Mother nature delays the opening of Ice rinks

Citizens of Minneapolis will have wait little longer as the inauguration of the ice rinks has been delayed. Weather is the reason behind this. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) announced the delay of the opening of the rinks.

According to the authorities, MPRB crew needs 10 consecutive days of below 20 degree temperature to create and open the rinks. But according to the long term weather forecast of Minneapolis, there is no extended period of such cold weather during winter. The coldest stretch is between 11-17 January, Even then the temperature is not below 20 degree.

MPRB operates 47 rinks at 23 locations throughout the city. If the weather conditions are right, they’ll open the rink by the end of December.

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