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.
After tornadoes, strong winds and heavy rains swept across western Minnesota on Saturday, more severe weather is on the way.
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.
The 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.
It’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.
If 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.
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.
John Hines sits in for Dave Lee and finds out about severe weather in Central Minnesota.
Fans 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.
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.
As 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.
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.
The breezy weather made for perfect conditions for the Winter Kite Festival on Lake Harriet but also proved how powerful those gusts were on Saturday.
Adam Carter, long-time WCCO Radio reporter, is in Pine County this weekend, hunting for a trophy buck.
A wildfire, fueled by heavy winds, has destroyed nearly all of a very small North Dakota town.
Friday night brought some scary moments for country music fans up north.
One business owner is reaping the benefits of going green.
Wednesday was close to average with a high near 70. With the light wind, dry conditions and sunshine, some would say it was close to perfection.
It was all about the strong wind , and we finally received some much needed rain Friday.
Yes, that was a great tune from Bob Seger, and it will sum up our Tuesday.
Imagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.
State regulators will consider whether a plan to protect birds and bats from a wind farm in Goodhue County is adequate.
The steering winds are beginning to send some actual precipitation our way. It has been a tame winter to date, with 18 inches of snow and only three nights below zero here in the Twin Cities.
A winter storm warning is in effect for much of Minnesota until 6 a.m. Sunday as a strong double-barreled area of low pressure moves in and intensifies over the state.
The first significant winter storm of the winter season could be on its way to Minnesota by Saturday night.