Weather

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This #Top10WxDay May Be Here To Stay For The State Fair!

With mild, cool temperatures this morning and only a few patchy, passing clouds to keep us dry, it was a perfect day to spend at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

08/29/2015

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Washington Post Reporter Invited To Tour ‘Ugliest County’

Residents in northern Minnesota want to convince a Washington Post reporter that Red Lake County is not, in fact, the ugliest county in the nation. People there rolled out the red carpet on Thursday for Christopher Ingraham.

08/28/2015

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Despite Breezy, Cool Weather, Minnesotans Retain Climactic Optimism

It’s nearly a month until fall starts, but lately it felt like pumpkin and cider weather was already upon us. Some wore sweatshirts or long sleeves as they walked around Lake of the Isles, it got down to 54 degrees Monday.

08/24/2015

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Hudson Family Shaken After Lightning Strikes Home

A Hudson man is shaken, to say the least, after lightning rocked his home last night. Lightning hit the roof, the power went out, and several appliances and electrical outlets were wiped out.

08/23/2015

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Vikings Preseason Game Briefly Evacuated Due To Severe Weather

Minnesota Vikings officials ordered TCF Bank Stadium evacuated due to severe weather during Saturday’s evening preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

08/22/2015

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Outdoor Sporting Events Brace For Severe Weather

Fans heading to the Minnesota Vikings preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium are being urged to prepare for stormy weather. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Saturday afternoon for many Minnesota counties — including Hennepin — until 11 p.m.

08/22/2015

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Washington Post To Offended Minnesotans: Get Thicker Skin

The Washington Post has a message for Minnesotans upset that the newspaper called one of its counties the nation’s ugliest: Get thicker skin. Earlier in the week, the paper ranked out counties based on their natural beauty, isolating key factors such as weather, access to lakes and rivers and sun exposure.

08/20/2015

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Old Farmer’s Almanac: This Winter’s Gonna Hurt Like A …

Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the country, even in places that don’t usually see too much of it, like the Pacific Northwest.

08/18/2015

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Washington Post Ranks MN County Ugliest In The Country

Minnesota is home to the ugliest county in America. According to the Washington Post, Red Lake County in northwestern Minnesota is the ugliest in the country.

08/18/2015

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Ready For Fall-Like Weather? It’s Coming This Week

After isolated thunderstorms Sunday, Minnesotans will experience several days of fall-like weather.

08/16/2015

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4 Things To Know: Cuba, Victims In Teague Scandal, Survivor And El Nino

From Cuba to El Nino, here’s a look at the four stories that are at the top of the news for Friday, August 14, 2015.

08/14/2015

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What Makes A #Top10WxDay?

With so many conditions like sky cover, temperature and humidity, many viewers are asking, what is the formula for a Top 10 Weather Day?

08/10/2015

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Slow-Moving Front To Spark Afternoon Storms

A weak front sitting on Minnesota will bring afternoon thunderstorms to the central and southern parts of the state.

08/09/2015

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Report: Minneapolis Named ‘Least Comfortable’ Major City In Lower 48

Minnesota’s moody weather often draws the national spotlight — from brutal cold and blizzards to flooding and searing heat.

08/06/2015

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High Humidity Can Cause Breathing Problems, Day And Night

The humid weather leading into storms is uncomfortable, to say the least. But that stuffy air can also be dangerous, disrupting everything from sleep to breathing.

07/27/2015

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Minnesotans Doing All They Can To Beat The Heat

For many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather. While some have the luxury of staying indoors in air conditioned comfort, many others aren’t so lucky.

07/27/2015

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Here’s How Athletes, Workers Beat The Hot, Humid Weather

For many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather.

07/27/2015

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Monday’s Humidity Will Make It Feel Like 100 Degrees Outside

The dog days of summer have arrived in Minnesota, as Monday’s sunny skies and high humidity will magnify the heat.

07/27/2015

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Good Questions: Muscles, Corn & More

Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a moment to answer some of your Good Questions that may have slipped through the cracks. This week, she’s checking the weather, getting corny, and listening to Olivia Newton-John’s “Physical.”

07/24/2015

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Severe Storms Hit Twin Cities Early Friday Morning

Storms developed in northwestern Minnesota late Thursday night and tracked towards the Twin Cities metro before most of us were up in the morning.

07/23/2015

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Good Question: What Is The Dew Point?

You have heard the saying a million times: It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. That will certainly be the case Friday, when dew points are expected to be in the 70s. So, what is dew point? Humidity is moisture in the air and there are two ways to measure it. One is dew point and another is relative humidity.

07/23/2015

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Downed Trees Are Mulched, Chipped And Recycled After Storms

Clean up continues after a tornado touched down this weekend in Carver County. Debris from the Friday night twister was scattered all around the communities of Watertown and Hollywood, and many are still hauling it all away.

07/20/2015

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Thousands Still Without Power Day After Severe Storms

Thousands are still without power in Minnesota more than a day after severe weather caused damage to power lines and outages across parts of the state.

07/19/2015

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Metro Residents Cleaning Up Debris After Severe Overnight Storms

It was a busy day of clean up for residents all over the metro. Thousands were without power for hours, and many residents saw boats, houses or cars ruined.

07/18/2015

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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.

07/12/2015

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