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How Can I Find Winter Road Conditions For The Northland? How A Change In Descriptions For Winter 2014-2015 Will Make It Easier To Understand Road Reports

Hazardous.  Difficult.  Good.  What do those terms really mean when Mother Nature has unleashed her brand of snow and ice on our Northland roads?  Starting this winter, you'll have a better guide.

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Scott Olson via Getty
Scott Olson via Getty
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Highway Crews Get Ready For Winter Snow Removal; Minnesota Department Of Transportation Snowplow Training Session In Progress The Rest Of This Month

As you make your plans to finish up those last minute chores around the yard before winter comes - have you ever wondered how MNDOT prepares for the eventual task of snow removal?

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Zoonar RF
Zoonar RF
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Why Is Propane So Expensive? Learn What Goes Into Pricing Propane For The Duluth-Superior Winter Heating Season

Last year, customers who use propane to heat their homes were hit hard with a shortage that drove prices into record territory.  Add to that record-setting cold temperatures - and many northlanders were more-than happy to see spring roll around.

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Mats Ylinikka
Mats Ylinikka
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When Can We Expect Frost In The Twin Ports?

Northlanders love to watch the weather - especially those that garden!  One of the tell-tale signs of winter starting (or ending) is the first and last frost date.

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By: Mark Kolbe
Getty Images Sport
By: Mark Kolbe Getty Images Sport
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Citywide Cross Country Ski Trails Up For Public Review, What’s Your Opinion

Duluth has some of the nicest, most challenging, oldest, and classic cross country ski trails is all of America. Some of the venues are proud of the job they do to keep them up. there are other trials in the city that need your opinion, who else would know them better than the people that ski them.

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Irina Igumnova
Irina Igumnova
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What Is The Latest Recorded Snowfall In Duluth? What Is The Earliest Recorded Snowfall In Duluth? How Long Is Our Summer?

The snowfall we received on Thursday begs the question:  What is the latest recorded snowfall in the Northland?  Similarly, when was the earliest recorded snowfall in our area?

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Joshua Lott, Getty Images
Joshua Lott, Getty Images
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2013-2014 Winter Season Among Top 3 Snowiest Winters On Record For Duluth

The 2013-2014 winter season got off to a strong start, kicking off with a storm that dropped a few feet of snow on the region. From there, continued snow and brutal cold made this season one of the worst in years.

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Irina Igumnova
Irina Igumnova
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What Is A Weather Model And How Does It Work?

It's been a long, cold, snowy winter.  Most of us have probably become pretty focused on the weather forecast - listening to hear what the latest "models" have to say about the weather we'll experience in the next few hours or days.

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Julie Denesha - Getty Images
Julie Denesha - Getty Images
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Mid-April 2014 Snowstorm Targets The Northland, Prompts Winter Storm Warning

How about one more big snow event for good measure? Whether or not you like it, the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning effective from 7:00 am Wednesday through 10:00 am Thursday.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Final Snowfall Totals for April 3 and 4, 2014 Snow Storm

The 2013-2014 winter season has been creeping further up the list of the top 15 snowiest winter seasons on record. With a significant snowstorm wrapping up the first week of April, this winter jumps up a few rungs on the ladder of winter records.

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Robert Giroux, Getty Images
Robert Giroux, Getty Images
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Second April Winter Storm of 2014 Targets the Northland

The winter storm warning for our area remains in effect until 7 pm Friday night. With upwards of 7 inches having fallen in areas from the Twin Ports and south, snow-covered roads, blowing and drifting snow, and ongoing new snow are making for a messy Friday.

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(Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)
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Emergency Items To Have In Your Car For Winter Storms

Winter is not letting go of the Northland, having said that, we are approaching a large storm that will potentially drop a lot of snow on this area. What if you are caught somewhere and getting out of your car is not an option.

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