Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A winter storm warning is in effect.
Ready or not, here it comes. A “powerful system” is expected to dump snow in the area Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 10 inches could fall by the time the storm passes through. A winter storm warning is in effect. The National Weather Service warns that Thursday morning’s commute will likely be “heavily impacted.” Get real-time traffic updates here on Patch. A wintry mix was expected to begin before 10 p.m., with up to 3-5 inches of snow falling Wednesday night. It’s expected to continue Thursday morning, with another 3-5 inches forecasted. Snow is also expected Thursday night and Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
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.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Check back with Northfield Patch for the latest weather updates.
Students rejoice! Northfield Schools has cancelled classes district-wide on Tuesday, thanks to a snowstorm that blanketed the region with a thick layer of freshly fallen powder overnight. The winter storm deposited as much as 10 inches of snow during the overnight hours in some Dakota and Rice county communities, according to the National Weather Service. The snow is expected to continue this morning, with totals in excess of 10 inches likely in some areas. Forecasters are calling for a high temperature of 29 degrees on Tuesday, with northeast winds at 10 mph. The winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. this evening. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting difficult driving conditions on all of the major Dakota …
Monday, January 14, 2013
In this video, Northfield High School student Helen Forsythe catches up with TJ Heinricy, Northfield's streets and parks supervisor, to ask him about how the city prepares the streets for snow.
In this video, Northfield High School student Helen Forsythe catches up with TJ Heinricy, Northfield's streets and parks supervisor, to ask him about how the city prepares the streets for snow. Follow Northfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The National Weather Service predicts up to 5 inches of snow could fall in Northfield through Thursday afternoon. Projected totals are higher to the south.
UPDATED: 4 p.m. Wednesday The National Weather Service has updated predictions and now up to 4 inches of snow could fall in Northfield on Wednesday night with up to 1 inch of snowfall on Thursday. ______ With the track of an impending storm shifting, Northfield is now included in a winter starm warning that takes effect at 9 p.m. Wednesday and expires 6 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service predicts up to 3 inches of snow could fall in Northfield through Thursday afternoon. Projected totals are higher to the south. But snow isn't the only concern. The wind will pickup speeds overnight with gusts as high as 30 mph predicted for Thursday, creating visibliity issues with blowing snow. Then the cold hits. Wind chill values are expected …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Have a great photo of the snow falling? Share it!
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!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Not much snow fell in Northfield, but the town is slushy after hours of freezing rain.
Is it winter? It depends who you ask. Tuesday's weather was definitely curious. It started with snow, became sleet, and turned into freezing rain. In the end, not much snow accumulated in Northfield, but the city was icy late Tuesday and early Wednesday and has since turned into a slush pit. Around Northfield there was plenty of transitioning going on from Tuesday to Wednesday. Check out the photos and see the snow, the rain, and some nifty foaming action at Parmeadow Park from Wednesday morning. Have your own cool photos you took? Add them to the gallery! Other parts of the state got slammed with 15 inches of snow. Others saw just rain. It was indeed a strange period of Minnesota weather. For the balance of Wednesday, the National …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
As much as 6 inches of snow could fall by Wednesday night.
Here comes the lion—maybe. As much as 6 inches of snow could fall Tuesday night and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. With that, a winter weather advisory has been issued for Northfied. A storm is tracking toward Minnesota, though could stay south of Northfield. The city of Northfield isn't taking any chances. T.J. Heinricy, street supervisor for the city, has his plow operators pre-treating the roads for the possible snow, he said Tuesday afternoon. The NWS predicts 1-3 inches could fall tonight with another 1-3 inches on Wednesday. By Friday, the temperature will reach 40, the NWS reports, and rain will come. Throughout the weekend, a rain/snow mix is expected. Welcome to March. From the National Weather Service: Snow…
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Up to 3 inches of snow could fall in Northfield on Saturday.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Northfield is under a hazardous weather outlook. While not a serious designation, the National Weather Service is reporting up to 3 inches of snow could fall in Northfield on Saturday. The snow is paired with low temperatures—wind-chill values will dip to minus 8 tonight. It'll warm up Sunday with a high near 29. Monday and Tuesday will have temps in the 20s and 30s, according to the National Weather Service. A week ago, Northfield was hit with another round of snow that forced the city to issue a snow emergency and school to cancel on Monday.
Monday, February 21, 2011
Northfield Patch recorded the snow falling for nine hours so you didn't have to!
Northfield Patch recorded the snow falling for nine hours so you didn't have to! The National Weather Service doesn't have an official snowfall count for Northfield, but according to the Northfield Patch Weather Center (a tape measure on a deck railing, which can be seen here), a little more than 5 inches of snow fell. Drifts, of course, made some piles of snow larger. Up to 4 inches of a snow/freezing drizzle is expected to fall Monday, the NWS reports.