Minnesotans Getting Another Dose Of Arctic ColdThanks to El Niño, the winter was off to a relatively mild start. But the National Weather Service says Minnesota is in for dangerously frigid weather this weekend.
Good Questions: Warming Up The Car, Wind Chill & State Of The UnionEach Friday, we answer some of our viewers' burning questions. This week, John Lauritsen finds the best way to warm up your car in the winter, some unfamiliar faces at the State of the Union address, and how meteorologists measure wind chill.
Most Of Minn. Misses White Christmas By A Day; 150+ Crashes ReportedMuch of southern Minnesota awoke to a layer of snow that came too late for a White Christmas. The National Weather Service says Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport had 2 inches of snow by 6 a.m. Saturday. Another inch or two of snow was expected across the Twin Cities area Saturday afternoon and evening.
Tornadoes Touch Down In West-Central MinnesotaSome tornadoes have touched down in west-central Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a storm chaser reported a brief tornado touchdown near Hawick in Kandiyohi County about 6 p.m. Thursday. Another tornado touched down earlier near Norway Lake, also in Kandiyohi County. The sheriff's office reports no damage.
NWS: Increased Risk Of Spring Flooding In St. Cloud, MontevideoMore areas of Minnesota have have been added to the National Weather Service's list of areas that may have an above-average risk of flooding this spring.
Nat'l Weather Service Expands Severe Weather WarningsThe National Weather Service will provide more detailed severe weather warnings beginning Monday in 14 states, including Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Powerful Storm Rumbles Through Minn.A powerful thunderstorm is rumbling through Minnesota, pounding communities in the west and south of the state with strong wind and hail, damaging homes and cutting power in some areas.
NWS: Weak Tornado Hit Waite ParkThe National Weather Service is reporting that it was a weak tornado in Waite Park and a downburst packing high winds north of downtown St. Cloud that caused most of the damage in the area.
Troubled Dam Still Threatens North Dakota TownResidents downstream of a troubled dam on the Des Lacs River in northwest North Dakota remain under a flash flood watch through Saturday night.
Bad News In Latest Spring Flooding ForecastAfter our week of melting, the chances Minnesota will be seeing major flooding this spring is growing greater. The National Weather Service put out a new flood forecast Thursday that increases the odds on all major river systems.