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WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Doggy Day Care In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It is a typical hectic business day in Apple Valley with busy people trying to get to work.

And dropping the kids at day care is part of the morning routine. 157 more words


As Massive April Snowfall Wraps Up In Minnesota, No Thaw In Sight

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With more than a half-foot of snow for most of the Twin Cities metro, there has to be some relief in sight, right? 288 more words


A Couple Rounds Of Snow To Start The Week

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The first round of snow is mostly over, but another, heavier wave will hit the Twin Cities overnight.

“It’s going to be a wet, heavy snow and it is going to cause problems for the commute,” WCCO Chief Meteorologist Chris Shaffer said. 263 more words


Winter Lays Total Claim On Easter Weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — You thought winter was through with Minnesota already? Well, bless your heart.

With a system of heavy, wet snow will hit much of northern Minnesota Friday with cold temperatures and bitter wind blasting across most of the state this weekend, according to WCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer. 209 more words


How Long Do Our Cold Snaps Last?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Bundle up this weekend — or just stay inside — because the warmest it’s going to get is negative 4.

And that has viewers like Paul from Owatonna writing to us with memories of days on end where the temperature never went above zero. 326 more words


Does October Snow Bode Well For Winter Lovers?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Snow in October has winter lovers wanting more and others wondering if this means we’re in for a tough winter.

Minneapolis set a record 26 years ago during the Halloween Blizzard of 1991. 360 more words


WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Fall Colors In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The following is an autumnal sonnet from WCCO Meteorologist, and resident poet laureate, Chris Shaffer:

All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey, that’s what The Mama’s and the Papa’s used to say. 342 more words