Despite Breezy, Cool Weather, Minnesotans Retain Climactic OptimismIt'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.
More Severe Weather, Snow On The WayAfter tornadoes, strong winds and heavy rains swept across western Minnesota on Saturday, more severe weather is on the way.
Good Question: What's The Windiest Month In Minnesota?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.
Snow, Wind Lead To Cancellations At MSP AirportThe first snowstorm of the season is causing big headaches for travelers and crews Monday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. MSP Spokesman Pat Hogan says there have been about 175 canceled flights Monday. Hogan says he doesn't anticipate many more being made because the airlines were aggressive about canceling them ahead of time.
Optimal Summer Conditions Created Vivid Fall ColorsIt's been one of the more colorful falls many of us can remember. The trees got their colors early, and many are still showing vivid oranges and yellows that we haven't seen in years. Some parts of the state are just hitting their peak now.
Finding Minnesota: Shooting The Breeze With The Windmill ManIf you want to go where the wind blows, head into the prairies of southwestern Minnesota where strong, steady gusts are common. It's the perfect spot for one man's unique collection, a spinning menagerie of windmills from as far away as China and Brazil.
Lauren's Science Corner: What Moves The 'Sailing Stones' Of Death Valley?Since the 1940's, scientists and visitors to Death Valley National Park have marveled at and pondered the mystery of its 'sailing stones.' Hundreds of rocks from pebble to boulder-size plow their way across the flat surface of the 'Racetrack playa,' engraving trails, some of which are considerable length, in the dry mud landscape.
PODCAST PAGE: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-4-14 John Hines Fills InJohn Hines sits in for Dave Lee and finds out about severe weather in Central Minnesota.
Despite Wind, Rain Mpls Home Run Derby Was A Night To RememberFans at the Home Run Derby experienced a little wind, a little cold and even a little rain at one point, but very few people seemed to mind. Whether it was their first All-Star Home Run Derby experience or one of many, fans were excited to see it back in Minneapolis, at Target Field.
Good Question: Why Is It So Windy In The Spring?When running around Lake Calhoun Monday, Brad Homan of St. Paul, Minn. had hoped for a break from the wind, but the air on both sides of the lake hit him right in the face.
Winter Burn Has Done A Brutal Number On Minn. ShrubsAs the winter begins to the thaw, many Minnesotans are just not getting a glimpse at the lawn for the first time in months. In many cases, it’s not a pretty sight. Local experts said this has been one of the worst seasons ever for winter-burn.
State Patrol: Stay Off Northwest Minn. Roads The State Patrol is warning drivers in northwestern Minnesota to stay home, and stay off the roads. Places along Interstate 29 have zero visibility Saturday night. Earlier Saturday, the State Patrol advised no travel near parts of Moorhead. Many cars and trucks have slid off the roadway.