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Ice Forming on Lake Superior Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Waking up to temperatures near zero degrees this morning made it feel a lot more like January than mid-November. Beside making us all dream of warmer weather, those unseasonably cold temperatures are leading to abnormally early ice on the greatest of the Great Lakes as well. 

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Scott Olson;
Scott Olson;
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When Was The Earliest Measurable Snowstorm In Duluth?

With our first Winter Storm Warning upon us, some people are either looking forward to the snow or dreading its arrival.  It may appear that this is early for a sizable snow storm - or is it?

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Davis Turner, Getty Images
Davis Turner, Getty Images
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Winter Storm Warning Issued as First Significant Snowfall of the 2014-2015 Winter Season Takes Aim at Twin Ports

Winter-like temperatures have made their way into the Northland, and following those temperatures is the first significant snowfall of the 2014-2015 winter season.

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Jeff J Mitchell;
Jeff J Mitchell;
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What Do I Need To Know About Winter Driving? Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Happens November 10-14

With snow in the forecast, a lot of people are preparing to dust off those winter driving skills.  The Minnesota Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management is helping with a full week of spotlight information.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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The Polar Vortex Is Coming Back This Winter, But It Might Not Be As Cold As Last Year

The folks at AccuWeather are running computer models to try to predict what the 2014-2015 winter season will bring, and Polar Vortex is a word that has popped back up as a very real possibility.

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Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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When Does The Cold Weather Rule Start? Minnesota’s Winter-Related Rule Starts This Wednesday

This time of year, questions often arise as to the time-frame of Cold Weather Rule in regards to heat utilities, in conjunction with the Public Utilities Commission.  While no one is suggesting that you forgo paying for the utilities that you use, this website contains  answers to often asked questions.

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Minnesota Department of Transportation to Use New Terms to Describe Winter Driving Conditions Starting This Winter

The quickly approaching 2014-2015 winter season will see new terms used by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to describe winter driving conditions. The new terms will offer a more descriptive concept of what to expect on winter road than the older, more subjective terms.

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Chip Somodevilla;
Chip Somodevilla;
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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
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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
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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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