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September 3, 2018
Baseball-sized hail fell in Aitkin, as photographed here by Christina Harmon of Aitkin. Submitted photo
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 31, 2018
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through north-central Minnesota the evening of Friday, Aug. 31 -- sparing Brainerd to the south, it ripped through much of northern Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties before heading off into Duluth and northwestern Wisconsin. National Weather Service screenshot
Storm leaves power outages, hail, wind damage across north-central Minn.
August 31, 2018 - 10:06pm
August 20, 2018
The red sun next to the historic Brainerd water tower sets Saturday, Aug. 18, as smoke from western wildfires in the U.S. and Canada continue to create gray skies in the lakes area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
August 20, 2018 - 3:00am
August 12, 2018
The sun, its light dimmed and darkened by accumulations of wildfire smoke drifting across Minnesota, hangs over Whitefish Lake Saturday evening. Matt Erickson / Brainerd Dispatch
NWS: Air pollution alert ends Sunday evening, incoming cold front forecasted
August 12, 2018 - 8:05pm
August 4, 2018
The Garvick family in Atwater works with relatives to clean up the damage caused by a tree felled in Friday's storm. Linda Vanderwerf / Forum News Service
Atwater, Minn., cleans up after EF0 tornado
August 4, 2018 - 6:42pm
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
July 9, 2018
June makes Top 10 list for warmth, relief on the way
July 9, 2018 - 4:00am
July 5, 2018
A worker for Sportsman’s Tree Solutions uses a chainsaw to remove tree damage on Thursday from Ike Floura’s yard in Bemidji. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Work to clear debris begins in wake of Bemidji tornado
July 5, 2018 - 4:07pm
Fireworks shot from Don Adamson Sports Complex light up the sky Wednesday, July 4,  as part of Brainerd/Baxter's Fourth of July celebration.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video
Brainerd Fourth of July festivities unites lakes area for a day
July 5, 2018 - 8:00am
July 4, 2018
Residents and officials clean up storm damage along Irvine Avenue Northwest and 18th Street Northwest on Wednesday morning, July 4, in Bemidji, Minn. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Tornado lowers the boom on Bemidji for Fourth of July
July 4, 2018 - 9:44pm
July 3, 2018
Fireworks in Brainerd for last year's Fourth of July celebration. A nearly day-long 60 percent chance of rain, coupled with possible thunderstorms, might derail 2018 festivities. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Storms in forecast for Fourth
July 3, 2018 - 7:40pm
June 29, 2018
With temperatures in the 80s, Alexis Ackerman reacts to the pending plunge with Gabe Wilson Thursday, June 28, at the Nisswa Family Fun Waterpark. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Steamy weather - Cool Slide
June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 16, 2018
Heavy rainfall may dominate weekend
June 16, 2018 - 6:00am
May 14, 2018
A color-coded map of Minnesota that details on a county-by-county basis the perceived risk of fire. Cass, Crow Wing and Aitkin Counties were considered 'High' risk on Sunday. Website graphic / Department of Natural Resources
Fire risk continues with dry spring
May 14, 2018 - 4:00am
May 7, 2018
Area of Red Flag Warning in effect through 6 p.m. Monday, May 7, in eastern North Dakota. (National Weather Service)
Dry, windy conditions prompt Red Flag warning in eastern North Dakota
May 7, 2018 - 6:12pm
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