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Almost turkey time
Weather drawing by Nellie of Mrs. Johnson's 3/4 combo class at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School.
1 hour 10 min ago
November 18, 2017
La Nina continues to influence winter outlook
The latest three-month outlook continues to call for a 33 percent chance of colder than normal temperatures this coming winter. The December, January and February 2017-18 outlook is heavily influenced by ongoing La Nina conditions forecast to continue through late winter, the National...
November 18, 2017 - 5:30am
November 17, 2017
Good luck Warriors!
Good luck Warriors! Weather drawing by Lacey Melser from Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
November 17, 2017 - 3:00am
November 16, 2017
Early Thanksgiving travel forecast: Millions to face delays, slowdowns as fast-paced storms strike northern US
AccuWeather Global Headquarters - November 16 - AccuWeather reports as millions of Thanksgiving travelers plan to travel by plane or driving,...
November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 11, 2017
Thursday registers record cold in Brainerd
Thursday's temperatures were reminiscent of deep winter, and they dipped low enough to crack the record books. The record low maximum and minimum temperatures were both set Thursday for the Brainerd area, according to National Weather Service. The thermometer never made it past 20...
November 11, 2017 - 4:30am
November 9, 2017
If it's any consolation, this cold snap could be a record-setter
With temperatures nearly 30 degrees below normal Thursday, the Brainerd lakes area may be waking up to record cold Friday morning. And, depending...
November 9, 2017 - 9:04pm
November 5, 2017
Winter outlook: Expect below normal temps
This could be a long, cold, wet winter. It's already an early starter with 2 inches of snow arriving in the Brainerd lakes area before Halloween....
November 5, 2017 - 5:00am
November 3, 2017
Understaffed Weather Service scales back balloon launches that collect vital data
Weather balloons collect data that is essential for forecasts all around the world. But because of staff shortages, the National Weather Service has substantially cut back on launching these instruments at six locations in Alaska. The Weather Service has suspended about 24 balloon...
November 3, 2017 - 12:33pm
November 1, 2017
November brings wintry mix with clipper system
Winter is getting an early start this season, with a Wednesday winter weather advisory expecting to bring 1-3 inches of snow to the Brainerd...
November 1, 2017 - 11:00am
October 31, 2017
Weather drawing - Oct. 31
Halloween chorus Weather drawing by Tiffani Wooden of Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
October 31, 2017 - 8:00am
October 30, 2017
Bundle up Trick-or-treaters
It's back to thinking about fitting costumes over coats and ways to stay warm this Halloween.
October 30, 2017 - 7:00am
October 5, 2017
2017 ranks 4th for wettest years on record
Heavy rains flood Industrial Park Road Tuesday in Baxter near the intersection of Dogwood Drive. Rain is creating delays for street construction...
October 5, 2017 - 8:00am
October 4, 2017
US winter forecast: La Niña to fuel abundant snow in Rockies; Bitterly cold air to blast Midwest
AccuWeather Global Headquarters - AccuWeather reports some chilly winter weather is in store for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, with January...
October 4, 2017 - 2:30pm
October 3, 2017
Expected heavy rain brings flood watch
The lakes area is in a line of Minnesota counties in a flash flood watch, which stretches north to the state's Arrowhead region. The flash flood watch is in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, for Crow Wing, Aitkin, Morrison and Mille Lacs counties in the region.
October 3, 2017 - 2:30am
September 25, 2017
Wet weather continues over weekend
The Brainerd lakes area got treated to another round of wet and windy weather this weekend. A strong thunderstorm rolled through southern Crow...
September 25, 2017 - 7:00am