Severe Weather

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Get Ready For More Heat & Humidity

After near-record breaking heat on Saturday, Sunday will take the cake in terms of both heat and humidity. According to WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey, we were 15 degrees above average on Saturday. The high of 92 degrees was just three degrees shy of the record, set in 1976.

06/09/2012

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Cleanup Under Way From Strong Wis. Storms

The cleanup has already started in Wisconsin from storms that packed heavy rain, high wind and even a tornado.

05/25/2012

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Heavy Rain, Mudslide Slows Twin Cities Commute

Minnesota transportation officials are anticipating additional road closures Thursday as heavy thunderstorms redevelop in parts of the state.

05/24/2012

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Storms Cut Power To 8,000+, Level Trees In The South Metro

Heavy rain and winds have wreaked havoc throughout the metro Saturday evening.

05/19/2012

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Minn. Storms Whip Up High Winds, Dump Hail

Storms packing high winds and windshield-shattering hail have rumbled across central Minnesota, but no serious damage or injuries are reported.

05/01/2012

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Tornado Sirens Undergo Testing Today

If you hear tornado sirens going off today, don’t be alarmed. Just be aware, as they’re a reminder to everyone that the season for twisters is arriving.

04/19/2012

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Weather Blog: Up And Down

Let’s start off with the good news: there isn’t a threat of severe weather this week.

04/16/2012

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Don’t Rely On Sirens During Severe Weather; They Are A Last Resort

Monday was the first day of Severe Weather Awareness Week and only hours earlier shelf clouds and wall clouds hung over Minnesota, dropping heavy rain and hail.

04/16/2012

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins In Minn.

Minnesotans will get ready for storm season with Severe Weather Awareness Week starting Monday.

04/16/2012

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Warnings Credited In Midwest Tornado Outbreak

When a tornado shrouded in darkness and wrapped in rain dropped quickly from the sky above this northwest Oklahoma town, many residents relied on television weathermen to warn them of impending devastation. Others learned of the monster twister from neighbors or calls from frantic relatives.

04/16/2012

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Twin Cities, Southern MN Under Tornado Watch

It could be an eventful day on the weather front across Minnesota after storms ripped through the Midwest on Saturday.

04/15/2012

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‘Life-Threatening’ Storms Feared For Midwest

At least three possible tornadoes are being reported in central Oklahoma hours ahead of what forecasters are cautioning could be a day of “life-threatening” storms.

04/14/2012

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Minnesotans Reminded To Plan For Severe Weather

Public safety officials say Monday’s confirmed tornado is a reminder for Minnesotans to get ready for severe weather.

03/21/2012

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Minn. Red Cross Workers On Tornado Relief Standby

Red Cross workers from Minnesota may be called up to help tornado victims in the south.

03/05/2012

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Tornado Repairs Tracked In Minneapolis

Four months after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, blue tarps still cover some roofs. City inspectors are now trying to assess how many homes are unrepaired and what can be done to help the residents before winter.

09/28/2011

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Damaging Storms Move Through North Minn.

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds knocked down trees and power lines in northern Minnesota early Friday.

08/19/2011

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North Branch Is Latest Victim Of Rough Summer Weather

The extent of Tuesday’s damage was mostly north and east of the metro. In North Branch, there were several trees and branches down at Central Park.

08/02/2011

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Another Round Of Storm Damage

Thousands of Xcel Energy customers were still without power Tuesday morning following heavy thunderstorms that pounded parts of the Twin Cities Monday.

08/02/2011

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Weather Blog: Muggy With Storms

Humid air has returned, and it will be with us through Saturday night.

07/23/2011

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Storms Interrupt Action At Schwan’s USA Cup

The National Sports Center in Blaine is one of the busiest spots in the state this time of year.

07/19/2011

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Severe Thunderstorms Precede Hot, Sticky Weather

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rain and frequent lightning caused delays for air travelers Friday in the Twin Cities.

07/15/2011

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Damage Reported After Storms Sweep Across MN

Severe thunderstorms caused some major damage across southern and central Minnesota Sunday night.

07/11/2011

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Weather Blog: Steamy Sunday

An upper level disturbance and cool front are expected to move toward us later today and tonight. The result will likely be some showers and thunderstorms.

07/10/2011

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State Of Emergency Declared In Marshall

Marshall Mayor Bob Byrnes said Saturday that the city of Marshall has declared a state of emergency after severe weather that swept through the area Friday afternoon.

07/02/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Leadership Is Missing In Minnesota

In the 20 minutes it took Friday night to dip into a sporting goods store with three kids in tow the temperature dropped 15 degrees and the sky turned an ominous blackish blue.

07/02/2011

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