Weather Forecast



January 21, 2019
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth
Wind chills and then snowfall: Brainerd expected to see up to 7 inches of snow by Tuesday
January 21, 2019 - 3:00am
December 26, 2018
The National Weather Service in Duluth report shows Brainerd could see as little at 8 inches of snow to a high of 15 inches of snow. Submitted Report
Big winter storm is coming: Brainerd could see over a foot of snow
December 26, 2018 - 3:00am
December 12, 2018
A 2016 ice jam on the Mississippi River, seen from the bridge near Camp Ripley, caused minor flooding. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
River ice jams prompt flood warning
December 12, 2018 - 3:00am
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 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
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
November 5, 2017
Border collie Glacy executes an acrobatic maneuver to catch a stick thrown by Chelsey Hansen, next to border collie Molly, Wednesday as the trio enjoy playing in the newly fallen snow at Buffalo Hills Park in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Winter outlook: Expect below normal temps
November 5, 2017 - 5:00am
March 21, 2016
National Weather Service seeks volunteer observers
March 21, 2016 - 10:04pm
September 5, 2014
Brainerd saw record wind gusts in Thursday's storm
September 5, 2014 - 7:28am