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‘CCO Meteorologists Don’t Dig Groundhog Day

On Monday, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, declaring six more weeks of winter. But the WCCO Weather Team forecasts milder conditions.

02/02/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 22: MetLife Stadium, which will host Superbowl XLVIII next month, is seen on January 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In what is being called the first ever "cold weather superbowl," the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will face off in front of over 80,000 fans on February 2. Cold weather welcome kits have been produced for fans that will include earmuffs, hats, mittens, hand warmers, lip balm, and tissues, among other items. After a snowstorm hit the New York region with a foot of snow earlier this week, the NFL and local authorities are doing everying possible to prepare for a snowstorm on the day of the game. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

What If Super Bowl XLIX Were In New York This Year?

Now that winter storm Juno has come and gone. we can once again focus on the things that matter in life – like the Super Bowl.

01/29/2015

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Wind Chill Warnings As Extreme Cold Falls On Minnesota

Dangerous arctic cold and strong winds descended upon Minnesota on Sunday morning, creating the possibility of wind chill factors as low as 45 below.

01/04/2015

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Will We Have A White Christmas This Year?

Rain is falling on Minnesota, just days before Christmas. The wet weekend ushered in a rainy Monday morning, with clouds moving in from the southeast. Much of the snow that had blanketed Minnesota from a frigid November has now been washed away by mild December weather.

12/22/2014

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Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, The Warmth Won’t Last

Following a week filled with subzero temperatures, Minnesotans woke up Sunday morning to see the mercury climb into the fifties.

11/23/2014

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Minnesotans Waking Up To Sub Zero Temperatures

Residents in western Minnesota woke up Sunday to temperatures below zero, and there isn’t a warm-up forecasted to come any time soon.

11/16/2014

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Season’s First Storm Could Dump 14 Inches On Minn.

Minnesotans are preparing for Old Man Winter as the season’s first major storm threatens to dump more than a foot of snow Monday on a swath of the state, including the metro.

11/09/2014

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Weather Blog: What’s NOAA’s Winter Outlook Say About Minn.?

Let’s face it, I chose a good time to move back to Minnesota – right after an especially cold winter. With an average temperature of only 9.7 degrees, last year’s meteorological winter (December-February) ranked ninth in the list of coldest winters for the Twin Cities since 1872.

10/16/2014

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Snow Back In The Forecast For Minnesota

Forecasts say some Minnesotans could wake up to a blanket of fall snow Saturday — the first accumulating snow of the season.

10/03/2014

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Good Question: How Do They Forecast Flooding?

When our state has flooding, experts are able to tell us days out exactly how high a river will rise. And they’re usually correct within a couple inches. With millions of gallons of water involved, how do they know?

06/23/2014

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A Soggy Week For Minnesota

We survived the polar vortex — now, the rain vortex? So far, April has poured 4.5 inches of rain in the metro. That’s nearly 2.2 inches above normal and there’s no sight of sunshine in the next couple of days.

04/27/2014

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More Cold Temps, Light Snow In Minnesota Forecast

Temperatures will remain well below freezing across most of the state. The National Weather Service says highs on Sunday will range from near zero in the northwest part of the state to about 20 degrees in the southeast.

12/08/2013

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Snow Rolling Into The Metro, 6 Inches Already In SW MN

By the time polls close on Tuesday night — about 8 p.m. — there may be a snow or at least slush on the ground in the Twin Cities. WCCO meteorologist Mike Augustyniak said most areas in the Twin Cities could see up to three inches.

11/05/2013

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Wet April’s Benefit? Easing MN Drought Conditions

One good thing with the late-season snow? It’s easing drought conditions.

04/24/2013

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Anticipating Heavy Snow, MnDOT Road Crews Put On Notice

With the sun blazing high in the sky during the day Sunday, the snow pack became puddles. However, all this Spring-like behavior will have to wait until Mother Nature finishes snowing on Minnesota.

03/03/2013

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Another Round Of Snow Headed Our Way Late Sunday

The snow is already forming and heading towards the Twin Cities — and by the looks of it, it won’t just be a dusting.

03/03/2013

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Snow Expected In Minnesota Late Thursday

The bitter chill in the air earlier this week is set to lift in Minnesota on Thursday, but snow is expected to move into the state late in the evening.

02/21/2013

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More Snow Expected Going Into The Weekend

Temperatures may be on the upswing over the next few days, but other aspects of the weather forecast may flake on your parade.

02/20/2013

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Now Cold, Later Snow In Highly Wintry Week

The bad news is that Tuesday is really, really cold. The good news is that it’s going to get a little bit warmer later this week. The other bad news is that we’re looking to possibly get another fresh dose of snowfall in Minnesota.

02/19/2013

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Minn. Tax Collections Up $114M In Nov-Dec

Minnesota collected more tax revenue than forecast in November and December.

01/10/2013

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Weather Blog: Hot Or Cold Turkey? A History Of Thanksgiving Weather

The Thanksgiving holiday is just a few days away, so will the weather allow you to get outside and throw the football around before gobbling up that turkey or will frigid conditions have you sidelined by the living room fireplace — watching football on the tube?

11/20/2012

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Report: 50 Percent Of Minnesotans Could Be Obese By 2030

A new report forecasts that obesity rates will dramatically increase in every state in the country over the next 20 years.

09/18/2012

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Mississippi River Above Flooding Stage Near Aitkin

Flood waters are still rising near Aitkin, where the Mississippi River is expected to remain above the flooding stage until Tuesday.

06/24/2012

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Weather Blog: Dreary Turns To Cheery

We have an upper-level area of low pressure positioned over the Dakotas to thank for this dreary and cool start to the weekend!

04/28/2012

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Weather Blog: Warm Again, But Then …

It had been nine days since we last felt the 70s. Tuesday’s high of 73 cracked that streak and brought many smiles around town.

04/24/2012

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