Storms packing high winds and windshield-shattering hail have rumbled across central Minnesota, but no serious damage or injuries are reported.
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.
Let’s start off with the good news: there isn’t a threat of severe weather this week.
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.
Minnesotans will get ready for storm season with Severe Weather Awareness Week starting Monday.
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.
It could be an eventful day on the weather front across Minnesota after storms ripped through the Midwest on Saturday.
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.
Public safety officials say Monday’s confirmed tornado is a reminder for Minnesotans to get ready for severe weather.
Red Cross workers from Minnesota may be called up to help tornado victims in the south.
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.
Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds knocked down trees and power lines in northern Minnesota early Friday.
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.
Thousands of Xcel Energy customers were still without power Tuesday morning following heavy thunderstorms that pounded parts of the Twin Cities Monday.
Humid air has returned, and it will be with us through Saturday night.
The National Sports Center in Blaine is one of the busiest spots in the state this time of year.
Severe thunderstorms with heavy rain and frequent lightning caused delays for air travelers Friday in the Twin Cities.
Severe thunderstorms caused some major damage across southern and central Minnesota Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
A fierce summer storm packing straight-line winds approaching 80 mph marched through Minnesota and Wisconsin Friday, leaving in its wake damaged homes and structures, toppled trees and several thousand blacked-out utility customers.
A path of storms hit especially hard north of the metro in Linwood Township Friday, where winds snapped a giant oak at a girls’ camp, and a limb fell on a group of parents.
A fierce summer storm packing winds of 80 to 100 mph has blown across southwestern Minnesota, downing trees and power lines.
Power companies reported they were restoring power for thousands of customers left in the dark after thunderstorms rolled through the region overnight.