Severe Weather

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Storms Knock Down Trees, Knock Out Power Around Metro

Severe thunderstorms overnight across the Twin Cities metro have wreaked havoc once again, toppling trees and knocking out power to tens of thousands of people.

06/19/2012

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Flooding Causes Partial Road Wash Out In Goodhue County

The state is saturated after another round of heavy rains. In Welch, a small town near Red Wing, a roadway washed away because of fast-rising waters.

06/18/2012

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Minn. Storms Bring Tornado, Golf-Ball Sized Hail

Thunderstorms Sunday night damaged barns, blew out power and brought golf-ball sized hail in southern Minnesota.

06/18/2012

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2 Houses Catch Fire From Lightning In Apple Valley

As many as five homes had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon after at least one lightning strike caused a fire and a gas leak, authorities said.

06/14/2012

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Ground Stop Ordered At MSP Due To Weather

The storm system over the Twin Cities is having an effect on air travel Thursday morning, and could throughout the day.

06/14/2012

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St. Paul Neighborhood Cleaning Up After Sunday’s Storms

Clean-up continued Monday in the Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul. A quick moving storm with strong winds brought down trees and power lines along several blocks.

06/11/2012

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Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Whip Through MN Sunday

After a steamy Sunday, strong winds and heavy rain rolled through Minnesota at around dinner time.

06/10/2012

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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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