Weather Forecast


Cold temperatures, strong winds expected


Summer weather will be blowing out of the Brainerd area early Thursday. 

After peaking at a high of 81 degrees Wednesday, a strong cold front is expected to arrive Thursday morning and bring with it a 40 percent chance of rain, high temperatures in the mid-60s and sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph. 

With wind gusts of 45 mph expected, the National Weather Service in Duluth issued a wind advisory from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
(218) 855-5879