Rivers In Western, Northern MN Enter ‘Low Flow’The drought is bad in the Twin Cities, but it’s even worse the further north you go. More than half of the state is now in a severe drought.
Morning Weather ReportIt’s a #Top10WxDay! Temperatures on Saturday morning were low and crisp, but the afternoon will be warm, Mike Augustyniak reports (4:08) WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - Aug. 14, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportA dry and warm weekend is ahead, Lisa Meadows reports (4:15) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Aug. 13, 2021
Some Rivers, Reservoirs See ‘Scrapable’ Boating Conditions Due To Low Water LevelsThe drought in Minnesota is only about three months old, and could get worse, John Lauritsen reports (1:51). WCCO 4 News At 6 - Aug. 12, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportThere’s not a drop of rain in sight, Chris Shaffer reports. Dew points will stay low in the next few days (2:43) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Aug. 12, 2021
Noon Weather ReportMike Augustyniak reports, drought conditions have worsened in Minnesota. Dew points will stay low for the next few days (3:59) WCCO 4 News At Noon - Aug. 12, 2021
Agriculture Secretary Visits MinnesotaSusan-Elizabeth Littlefield reports, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary visited Minnesota and spoke to farmers as the drought worsens (1:26) WCCO 4 News At Noon - Aug. 12, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportChris Shaffer reports, the dew points are dropping, and temperatures in the Twin Cities on Thursday will reach 80 degrees (3:29) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Aug. 11, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportChris Shaffer reports, dew points are dropping, but it’s still hot out there (3:01) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Aug. 10, 2021
Morning Weather ReportWidespread heavy rainfall rolled through Minnesota on Saturday morning, and there is a slight risk for severe weather on Saturday evening, Mike Augustyniak reports, (4:17) WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - Aug. 7, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportKatie Steiner reports, some thunderstorms will roll through overnight and there is a slight risk for severe weather on Saturday afternoon (3:41) WCCO 4 News At 5 - August 6, 2021
The Drought’s Impact On Christmas TreesMinnesota’s summer drought may be felt in winters to come, when finding the perfect Christmas tree could be harder and more expensive, reports David Schuman (1:34). WCCO 4 News At 10 - August 4, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportChris Shaffer reports, the air quality is improving but it’ll get hot and humid again (3:45) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Aug. 3, 2021
Good Question: Why Are Weeds Growing So Well In The Drought?As our lawns continue to turn a deeper tan color, some green is sprouting up in our yards and gardens, reports Jeff Wagner (2:25). WCCO 4 News At 10 - August 2, 2021
Severe Storms Hit Wisconsin Causing Widespread, ‘Unbelievable’ DamageExperts assess the damage in Wisconsin after recent severe weather including multiple tornadoes, reports Caroline Cummings (2:04). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 29, 2021
Caught On Camera: Heavy Lightning In Oak Park HeightsMnDOT cameras at Highway 36 and Highway 95 showed stormy skies Wednesday night (0:51). WCCO 4 News - July 28, 2021
Drought Leads To Tough Choices For Minnesota Landscape ArboretumToday's rain came too late for one of the best botanical gardens in the country, Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield reports (1:58). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 28, 2021
Tired Of Minnesota’s Streak Of Hot Weather? Here’s WhyLisa Meadows explains why our hot temperatures can make us so sluggish (2:07). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 27, 2021
Good Question: How Can We Limit Water Use At Home?Many Minnesotans have been asked to limit or stop watering lawns during our intense drought -- but that's not the only place where conservation can happen, reports Jeff Wagner (2:34). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 26, 2021
Summer Sniffles: Allergies, Or Something Else?Many Minnesotans came out of the weekend with itchy eyes and scratchy throats. David Schuman spoke to an allergist to get some answers (1:42). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 26, 2021
St. Paul Farmers Market Vendors Endure Dry ConditionsAs drought conditions continue, local farmers are feeling the pinch, reports Pafoua Yang (1:54). WCCO 4 News At 5:30 - July 25, 2021
Morning Weather ReportMike Augustyniak reports there were higher precipitation totals in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin after Friday night's rain, but dew points are dropping on Saturday (4:47) WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - July 24, 2021
5 P.M. Weather ReportA heat advisory is in effect and evening storms will make their way through Minnesota, Lisa Meadows reports (3:23) WCCO 4 News At 5 - July 23, 2021
Good Question: How Do Water Towers Work?As cities ask homeowners to conserve water, it's bringing up questions about how we get our water in the first place, reports Heather Brown (3:02). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 22, 2021

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