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Fast-Moving Storm Soaks Twin Cities

A fast-moving storm has pelted the Twin Cities with hail and rain. The cloudburst hit downtown Minneapolis mid-afternoon Friday. National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Luna says the rain stretched from the Shakopee-Savage area southwest of Minneapolis north to North Branch.

05/31/2013

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Gov. Asks Obama For Minn. Disaster Declaration

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for a federal disaster declaration for Minnesota after an ice storm paralyzed the southwest part of the state.

04/26/2013

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Drivers In Minn.: ‘This Has To Be It, Right?’

No matter your route home, you couldn’t detour away from winter.

04/18/2013

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Storm Victims In Southern Minn. Get Tax Extension

The Minnesota Department of Revenue says southern Minnesota residents who were affected by spring storms will have an extra few days to file their state income taxes.

04/14/2013

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Dayton Declares Emergency After Minn. Storm

The spring snowstorm that made travel difficult Thursday across parts of Minnesota heaped more headaches on the southwest corner of the state, where communities are still struggling to restore power following an ice storm earlier in the week. Officials said it may be early next week before electricity is restored in the southwest.

04/11/2013

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Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power In SW Minn.

Thousands are without power after an ice storm struck southwestern Minnesota.

04/10/2013

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Tens Of Thousands Without Power In Wis. Storms

A wintry mix of rain, ice and snow in Wisconsin is making travel difficult and has put tens of thousands without power.

04/10/2013

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Storm Causes 25-Car Pileup North Of Des Moines

The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to a 25-vehicle pileup that killed one person.

12/20/2012

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3rd Death Blamed On Minnesota Storm

The snowstorm that hit Minnesota over the weekend and its aftermath are being blamed in a third death.

12/11/2012

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MnDOT Warns Of Difficult Driving Conditions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports difficult driving conditions across much of the southern two-thirds of the state, with no travel advised in the Willmar area of west-central Minnesota.

12/09/2012

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NWS: 2 Tornadoes Touched Down In Overnight Storms

Residents in parts of the Twin Cities woke up to down power lines and trees, which littered parts of the east metro.

11/11/2012

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Lynx Hold Off Storm To Return To Conference Finals

Seimone Augustus scored 21 points, Maya Moore had 20 and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Seattle Storm 73-72 Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals.

10/02/2012

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Whalen Scores 20 To Lead Lynx Past Storm 78-70

Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points, Seimone Augustus had 19 and the defending champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 78-70 in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night.

09/28/2012

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Augustus, Moore, Brunson Lead Lynx Past Storm

Seimone Augustus scored 22 points, Maya Moore had 20 and Rebekkah Brunson had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Seattle Storm 86-73 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive win.

08/21/2012

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South St. Paul Cleans Up After Storm

Residents and city crews in South St. Paul are busy cutting down what’s left of trees that were damaged by Tuesday morning’s storm.

06/19/2012

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Officials: Cannon Falls Storm Will Be Mild

Water levels have receded in Cannon Falls, and weather officials say a new round of storms isn’t expected to make things worse.

06/16/2012

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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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Underground Gas Line Catches Fire In Minneapolis

Fire crews are looking into what caused a huge fire in Minneapolis overnight. Around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, lightning hit a power line, near 8th Street Southeast and 7th Avenue in Dinkytown.

05/06/2012

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1 Year After Devastating Storm, A Lodge Plants New Seeds

A retreat for grieving families is finding its own new beginning.

04/28/2012

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Flower Farm Damaged In Minn. Storm Outbreak

A farm in Redwood County of southern Minnesota took a heavy blow when residents say a tornado struck.

04/22/2012

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Winds Topple Barn, Uproot Trees In Milan, Minn.

Saturday brought an unexpected cleanup for Gary Andrews after strong winds toppled a two-story barn, tore trees from the ground and mangled a swing set on his son’s property.

04/21/2012

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Iowa Lawmaker Injured Cleaning Up After Storm

An Iowa state senator and her husband were injured during the weekend as they worked to clean up from storms that rumbled through the state.

04/16/2012

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Viewer Photos: April 15 Storm Coverage

While we were tracking the storm from the newsroom, many of our viewers/readers helped us by taking photos and sending them in.

04/15/2012

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Good Question: How Does A Tornado Pick Up A Trailer?

It seems like the video of those flying trailers has been played on repeat since Tuesday’s tornado hit in Dallas, Texas. Perhaps it’s because it’s a phenomenon difficult to understand. So, how did a tornado make those trailers fly? Good Question.

04/04/2012

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A Hopeful Sign: Blue Herons Return To North Minneapolis

Almost a year after the tornado hit North Minneapolis, there’s one hopeful sign. The blue herons, whose population was devastated by the storm, have returned to an island in the Mississippi River.

03/28/2012

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