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Dayton Makes Formal Request For Federal Disaster Aid

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is citing more than $55 million in public response costs and infrastructure damage in a formal application for federal disaster aid stemming from June’s widespread flooding, mudslides and high winds. Dayton made the request Wednesday in a letter to President Barack Obama.

07/09/2014

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Metro Area Left Cleaning Up After Spring Storm Moves Through

Tim Murphy has seen his share of Minnesota spring storms over the years. But he says the one that rolled through this uppertown St. Paul neighborhood Saturday afternoon was a little different. “This was a shorter storm and it was more violent in a chunkated amount of time,” Murphy said.

06/14/2014

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Tree Falls On Homeowner’s Garage In Richfield

A tree fell onto a homeowner’s garage in Richfield, Minn. Saturday afternoon due to strong winds. The house was located around 67th Street and Clinton Avenue South. Power lines were also downed in that area, knocking out power.

06/14/2014

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Xcel: 12,000 Homes Without Power In Metro

Tens of thousands of metro residents are without power Saturday afternoon due to high winds, according to an Xcel Energy spokeswoman. As of 1 p.m., there are about 12,000 customers without power in the metro area; 10,000 are in the western metro and 2,000 in the eastern metro.

06/14/2014

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Hail Pounds Parts Of Wis., Minn.

Thunderstorms packing heavy rain, hail and high winds have pounded parts of southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a cooperative observer measured 2.5-inch hail near La Crosse Thursday.

07/25/2013

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Crews In Minn. Work To Restore Power, Clear Trees

The largest utility serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin says it deployed more than 1,000 line workers to restore power to customers in the Twin Cities and other areas after three waves of strong storms hit the region. Xcel Energy’s system was severely damaged by high winds that brought trees and branches down onto power lines before dawn Friday and on Friday evening and early Saturday. More than 500,000 of the utility’s customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin were affected at the height of the power outages

06/22/2013

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Rain, High Winds, Hail Slow Minn. Fieldwork

Heavy rain, high winds and hail have slowed Minnesota farmers in the field.

06/25/2012

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Thousands In Twin Cities Lose Power To High Winds

Near a small strip mall along South Robert Street in West St. Paul, no power meant no gas at the pumps, no stop lights at intersections and no customers inside Lisa Harrington’s Martinizing store.

06/19/2012

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Heavy Winds In Western Wis. Knock Over Semi

High winds knocked over a semi-tractor trailer going down the highway during a thunder storm in western Wisconsin’s Trempealeau County.

05/27/2012

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Friday’s 93 Degrees Sets The Record

Friday reached a high of 93 degrees, breaking the record that was originally set 101 years ago in 1911.

05/18/2012

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High Fire Danger This Weekend In Southern Minn.

The Department of Natural Resources is warning of high fire danger over the southern half of Minnesota this weekend.

03/10/2012

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Winter Storm Possible This Sunday

Do you like getting slapped in the face? Open your front door and step outside. The simulation will be striking.

02/18/2011

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Storm Blasting North Shore of Lake Superior

Trees are down and boats have been blown ashore in Grand Marais.

830 WCCO–10/27/2010

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