Severe Weather

Steve Simpson
August 31, 2018 - 10:43 am
Once again the National Weather Service has put central and southern Minnesota as well as west central Wisconsin under a slight risk for some severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. "Storms with large hail and strong winds with locally heavy rainfall are certainly a possiblity," said WCCO...
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August 27, 2018 - 9:52 am
There is a threat of severe weather Monday in Minnesota. "We've got a cold front heading into all this warm, muggy air and the battle of the air masses will be on!" WCCO Radio Meterologist Mike Lynch said from his broadcast location at the Minnesota State Fair. Thunderstorms will develop along the...
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Adam Carter
July 04, 2018 - 3:57 pm
A man was injured by a falling tree as storms slammed Becker County in Northwestern Minnesota on Wednesday morning. Emergency officials for the White Earth Nation say the storm knocked over several trees and damaged homes near Elbow Lake. The Becker County Sheriffs Office says 44-year old Jeff...
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Sloane Martin
May 25, 2018 - 6:22 am
Three people had to be rescued near the mouth of Minnehaha Falls after Thursday evening's sudden downpour. Minneapolis Park Police responded at around 8 p.m. when a group of five people fishing got caught in the water drainage outlet where the creek goes into the Mississippi River. Two people were...
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