From meteorologist Bill Endersen: As of Friday evening strong thunderstorms are leaking from the Dakotas into western Minnesota. This slow development means that storms are not likely to get to the metro area until after midnight and probably will weaken a bit by then. As far as the weekend is concerned, Saturday will have widely Read more →
Rain coming into the region this evening.
Pleasant weather for another day
Coolest temperatures since June
It’s hotter and muggier in the Twin Cities today than it is in New Orleans.
Tornado warnings being issued for the region this afternoon.
If the bridge were closed it would be bad news for the many commuters who use it to drive from western Wisconsin into Minnesota every day.
The Minnesota Extension has set up a flood resource page on its Web site.
City of St. Paul is getting ready to close some downtown streets in case of floodwater from the Mississippi.
Residents of Grand Forks, N.D. can sign up for the City Watch system, which will call them with emergency messages about the flood situation.