Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Ease In First Days Of FallWCCO director of meteorology Mike Augustyniak says that a combination of recent rain and cooler temperatures are the cause for the downgrades. At this point, about one quarter of the state is still considered to be under extreme drought.
Minnesota Weather: Frost Possible In Parts Of The State OvernightMake sure to watch out for your plants outside, frost is possible overnight.
Minnesota Weather: Severe Weather Threat Ends For Southeastern MinnesotaThe National Weather Service says the threat for severe weather has ended across eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Minnesota Weather: 1 Dead, NWS Confirms 3 Tornadoes Touched Down Across MNSquall line storms early Friday morning left thousands across the Twin Cities metro and western Wisconsin without electricity. Powerful winds uproot trees, knocked down power lines, and felled a tree branch that fatally struck a 4-year-old girl.
Major Storm Damage In Hudson: Public Library Sustains Significant Damage, All Schools Closed FridayThe Hudson Public Library in western Wisconsin is close Friday after sustaining significant damage from early morning storms.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Holding In Place As State Moves Into FallThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state's areas of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota remained much the same as they were when last week's report was issued.
Burning Restrictions To Be Lifted In Much Of Northern Minnesota OvernightWith recent rains, a number of areas in Minnesota will lift their burning restrictions overnight. However, the Minnesota DNR said that the northeastern tip of Minnesota would remain under Class III burning restrictions.
After Summer Drought, When And Where Will The Best Fall Colors Be This Year?The drought we've had throughout much of the state could leave us with muted fall colors and shorter peak times, but not everywhere will be a bust. So when and where are the best fall colors this year? Good Question.
Minnesota Weather: Evening Storms Threaten Heavy Rain, Large HailWhile the weekend's comfortable fall weather will continue through much of Monday, storms are expected to rumble in the evening across southern Minnesota.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Easing In Central, Southern MinnesotaThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state saw a gradual easing of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota. About 85% of the state is at least experiencing moderate drought, that's down from nearly 89% last week.
Greenwood Fire Now 49% ContainedForest officials in northern Minnesota say the Greenwood fire is nearly halfway contained.