15 Memorable Moments From WCCO In 2015As 2015 comes to a close, we took some time to look back at some of our favorite, and your favorite, moments from the year. Here's a look at some silly, special and surprising moments, both candid and planned, from 2015 at WCCO.
Weather Watcher Profile: Meet One Of Our Youngest WatchersOne of our youngest weather watchers is also our most active. Vanshay Murdock, 18, just finished his freshman year at University of Northwestern - St. Paul. And like most Minnesotans, weather is a huge part of his everyday life.
Minnesotans Hit Parks, Lakes, Patios & Rooftops For #Top10WxDayThe WCCO Weather Watcher is shimmering gold Friday for a beautiful, spring Top 10 Weather Day!
Weather Watcher Profile: Countin' On Dustin JohnsonThis time of year is when The WCCO Weather Team starts to really count on our weather watchers as severe weather becomes a threat. That's why we're really lucky to welcome Dustin Johnson as one of our newest members. He may be new to WCCO Weather Watching, but it's been a passion of his as long as he can remember.
WCCO Weather Watchers Visit WCCO StudioWCCO had some visitors who are always keen on what’s happening outside at the station Saturday to see what’s happening on the inside. Many of the WCCO Weather Watchers came for a tour Saturday. During every newscast WCCO talks about the Weather Watcher Network.
Ready For 70-Degree Weather? Minn. Businesses AreIf you thought Tuesday was nice, wait until you see what Wednesday has to offer.
Weather Watcher Jingle Helping Kids In The Classroom By now you’ve probably heard our Weather Watcher jingle. What you might not know is that the cheerful tune has become an important lesson for some students at Green Central School in Minneapolis.
Good Question: How Do We Decide When To Change The Weather Watcher's Color?The new Weather Watcher sign atop the WCCO building has been alerting TV viewers and passersby to changes in the air since the day after Thanksgiving. That has prompted several Good Questions from WCCO viewers, including one from 10-year-old Alex of Glenwood City, Wis. He wanted to know: How do we decide when to change the color? For example, flurries were in the forecast for Monday night, but warmer weather is on the way. The Weather Watcher was shining red. "I was watching the news and it was showing red on the thing, and I looked at it and said snow is coming, too,” Alex said.
ICYMI: Opening Night Of The Last Holidazzle Season Friday night marked the beginning of the end of downtown Minneapolis' Holidazzle parade, and WCCO-TV was there to capture the luminous celebration. Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello emceed the parade's opening night, which coincided with the official lighting of the WCCO Weather Watcher.
WCCO Weather Watcher Lights Up Nicollet Mall Thirty-one years ago on Thanksgiving Day, a massive fire in downtown Minneapolis robbed the Northwestern National Bank of its iconic weather ball. But on Friday, a new twist on the weather ball concept was shining over Nicollet Mall.
WCCO-TV Brings The Past To New Heights With The Weather WatcherWCCO-TV's downtown Minneapolis location will now feature one of the city’s most unique rooftop spaces with a highly visible exclamation point provided by a new landmark that is reminiscent of a local icon that was destroyed in a Thanksgiving Day fire 31 years ago.
New Twist On Downtown Weather Ball Coming To Nicollet MallSt. Louis has an arch while San Francisco has its iconic Golden Gate. But for generations of Minnesotans, it was a colored ball perched atop a downtown Minneapolis bank that many remember.