Weather Forecast



November 30, 2016
All month long we can watch the changing shape of a triangle formed by Venus, Mars, and, low in the south, the lone bright star Fomalhaut in Piscis Austrinus, the southern fish. Venus is now climbing toward Mars; early next year, the two will make a close approach and then separate as Venus again hurtles between Earth and the sun. Minnesota Starwatch
Minnesota Starwatch Dec. 2016: Full moon to drown out this year's Geminid meteor shower
November 30, 2016 - 9:45pm
November 28, 2016
Near-record highs, rain reveals green grass beneath snow
November 28, 2016 - 7:42pm
November 25, 2016
The forecast calls for temperatures to trend toward the upper 30s and lower 40s for the upcoming week, with showers expected to move into the area by Sunday. Those showers are expected to continue on and off throughout the day Monday and into Tuesday, with an expected drop in temperature turning rain into snow. Huyck said with snow and ice potentially slowing down storm drains, higher amounts of rainfall could lead to localized flooding. National Weather Service Duluth Graphic
Snow likely to survive warmer temps, rain
November 25, 2016 - 11:10pm
November 23, 2016
A weak system will bring some light wintry weather to the northern Plains, but the rain and snow will be more of a nuisance than a travel hazard.
Thanksgiving Day forecast: Wet weather in store for Northeast, Northwest
November 23, 2016 - 4:02pm
November 18, 2016
Crow Wing Power Outage Map: This map is displaying the current outages in our (Crow Wing Power) service area. The black and grey area represents our service area, and the colored squares and polygons represent outages that are occurring right now. We (Crow Wing Power) are working to resolve all outages as quickly and effectively as possible. Please call 218-829-2827 to report an outage. Screen grab of CW Power outage map at 5:15 p.m. Friday.
Update: Power to remain out for thousands overnight
November 18, 2016 - 10:31pm
With white-out condition on Excelsior Road in Baxter Friday, a motorist sweeps the snow off his vehicle. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Epic blizzard Argos blasts lakes area
November 18, 2016 - 9:39pm
MnDOT advising no travel in parts of southwest Minnesota
November 18, 2016 - 4:22pm
Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
UPDATED: Weather related school closings and late starts
November 18, 2016 - 8:35am
Screen grab from MnDOT road conditions website showing current driving conditions at 8:15 a.m. Friday. The two shades of pink are 'Snow-Covered' and 'Snow and Ice Covered' roadways. Blue is 'Partially Covered' and green is 'Normal Driving Conditions'.
Winter Storm Argos: Roads snow covered, slippery and travel difficult
November 18, 2016 - 8:24am
November 17, 2016
"It'll mix with and change to snow, probably by the time most people are heading out the door tomorrow (Friday)," said Dean Melde, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Duluth. "Through the day, we're looking at about 10 inches. Most of it is going to fall during the day ... we're expecting close to a foot of snow." Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth
Winter Storm Argos: Lakes area center of highest expected snowfalls
November 17, 2016 - 9:26pm
Between 8-16 inches (20-40 cm) of snow was forecast in northeastern Minnesota, said Joe Calderone, senior NWS forecaster in the Twin Cities. "This is a fairly large system," Calderone said, adding that it could stretch from Wyoming to Wisconsin. "Anywhere south of that will be a rain system." Graphic National Weather Service Duluth
First blizzard of season to hit northern Plains, Midwest
November 17, 2016 - 2:38pm
After pummeling the northern Plains with a snowstorm and blizzard conditions, a storm will reorganize and affect the Great Lakes and Northeast this weekend, according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Henry Margusity.
Thanksgiving travel weather outlook: Stormy pattern may cause delays
November 17, 2016 - 11:38am
November 15, 2016
The latest guidance as of Tuesday morning still features a wide range of possible storm locations and tracks. Confidence has increased slightly in portions of Minnesota and Wisconsin seeing some snow from this system. National Weather Service Duluth
Winter storm potential shifts south, confidence in snow for Minnesota increases
November 15, 2016 - 10:02am
November 14, 2016
Potentially significant winter storm possible late Thursday night through Friday
November 14, 2016 - 3:11pm
October 30, 2016
Depending on where you are in the Eastern Hemisphere, this month's Black Moon will either occur on Oct. 30 or Oct. 31. Unlike most astronomical events, the Black Moon cannot be seen. This is because during a new moon, the side of the moon that is illuminated faces directly away from the Earth. Illustration
Last Black Moon until 2019 to rise over Eastern Hemisphere on Halloween weekend
October 30, 2016 - 4:40pm