Amid Strong Winds, Thousands Without Power In The Twin CitiesThousands of people are without power in the Twin Cities metro Wednesday morning as gusts up to 60 mph lashed southern Minnesota over the last 24 hours, damaging power lines.
Minnesotans Seeing First Snow Of The Season It’s late October, and snow is falling in Minnesota. The storm system that moved into the state Tuesday brought snow Wednesday morning as temperatures dropped.
High Winds Hitting 6 States, Including MinnesotaHigh winds are affecting a wide stretch of the upper Midwest, from Minnesota to western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says sustained winds Tuesday afternoon will top 30 mph, with gusts reaching 45 to 50 mph.
Prime Wildfire Conditions Lead To Wis. Red Flag WarningState officials say there is an extremely good chance of wildfires in central Wisconsin. The National Weather Service and the Department of Natural Resources has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday for Wood, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties through 7 p.m.
Minnesota Under Red Flag Warning For Fire RiskThe entire state of Minnesota is under a red flag warning Wednesday. The fire danger is extreme because of warm, windy and dry weather. Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires.
High Winds Lead To Power Outages For 8,000 Xcel CustomersHigh winds in the Twin Cities are responsible for as many as 8,000 Xcel customers losing their power.
Hutchinson's Blizzard Conditions Challenge Drivers, Delight YoungstersThere was nothing routine about a routine drive on Highway 7 in Hutchinson Tuesday. The strong wind blew fresh snow up from the ground and in to the air, giving drivers something to worry about.
Snow, Strong Winds Headed Toward MinnesotaSnow-lovers have something to hope for after what has been a snow-starved winter so far. A system moving into Minnesota will bring snow into the Twin Cities starting late Monday night.
Siberian Air Brings Big Shivers To MinnesotaA week ago, we were wrapping up a six-day stretch of above-average temperatures and some melting. But Wednesday brought a different story and a different season, after officially bottoming out at minus 9 degrees in the morning. And as cold as it is Wednesday, it's not a record. February has been cold, with way more days below average than above -- and Wednesday was the coldest.
Red Wing Storm Victims Pick Up The Pieces After Losing RoofThursday’s violent storms in Red Wing, Minn. were over in just a blink of an eye, but the damage was lasting. Scattered yellow insulation covered the trees and corn stubble in the southwestern Minnesota town. "It just happened so fast," Sally Lemmerhirt of Red Wing, Minn. said.
Snow, Winds Make For Hazardous Driving in West Central Minn. Light snow and gusty northwest winds have created dangerous driving conditions throughout west central Minnesota.
MnDOT: Near White-Out Conditions In W. Central MNWind gusts and blowing snow in west central Minnesota has the Minnesota Department of Transportation urging drivers to slow down and use their headlights.
High Winds, 25-Foot Waves Forecast In ChicagoHundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy's outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago into the cold, churning waters despite warnings from city officials.
80 Mph Winds Wreak Havoc In Western South Dakota Western South Dakota is recovering from winds that overturned semitrailers, downed power lines, fed fires and even left a trampoline hanging from a power pole in Box Elder.
High Winds Trash Cars At Minn. Dealership A burst of strong winds has damaged dozens of vehicles at a south-central Minnesota car dealership.