After A Stormy Sunday, The Humidity Will Lift For Labor Day After a humid and stormy Sunday, a cold front will wash over Minnesota for Labor Day.
Silver Lining For Brainerd Resort Damaged By StormsA severe storm swept through the Brainerd Lakes Area one month ago. It knocked out power for thousands in the area, and did extensive damage to homes and businesses. It took nearly a week before power was restored for some homeowners, and cleanup continues.
Slow-Moving Front To Spark Afternoon Storms A weak front sitting on Minnesota will bring afternoon thunderstorms to the central and southern parts of the state.
Xcel Energy Outages Drop To 50K; Power Back To All By MondayAs the Twin Cities area cleans up from overnight storms, Xcel Energy says around 96,000 customers were still without power by Saturday afternoon, mostly in the western and eastern Twin Cities metro area.
EF-1 Tornado Hits Carver Co., Thousands Without Power In Twin Cities MetroThe National Weather Service says an EF-1 tornado touched down in Carver County early Saturday morning during a loud and windy night of severe weather throughout the Twin Cities metro. The tornado caused extensive damage to trees and homes in Watertown and neighboring Hollywood Township.
Sunday Storms May Have Spawned 4 Tornado TouchdownsForecasters say at least four unconfirmed tornadoes may have touched down in western Minnesota when strong storms moved through the state. There will be a big cleanup in the Brainerd Lakes area because of a number of big trees coming down during Monday night's storm.
Twin Cities Under Tornado Watch Until 1 A.M.A hot and humid Sunday will be followed by evening severe storms. Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says Minnesotans are seeing the highest threat for severe weather this year, with the possibility of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail.
Heavy Rains, Storms To Sweep Across Minnesota Storms will sweep across Minnesota Sunday as the holiday weekend comes to a close. Meteorologist Lauren Casey says much of Sunday night and Monday's activity will be in the central and southeastern parts of the state, where a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 2 a.m.
Twin Cities Under Severe Weather Threat Monday Afternoon, EveningWCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says our Monday will start out with sun and it will definitely feel steamy with dew points in the low to middle 60s. That sets up the potential for storms to develop late Monday afternoon and into the early evening hours.
Damage Reported In Meeker Co. Following Saturday’s StormsAfter a day of funnel clouds and heavy rains, at least one Minnesota county in the central part of the state has reported damage.
Potentially Severe Storms Moving Into Minn. Wednesday NightOur warmest temperatures so far this year are setting the stage for a potentially stormy night. A line of storms will develop from the Twin Cities through southern Minnesota this evening and carry with it a chance for severe storms to develop.
Weather Blog: New, Expanded Weather Risk CategoriesStarting Wednesday, the Storm Prediction Center, the arm of the National Weather Service responsible for issuing all severe thunderstorm and tornado watches and warnings, will utilize expanded severe weather risk categories for 1 to 3 day convective outlooks.