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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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