15 Memorable Moments From WCCO In 2015As 2015 comes to a close, we took some time to look back at some of our favorite, and your favorite, moments from the year. Here's a look at some silly, special and surprising moments, both candid and planned, from 2015 at WCCO.
Weather Blog: Lauren Casey & Germany TV Crew Meet Up, Talk Local WeatherRecently, I had the fun and unique opportunity discuss Minnesota weather with Ingo Zamperoni a correspondent for ADR/WDR television in Germany.
What Makes A #Top10WxDay?With so many conditions like sky cover, temperature and humidity, many viewers are asking, what is the formula for a Top 10 Weather Day?
Goin' To The Lake Recap: Two Harbors (Day 2)WCCO is taking on the North Shore this week as Liz Collin and Lauren Casey head to Two Harbors for another edition of Goin' To The Lake!
Good Question: What Are The Northern Lights?On Tuesday, the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, is expected to give us a second night of a beautiful light show. But what exactly are we seeing? What are the Northern Lights? Good Question.
These Plymouth Preschoolers Made Their Own ‘CCO Weather Center The preschoolers at the New Horizon Academy in Plymouth made their very own weather center, and WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey paid them a visit on Wednesday.
Lauren's Science Corner: Circumhorizontal ArcViewers in western Wisconsin today observed a unique atmospheric phenomenon: a circumhorizontal arc! Casually called a 'fire rainbow,' it occurs in summer-time as the sun must be high in the sky, at an angle of 58 degrees or higher.
Lauren's Science Corner: Minnesota May TornadoesYou 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.
Great-Grandma Says She’s Going Solar For Her GrandchildrenSolar power technology is coming to the city of Plymouth, and it's all thanks to a great-grandmother who's passionate about her family's future.
Meet COLT & GOAT – A Mobile Cellphone Tower & GeneratorIt's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. When storms hit, people can lose power and cell service. That's where some hi-tech portable equipment comes in to play.
It Ain't Snow-ver 'Til The Fat Lady SingsThe snow fell fast and furious Sunday evening -- especially in south Twin Cities metro area, where a widespread 6 to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow accumulated across Carver, Scott and Dakota counties. The highest event total came from nearby Goodhue County, with 12.3 inches of snow in Zumbrota.
Lauren's Science Corner: Aurora EditionA severe geomagnetic storm ignited an epic outbreak of the aurora borealis across northern latitudes world-wide over the last two nights!
Driving On Lakes Perilous As Ice ThinsOur unseasonable March warmth is a cause for many Minnesotans to revel, but a serious cause for concern for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office when it comes to ice safety.
Lauren's Science Corner: Beware The Pizzly!The bloodline of one of nature’s most powerful and fascinating land-bound apex predators is merging with an animal atop the Arctic food chain, the polar bear—yielding a fearsome hybrid referred to as the “pizzly” or “grolar” bear. The breeding of these king creatures is likely the result of habitat overlap caused by global climate change.
Calm Monday Before A Winter Storm Tuesday?We'll have a quiet Monday with plenty of sun and a high in the upper 20s, but Tuesday is expected to be a mess in the form of what could be our biggest snowfall of the season so far.