An advocacy group is out with a new report that illustrates Minnesota’s vulnerability to weather disasters.
All 150 National Weather Service Doppler radars across the country are currently being upgraded with a new technology. Called “Dual-Polarization”, or Dual-Pol, it’s the largest and most advanced since Doppler technology was introduced in 1988.
Xcel Energy crews from Minnesota and Wisconsin are lending a hand in Ohio where about 445,000 customers are without power because of weekend storms.
A powerful thunderstorm is rumbling through Minnesota, pounding communities in the west and south of the state with strong wind and hail, damaging homes and cutting power in some areas.
The cleanup has already started in Wisconsin from storms that packed heavy rain, high wind and even a tornado.
Heavy rain and winds have wreaked havoc throughout the metro Saturday evening.
Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen say the weekend storms have probably eliminated the drought in many areas of the state due to an unusually dry winter, which threatened lake levels and crop irrigation.
Thunderstorms are moving through the state and bringing high winds and possible hail. The weather service radars are tracking the storm through Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, McLeod, Polk, Ramsey, Scott, Sibley, St. Croix, Washington and Wright counties through about 10:30 a.m.
Good news — this week is shaping up to have some nice, toasty temperatures. The bad news? That means storms are likely, as well.
An area of light to moderate rainfall will continue to move north out of Iowa and bring a soggy Sunday evening to south-central and southeastern Minnesota. The chance for showers Sunday evening does extend to the Twin Cities, with the best chance of rain across the southeast Metro.
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.
Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds knocked down trees and power lines in northern Minnesota early Friday.
Thousands of Xcel Energy customers were still without power Tuesday morning following heavy thunderstorms that pounded parts of the Twin Cities Monday.
We enjoyed an awesome Thursday, with dew points in the 50s to lower 60s and temps in the 80s. It was welcome relief from the heat wave. Warmer and more humid air will spread back […]
Severe thunderstorms with heavy rain and frequent lightning caused delays for air travelers Friday in the Twin Cities.