Gov. Dayton To Visit Brainerd Lakes AreaGov. Mark Dayton plans to visit the Brainerd Lakes area on Friday to survey the damage caused by Sunday's severe thunderstorms. The clean-up still continues after winds up to 80 miles per hour toppled trees and damaged properties.
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.
A Look Back At Wadena's 2010 Tornado DevastationThe tornado that tore through the town of Wadena in 2010 left 4,000 community members working tirelessly to clean up the extensive damage. From the air, it looked like a war zone. Homes were flattened; a church was destroyed; school buses were covered in debris from all that was left of Wadena Deer Creek High School.
Lauren's Science Corner: Minnesota May TornadoesYou could say that May opens the door to tornado season in Minnesota, yet the month only experiences five tornadoes on average annually. Thus, for eight tornadoes to impact the state in one day is on the rarer side.
More Severe Weather, Snow On The WayAfter tornadoes, strong winds and heavy rains swept across western Minnesota on Saturday, more severe weather is on the way.
Assessment Crews Respond To Iowa Town Hit By TornadoAssessment crews have been dispatched to gauge the damage caused by a tornado that tore through a central Iowa town, uprooting trees, ripping apart the roof of the local high school and leaving shreds of pink insulation strewn throughout the streets.
Tornado Sirens Sound Twice Thursday For Severe Weather Awareness WeekTornadoes, thunderstorms and damaging hail. Minnesota gets its fair share of severe weather. That's why the state is observing Sever Weather Awareness week.
4 Things To Know: Midwest Tornadoes, Apple Watch & MoreThese are the four things you need to know about from Friday, April 10. They include a series of violent storms and a story reaction to Bert Blyleven's tweets about Detroit.
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.
Severe Storms Roll Through MN, More ExpectedThe WCCO Weather Watcher is now flashing green, which means that there could be severe storms coming to your scene. Already on Wednesday, some parts of the state saw significant rains as a line of severe storms rolled through the center of the state.
Storms Rake SW Minnesota With Hail, High Winds More waves of heavy rain and severe storms rumbled into Minnesota on Monday on top of damaging storms that drenched the state over the weekend, prompting Gov. Mark Dayton to cancel a planned visit to view flood damage in the southwest corner of the state.