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National Weather Service
September 3, 2018
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
Nearly 1,000 power outages plagued the lakes area Friday, Aug. 31, as storms with severe wind and hail knocked down trees and damaged houses....
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 31, 2018
Storm leaves power outages, hail, wind damage across north-central Minn.
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through north-central Minnesota the evening of Friday, Aug. 31—sparing Brainerd to the south, it ripped through...
August 31, 2018 - 10:06pm
August 20, 2018
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
Gray, smoky skies are expected to give way to thunder and lightning and some much-needed rain. Canadian wildfire smoke originating from British...
August 20, 2018 - 3:00am
August 12, 2018
NWS: Air pollution alert ends Sunday evening, incoming cold front forecasted
Blood meridian—an orange hole-punched disk hanging in the sky, it invokes something like a Japanese flag, though its origins are distinctly...
August 12, 2018 - 8:05pm
August 4, 2018
Atwater, Minn., cleans up after EF0 tornado
ATWATER, Minn. — Tanya and Chris Garvick spent their Saturday clearing tree branches from their yard and wondering what they would do about...
August 4, 2018 - 6:42pm
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
Before I relocated to Minnesota, I never understood viewers' preoccupation with The Weather Channel, the cable and satellite TV channel launched...
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
July 9, 2018
June makes Top 10 list for warmth, relief on the way
Last month was the ninth warmest June in the history of the Duluth station of the National Weather Service. The mean high temperature last month...
July 9, 2018 - 4:00am
July 5, 2018
Work to clear debris begins in wake of Bemidji tornado
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Though Thursday brought clear skies and warm, breezy weather, signs of the small tornado that touched down in the middle...
July 5, 2018 - 4:07pm
Brainerd Fourth of July festivities unites lakes area for a day
When it was all said and done—with the exception of the Lions Club's vintage truck, which stalled and coughed its way down East River Road—Brainerd's...
July 5, 2018 - 8:00am
July 4, 2018
Tornado lowers the boom on Bemidji for Fourth of July
BEMIDJI - Officials confirmed Wednesday evening that a tornado with 90 to 100 mph winds touched down in Bemidji earlier in the day. The EF1 tornado...
July 4, 2018 - 9:44pm
July 3, 2018
Storms in forecast for Fourth
When it comes to Fourth of July celebrations this year, it's boom or bust for the Brainerd lakes area. Throughout Wednesday, July 4, scores of...
July 3, 2018 - 7:40pm
June 29, 2018
Steamy weather - Cool Slide
NISSWA—With temperatures in the 80s, Alexis Ackerman reacts to the pending plunge with Gabe Wilson Thursday, June 28, at the Nisswa Family...
June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 16, 2018
Heavy rainfall may dominate weekend
Multiple rounds of strong to severe storms are possible through the weekend with large hail, damaging wind and heavy rainfall that could lead...
June 16, 2018 - 6:00am
May 14, 2018
Fire risk continues with dry spring
Mother's Day weekend was mostly quiet in terms of wildfires—though experts are advising residents to be careful with risk factors still...
May 14, 2018 - 4:00am
May 7, 2018
Dry, windy conditions prompt Red Flag warning in eastern North Dakota
GRAND FORKS—Eastern North Dakota is in a Red Flag Warning through 6 p.m. Monday, May 7, as strong winds, dry grass and low humidity create...
May 7, 2018 - 6:12pm