as many as six inches of snow could fall over the weekend.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm watch in effect from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon. Weather service forecasters believe as many as six inches of snow could fall on Saturday and Sunday. Windy conditions may lead to blowing and drifting snow and "near-blizzard" conditions in open areas, forecasters say. Forecasters are also calling for one to three inches of snow accumulation on Friday afternoon and evening. The snow expected this weekend will be followed by cold air system, according to the weather service. Wind chills of 15 to 20 degrees below zero are likely across much of central and western …