Weather Forecast


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Trees are reflected in a pool on Whiskey Creek Wednesday, March 20, during the vernal equinox just before 4:58 p.m. in Brainerd. Thursday will be the first full day of spring in the northern hemisphere with the sun shining directly on the equator and day and night being virtually the same length of time.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Scenic: First Day of Spring
7 hours 3 min ago
March 16, 2019
Parade participants sported short sleeves during the 2016 St. Patrick's Day parade in Crosslake. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal file photo
St. Patrick's Day weather covers the gamut: Snowpack recedes, moderate melt reduces flood concerns
March 16, 2019 - 3:00am
March 15, 2019
An orange hazard warning marker alerts pedestrians of the water-removing hose across the sidewalk working to clean up minor flooding Thursday, March 14, at the Washington Educational Services Building on Oak Street. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Flood waters cause minor damage to school buildings
March 15, 2019 - 9:00am
March 14, 2019
Satellite view of bomb cyclone on the evening of March 13.
Bomb cyclone bolts toward Upper Midwest after blasting Colorado, the Plains
March 14, 2019 - 12:04pm
March 13, 2019
Rainbows and gold coins. Weather drawing by Zoie Norgard from Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Harrison Elementary School. Click on the image to view the entire drawing.
Weather drawing - March 13
March 13, 2019 - 6:30am
March 12, 2019
Brainerd crews work on snow removal at the corner of Laurel and Fifth streets and warmer temperatures work on the spring-like melt as seasons begin to clash. Expect a mix of rain, freezing rain or drizzle, patchy fog and possible snow this week. Daytime highs are finally above or at freezing after a 59-day stretch below 32 degrees, sometimes very below that mark. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Clash of the Seasons
March 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Wintry mess for Wed night/Thurs with snow and possible blizzard conditions, heavy rain, and freezing rain.
Extreme storm in central US may generate blizzard, flooding, severe storms midweek
March 12, 2019 - 10:43am
March 9, 2019
Sally Bergerud watches granddaughter Josie Bergerud skiing beside her Friday, March 8, at the Northland Arboretum. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Winter storm warning in effect
March 9, 2019 - 3:00am
March 4, 2019
Radar image of a tornado on the ground in Alabama. Image from National Weather Service in Birmingham.
At least 23 dead in Alabama as tornadoes ravage the Deep South
March 4, 2019 - 7:45am
February 26, 2019
Emergency workers have been working since Sunday morning to rescue snowed-in anglers on Lake of the Woods. Jason Schwartz / Special to Forum News Service
Anglers ignore warnings, get stuck on Mille Lacs Lake overnight
February 26, 2019 - 3:00am
February 25, 2019
Under weight of snowfall, Bagley school roof sags
February 25, 2019 - 9:31pm
A graphic detailing northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin -- areas of the country projected to see plummeting temperatures starting Sunday night and into Monday morning. Courtesy of the National Weather Service
Within reach: Lakes area needs 5.2 inches of snow to beat Feb. record
February 25, 2019 - 5:00am
February 23, 2019
Heavy snow may pass by, but bitter cold expected
February 23, 2019 - 3:00am
February 20, 2019
Eric Heald from Squegee Squad shovels off snow before ice dams are melted on a house in Stillwater, Minn., on Feb. 27, 2014. Ice dams are a problem and the Squeegee Squad of South St. Paul has doubled its workers and bought more steam machines to handle the hundreds of calls flooding in. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Ice dams are a scourge. What can you do to get your home ready?
February 20, 2019 - 10:59am
National Weather Service Twin Cities
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
February 20, 2019 - 3:00am