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Mosquito Season Getting Longer In Minnesota

There are lots of things to celebrate about Minnesota summers, but mosquitos aren’t one of them. Now there are signs that the mosquito season is actually getting longer.

07/30/2015

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Patience, Dear Minnesotans, Warmth Is Coming Back

The weather outside may be frightful, but the extended forecast is so delightful. Following the storm fronts over the weekend, temperatures plunged perilously going into the work week.

05/18/2015

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4 Things To Know: Frozen 2, Food Trucks, & More

These are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, March 13, 2015. They include a craft brew-inspired Mountain Dew spinoff and the return of food trucks and bike-sharing.

03/13/2015

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Early Spring Means Business For Food Trucks, Nice Ride Bikes

Late winter days like Thursday aren’t just good for morale. For some locals, the early arrival of spring means more money. For instance, on Marquette Ave. and 7th Street, light jacket weather equals heavy foot traffic in the food truck lines.

03/12/2015

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Ready For Another #Top10WxDay? Thursday’s Bringing It!

Tuesday was a #Top10WxDay. And now it looks like Wednesday is going to be the meat in a #Top10WxDay sandwich, because Matt Brickman says Thursday will bring another glorious one.

03/11/2015

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Warmer Weather Springs Golf Courses To Open Early

Our first stretch of mild March weather has prompted some golf courses across the state to open ahead of schedule or at least get ready for the season to start. As of Tuesday, there are two golf courses near the Twin Cities that are open for business, and more are scheduled to get their season started this week.

03/10/2015

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Twin Cities Takes Advantage Of #Top10WxDay

If you haven’t booked some time outdoors this Tuesday, you’re not doing it right. That’s because it’s a #Top10WxDay. Meteorologist Matt Brickman said temperature should flirt with the 60s in the Twin Cities, and indeed have already topped that benchmark in other areas of the state.

03/10/2015

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Outdoor Workers Welcome Warmer Weather

In contrast to the past few months, construction worker Josh Miller didn’t have to bundle up against ice, snow and biting wind before starting his outdoor job on Monday.

03/09/2015

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Mpls. Parks And Rec Close Outdoor Skating Rinks Due To Warm Weather

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is warning everyone to be cautious if they plan to go out on the ice. Thanks to our warmer weather, ice on a number of lakes has thinned considerably.

01/27/2015

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December Heat Delays Opening Of Some Ice Rinks

The city of Minneapolis says workers need ten consecutive days of temperatures below 20 degrees to create and open rinks.

12/20/2014

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Corn Emerging In Minnesota Behind Average

Warm weather is helping crops emerge in Minnesota, but corn and soybean development remains behind average. According to the weekly Minnesota crop report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says 93 percent of the corn crop is planted, which is near the five-year average of 95 percent.

06/02/2014

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Minnesotans Enjoy Warm Memorial Day Weather

The Memorial Day holiday in Minnesota is proof of how much difference a year can make. Memorial Day 2014 in Minnesota was quite different than Memorial Day 2013. Temps soared into the 80’s in the Twin Cities on Monday.

05/26/2014

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Harriet Tap Room, Food Trucks Host ‘Spring Spread’

No one’s more hungry for warm weather than the people who cook and serve from food trucks. On Saturday, a group got together to kick off the season. Sixteen trucks pulled up to Harriet Tap Room and opened their windows for the “Spring Spread.”

05/10/2014

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What Do You Like To Do In Warm Weather?

It’s a safe bet that many people will find any way they can to get outside on Wednesday. It’ll be windy, but our high temperatures forecasted to be in the 70s will be the warmest weather in Minnesota in six months.

04/09/2014

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Fast Warm-Up Leads To Big Pools On MN Roads

The heat is on. WCCO director of meteorology Mike Augustyniak says that high temperatures in the Twin Cities could top 50 degrees on Monday. On Sunday, temperatures reached into the 40s.

03/10/2014

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

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Warm Weather Continues To Stress Minn. Crops

Minnesota crops continue to feel stress from warmer-than-normal temperatures. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday the statewide average temperature last week was 76.7 degrees, nearly 12 degrees above normal. An average of 0.66 inch of rain fell statewide. That’s 0.15 inch below normal. North-central and northeastern regions of Minnesota received higher rainfall amounts.

09/03/2013

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Minn.’s Voyageurs Park Trails Close For Season

Here’s a sign of hope for Minnesotans tired of winter. All trails in Voyageurs National Park in far northern Minnesota have closed for the season because of warm weather.

04/23/2013

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Mpls. Ice Rinks Close Due To Warm Weather, Rain

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has temporarily closed all of its outdoor ice rinks due to uncooperative weather conditions.

01/11/2013

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Day Before Thanksgiving, Minnesota Enjoys Rare Warmth

The scene at Phalen Park was a little confusing today. Just beyond the holiday lights was a golf course full of people in shorts.

11/21/2012

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Warmer Weather Helps Minnesota Fields Dry Out

Warmer weather and limited rain this past week helped Minnesota’s farm fields to dry out a bit from a rainy May.

06/11/2012

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Minn. Farmers Make Big Advance Planting Soybeans

Warm weather is helping Minnesota farmers make rapid progress planting soybeans.

05/21/2012

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Warm March Set New Record In Minn., Wis.

The warmer-than-usual winter left nine Midwestern states with their warmest March on record, and in Illinois the first three months of the year were the warmest three winter months since 1895.

04/03/2012

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Record Warmth May Mean Record Year For Some Businesses

March will likely go down as the warmest on record in more than 100 years. That’s also bringing record years for all sorts of businesses, too.

03/28/2012

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Weather Blog: Warmest March?

We are living weather history once again. It looks like this will be the warmest March on record.

03/28/2012

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