Weather Forecast



January 11, 2017
A shallow layer of cold air in the atmosphere will accompany a storm over the central United States. The storm will produce a swath of freezing rain along a 1,000-mile swath.
Dangerous, potentially destructive ice storm looms for central US
January 11, 2017 - 2:31pm
January 10, 2017
The Crow Wing County Highway Department tested an ice breaker plow attachment on several county highways last week. The attachment, one of the newest tools used by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, is used to break up ice bonded to roads.
Source: Crow Wing County
Formidable foe: Ice build up on roads proving tough to tackle
January 10, 2017 - 11:44pm
A snowplow operated by Holmvig Excavating plows Gilbert Lake Road Tuesday as heavy snow falls in central Minnesota. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
No unnecessary travel advised in Cass, Crow Wing other central MN counties
January 10, 2017 - 3:07pm
The Brainerd Nordic Ski Club teaches lessons to children participating in the Brainerd Lakes Area Youth Ski Club Sunday at the Northland Arboretum. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video
Hang on, more cold in forecast but January thaw is ahead
January 10, 2017 - 11:18am
January 4, 2017
Weather phenomenon known as 'Sundogs' over the pines of Northland Arboretum in Brainerd Wednesday morning. Denton Newman Jr. /
Sundogs over Northland Arboretum
January 4, 2017 - 2:28pm
January 3, 2017
Brainerd area under wind chill advisory Jan. 4
January 3, 2017 - 5:11pm
Weather related school closings and late starts
January 3, 2017 - 7:47am
January 2, 2017
Becky Twamley skies on the fresh snow Monday at the Northland Arboretum. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Subzero temps coming for the rest of this week
January 2, 2017 - 10:29pm
December 30, 2016
The National Weather Service in Duluth reports greater forecast confidence in the first storm system and projections for the heaviest snowfalls of 3-6 inches across the far northern parts of the state, including the Arrowhead and North Shore. Duluth, Cass Lake and the Iron Range may generally experience 1-3 inches of snow with the first snowfall. Illustration
Expect 2 rounds of snow this holiday weekend
December 30, 2016 - 11:20am
December 28, 2016
Snowmobilers ride a new layer of snow Wednesday on the Paul Bunyan Trail near Merrifield. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Fresh snow may arrive with new year
December 28, 2016 - 9:43pm
December 23, 2016
Christmas storm may bring significant ice
December 23, 2016 - 10:35pm
December 21, 2016
The National Weather Service office in Duluth forecast hasn't changed much since yesterday with a major winter storm still on track to impact the upper Midwest Sunday into Monday. NWS Duluth
Christmas storm still expected to impact northern Minnesota
December 21, 2016 - 9:27pm
December 20, 2016
People with long-distance or local travel plans from Saturday to Monday along the Interstate 25, I-70, I-80, I-90 and I-94 corridors from the High Plains to the Upper Midwest should monitor the forecast and storm's progress. "The exact track and strength of such a strong storm would determine not only where the weather battle zone between rain, ice and snow would be, but also the northern and eastward extent of severe thunderstorms," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Henry Margusity said.
Christmas weekend storm to unfold with snow, wind and severe weather
December 20, 2016 - 9:22pm
December 19, 2016
Josh Robinson was dressed for the cold as he walks in Bismarck on Saturday morning in minus -17 degree air with a minus -37 degree wind chill. "It's a tad bit cold," said Robinson "but cold doesn't bother me." Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Embarrass reports coldest temp Sunday at 38 below; Staples, Park Rapids not far behind
December 19, 2016 - 2:22pm
December 15, 2016
An ice jam on the Mississippi River, seen from the bridge near Camp Ripley Thursday, is causing minor flooding. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Highs, lows, flooding and snow: Winter gives lakes area residents wild ride
December 15, 2016 - 9:58pm