Showers and thunderstorms become more widespread and numerous Wednesday and Thursday as the low pressure system and tailing warm front work northward pumping moisture toward Minnesota. Read more →
We shake off our case of the grays with two stunningly beautiful days Tuesday and Wednesday. After some morning fog, Tuesday should evolve into a nice day. Read more →
Whew. We’re breathing a sigh of relief on the MPR Weather Lab tonight. What could have been a lot worse turned out better than expected for many across Minnesota today. Yes, there was some scattered damage reports and 3 tornadoes did touch down in Minnesota Thursday. Mark Torello captured this shot of a tornado on Read more →
The afternoon warmth is likely to fire up strong to severe storms over southern Minnesota.
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There is a moderate risk for severe storms that may produce tornadoes today. Stay situationally aware today for severe storms. Watches and warnings are likely this afternoon and evening. Read more →
Be careful what you ask for? Our milder spring weather is finally here this week. Warmer spring temperatures in Minnesota bring green shoots in our landscape, and also pretty colors on the weather maps and your local Doppler radar. The next wave of low pressure, and a potent warm front moves into the Upper Midwest Read more →
Where were you 49 years ago today? If you were anywhere near the Twin Cities metro, you remember that day vividly. For me, May 6, 1965 is my first living memory. Our home was within a half mile of the path of the devastating Deephaven Tornado that day. A swarm of six tornadoes skipped across Read more →
The precipitation shield remains over Minnesota right through Thursday. Read more →
Rapid fire weather changes. That’s the forecast in a nutshell the next few days. Surprised? Nope. This is March in Minnesota after all. Wednesday winds You’ll notice the wind Wednesday. At first it will feel like the same cold wind we’ve enjoyed all winter and early spring. But by later afternoon the breeze grows milder. Read more →
The numbers show Sunday’s major November tornado outbreak was big, but not unprecedented.
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