Minnesota Weather: Environmental Side-Effects Of Coronavirus-Sparked Industrial Halt ObservedAs painful and unsettling as the last few months have been, the unintended (unexpected, even) consequence of less industry and fewer trips by car is a little victory worth noting.
March 1 Ushers In Meteorological Spring, But Will Spring-Like Weather Stick Around? Sunday, March 1 marks the beginning of meteorological spring, and fittingly enough temperatures are in the mid-40s.
'Leap Year Hopscotch': Why We Sometimes Skip 'Leap Day'We will add one day to our calendar in 2020 because it's a leap year. But, why? WCCO's Mike Augustyniak breaks it all down.
Mike's Mix: The Manhattan At Manny's SteakhouseEvery month, Mike Augustyniak goes in search of the newest hotspots in the Twin Cities, and learns the secrets behind their best cocktails
WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak Answers: 'Where Will The Air Over Becker Travel?'"One northern route would bring that smoke and dirty air over Baldwin, as far north as Grantsburg, Wisconsin by tomorrow morning," Augustyniak said.
Mike's Mix: Meteor's Old FashionedMeteor embraces it’s dive bar roots (which go back to 1902), serving lower-priced classic cocktails and custom creations, as well as beer, waffles, and frozen pizza.
Minnesota Weather: Saturday To Bring Big Winds, Snow Emergencies In Minneapolis, St. PaulBlowing snow will be a problem all day Saturday, according to Mike Augustyniak, which is why much of the western edge of the state, along with the south central swath, remain under a blizzard warning.
Minnesota Weather: Road Conditions Improve Before A Re-Freeze OvernightAfter a wintry mix affected most of the Twin Cities Saturday morning, the metro area can expect a more mild Sunday with fog, drizzle and scattered showers throughout the day.
Minnesota Weather: Light Snow Expected Sunday, Calmer Weather On The WayAfter the second round of winter storms affected the majority of the state Saturday, things are looking a bit calmer heading into next week.
Minnesota Weather: October Was Almost 5 Degrees Below AverageWCCO's Mike Augustyniak says November is one of two months where the average highs swing the widest. Also, November usually sees a little bit above 9 inches of snowfall.
NOAA's Winter Outlook Suggests Snowier Than Average Winter In MinnesotaMinnesota, along with neighboring states, have an equal chance for below-, near- or above-average temperatures, according to NOAA's outlook.
Minnesota Weather: Severe Storms Possible Saturday AfternoonMeteorologist Mike Augustyniak says there is a "conditional" chance for severe weather. It is possible storms might not make it to severe levels, but they could produce high-end severe weather if they do.
Mike's Mix: Death & Co.'s 'The Whiskey Agreement'The Whiskey Agreement is a mixed-base whiskey-lovers Old Fashioned-style cocktail, that might just remind you of a grown-up Long Island Iced Tea, too.
Minnesota Weather: Storms In Southwestern, West Central Parts Of StateSouthwestern and west central Minnesota have slight and enhanced threats for severe weather overnight with the main impacts being damaging wind and hail. Northern Minnesota through the heart of the Twin Cities has the lowest threat for severe weather.
Minnesota Weather: The Latest On Tornado Warnings, Watches, And Severe ThunderstormsGrab your rain gear if you're venturing out of the house Sunday afternoon around the Twin Cities metro.