Don’t be fooled if you hear tornado sirens around the Twin Cities metro this week. It’s time to get ready for when severe weather could strike.
The National Weather Service says a tornado warning issued Monday was meant to be a test.
Residents in parts of the Twin Cities woke up to down power lines and trees, which littered parts of the east metro.
Gov. Mitt Romney returned to the campaign trail today, but refrained again from criticizing President Obama in light of the disaster on the East Coast.
For Jenae and Travis Hutchins returning to what had been their home isn’t easy. For the schoolteacher and nurse, the excitement of maintaining their first home has suddenly changed into overwhelming anxiety and stress.
Thunderstorms Sunday night damaged barns, blew out power and brought golf-ball sized hail in southern Minnesota.
The cleanup has already started in Wisconsin from storms that packed heavy rain, high wind and even a tornado.
Hope, hard work and being a tight-knit community have helped north Minneapolis rebuild, one year after a devastating tornado.
Reuben Smith has been fixing up houses in north Minneapolis for the last year – ever since the tornado wreaked havoc.
Tuesday’s warmth and sunshine were a stark contrast to the scene in north Minneapolis one year ago.
It’s a day not many north Minneapolis residents will forget. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the City’s destructive tornado.
Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the North Minneapolis tornado.
A line of storms triggered tornado warnings and dumped heavy rain as it rumbled down the Interstate 90 corridor across far southern Minnesota.
Storms moving through southern Minnesota early Friday afternoon have produced a tornado, the National Weather Service said.
Storms packing high winds and windshield-shattering hail have rumbled across central Minnesota, but no serious damage or injuries are reported.
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.
Storms in southwestern Minnesota caused significant damage to a farm in Redwood County, authorities say.
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.
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.
Public safety officials say Monday’s confirmed tornado is a reminder for Minnesotans to get ready for severe weather.
Monday night’s tornado in Elysian, Minn., a small town in southeastern Minnesota, is a reminder that severe weather can happen this early in the year.
Despite the lingering recession and the devastation brought to Minneapolis by last summer’s tornado, the city says that a group effort between it, Hennepin County and many community partners has curbed street homelessness by 40 percent and veteran homelessness by 33 percent since 2010.
A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.
For many, 2011 will be remembered as a year of wild weather. Storms were historic, deadly and costly.
State politics and Mother Nature dominated Minnesota’s headlines this year.