Minn. DNR: Wildfire Conditions In The MakingApril had its share of rain, snow and even freezing temperatures. But the extended weather forecast calls for clear skies and warmer temperatures, drying out dead grass that can ignite and burn rapidly.
After A Week Of April Rain, May Is Bringing A Warm-UpAfter enduring rain and below average temperatures day after day, Minnesotans will be treated this week to a warm-up and sunshine.
NWS Issues Flood Warning For Rivers In Northwest IowaHeavy rainfall over the past two days in northwest Iowa has swollen area rivers with storm runoff. The National Weather has issued flood warnings for the Big Sioux, Little Sioux and Ocheyedan rivers.
Tornado Confirmed In Southern Minnesota, No DamageMeteorologist Shawn Devinny says multiple trained spotters confirmed the tornado in Faribault County on Sunday night.
Fire Caused By Lightning Destroys Otsego Home, Damages AnotherA lightning strike early Sunday morning in the northwest Twin Cities metro destroyed homes and badly damaged others, all on the same street.
After Sunday Storms, Wet Week AheadStorms will roll across parts of Minnesota Sunday night, and you'll want to keep your umbrella handy as we head back to work and school on Monday.
Minnesota's Windy, Warm Weather Poses Wildfire ThreatFire crews across the state are feeling an early start to wildfire season because of unusually windy and dry weather.
Sirens Sounding Statewide For Tornado DrillsHeads up: The sirens Hennepin County residents will hear Thursday afternoon and evening won’t be due to a malfunction.
Crashes Reported Amid Snowy Friday MorningSnow was falling heavily over parts of the Twin Cities on Friday morning, and there were a number of accordant traffic accidents.
Good Question: How Do Animals Know When To Come Out Of Hibernation?We will soon begin to see some of Minnesota's most-beloved creatures come out of hibernation. Different species of bats, bears, turtles and snakes all hibernate here, and many rely on more than warm weather to wake up.
Good Questions: Wind Chills, Whistling & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a closer look at some of the Good Questions that came her way. This week, she's looking at the mechanics of whistling and what it means to say "natural causes."
Spring Snowstorm To Be Followed By Quick MeltSome Minnesotans are digging out after getting a foot or more of snow in this early spring storm. The average amount of snowfall in March in Minnesota is 10 inches, so this is not uncommon. But some folks in Rochester are not welcoming this snow after a mild winter.

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