Strong winds and storms moved across the southern and central parts of Minnesota on Monday, felling trees and damaging buildings. WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey said that the highest recorded wind gusts were 76 mph in Jackson, and 74 mph in Worthington.
Generations of WCCO viewers knew him simply as “Bud,” the man who delivered weather reports in a down home, folksy way. Bud Kraehling died June 3 at the age of 96.
Forecasters say there’s a risk of flash flooding in southern Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says 2 to 4 inches of rain is expected over southeastern Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin, with up to 6 inches in localized areas. A flash flood watch has been issued for those areas.
You 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.
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.
After tornadoes, strong winds and heavy rains swept across western Minnesota on Saturday, more severe weather is on the way.
About a half a million anglers are expected to hit the water when walleye season opens Saturday in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Here’s a look at some things to expect this season in Minnesota, a state that takes its fishing seriously.
One day after golf-ball-sized hail fell across the Twin Cities, families are adding up the damage from the storm.
The wind is a sign of spring, a time when Minnesota sees double-digit averages. So what is the windiest month in Minnesota? Good question.
After Minnesotans enjoyed a beautiful week of springtime weather and outdoor fun, it’s back to reality this week. That reality: we live in Minnesota.
It may be spring in Minnesota, but Tuesday’s weather was all over the map.
We saw snow in the northern part of the state, but thunderstorms in parts of southern Minnesota.
After a week of snow and chilly temperatures, spring-like weather is returning to Minnesota.
Another shot of winter weather is heading toward southeastern Minnesota.
After weeks of spring-like weather, Minnesotans got another shot of winter Sunday afternoon. It arrived a little later than expected, but heavy snow hit central and southern Minnesota, making travel difficult on several highways.
Above-average temperatures are expected to accompany the start of spring in the Twin Cities, though those conditions aren’t expected to last through the weekend. There will be peeks of sunshine Friday along with highs in the mid-50s, according to meteorologist Matt Brickman.
Most of Minnesota is now officially in drought. Thursday’s update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 88 percent of Minnesota is in a moderate drought. That’s a huge jump from just 5 percent last week.
Minnesotans are bringing out their motorcycles for the first time this season. While the weather is perfect for riding, other factors make this time of year especially dangerous for bikers.
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.
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.
The warmer weather is giving local businesses an early boost — temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s in March in Minnesota are the gift that keeps on giving. Minnesotans are outside all year round, but there is something about when the weather starts to turn.
A well-deserved warm up is headed to Minnesota with 40s and even 50s in the forecast.
More snow is on the way for Boston as they inch closer to the snowiest winter of all time. While this season has been a nightmare for the East Coast, all that snow and ice is giving a Minnesota business one of their best seasons ever.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Wind chill advisories are in effect Monday for most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin until 10 a.m. A few counties in extreme northern Minnesota are even seeing wind chill warnings, with wind chills expected to reach nearly 45 degrees below zero.
Sunday morning brought clear skies and subzero temperatures to Minnesota, and more arctic cold is on the way.