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  • Get ready for a gut-punch: More snow coming Thursday
    This system appears to have all the right dynamics to produce heavy, even prolific snowfall totals. A swath of 6 to 12 inches seems very reasonable at this point, and some models hint at as much as 16 inches.April 2, 2014
  • Metro could get 6-12 inches of snow later this week
    The next powerful late winter early spring storm is winding up and heading for Minnesota and the Upper Midwest Thursday into Friday. The only questions at this point seem to be exact track and precipitation types, but the model guidance on this one is leaning mostly toward snow at this point for the metro.April 1, 2014
  • More potentially heavy snow coming this way
    Forecasts suggest a storm later this week could smack southern Minnesota including the metro with several inches of heavy wet snow.April 1, 2014
  • Blizzard dumps 18 inches of snow in NW Minn.
    Eighteen inches of fresh snow whipped up by winds of 50 miles per hour might seem like a cruel April Fool's joke, but for residents of northwestern Minnesota it's all too real.April 1, 2014
  • Tornadoes spotted in southwest Minnesota
    The crazy weather year of 2014 just got crazier. A major Mega Blizzard rages into early Tuesday from the Dakotas into the Red River Valley and northwest Minnesota. The same system has produced the first tornadoes of the year in Minnesota, in March.March 31, 2014
  • Early spring blizzard pummels Upper Midwest
    A spring snowstorm in the Upper Midwest shut down schools and government offices Monday, made travel hazardous for drivers and life miserable for cattle ranchers in the midst of calving season.March 31, 2014
  • 'Energetic' storm gradually moving across Minnesota
    Snow is already falling in the far northwestern corner of the state, from the "cold side of the storm," and heavy snowfall, is expected for much of eastern North Dakota through north central Minnesota.March 31, 2014
  • Heavy snowfall to hit northeast North Dakota
    A combination of heavy snowfall and very strong winds is expected to create blizzard conditions in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.March 30, 2014
  • Climatologist says March colder and drier than normal so far
    MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about winter clinging to most of Minnesota this spring. It's been 7 to 11 degrees colder than normal for most areas. But he does have a warm-up in his forecast for the next couple of days.March 28, 2014
  • Weather whiplash: Snow to spring fever in 48 hours
    Minnesota's chaotic spring weather is here. And while Thursday looked more like winter in parts of Minnesota, this weekend may actually get you to finally believe that the calendar is ready to turn to April and restore your faith in the season formerly known as spring.March 27, 2014
  • Sloppy skies today, wild temp swings ahead
    They say all weather is local. That's certainly true across Minnesota today. Our long anticipated Thursday winter/spring weather system is here. Take your pick of Minnesota weather today. Depending on where you are, there may be fog, rain, ice, snow, dryness, and thunder.March 27, 2014
  • Slop storm on the way for Thursday
    Don't like the weather? Just wait 15 minutes. The best read today on the forecast for the next week? In a word: change. Here's a breakdown of what looks like a rapidly changing weather scenario the next few days in Minnesota.March 26, 2014
  • 10 more bodies found in Washington mudslide; hundreds of rescue workers involved
    With search and cadaver dogs leading the way, rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered homes and twisted cars to find 10 more bodies in the debris of a Washington state mudslide, authorities said.March 26, 2014
  • Photos: The Washington mudslide aftermath, and survivors
    Despite the grim discoveries of more bodies as the search entered its fifth day Wednesday -- and the likelihood that more bodies will be found -- officials were still hoping to find survivors in the debris left behind by a massive mudslide in Washington State on Saturday.March 26, 2014
  • 14 now confirmed dead in massive mudslide
    Emergency officials said that the millions of yards of mud couldn't have come crashing down on the 49 residential lots in the community of Oso, Washington, at a worse time. It happened on Saturday morning, when many people were likely to be at home, rather than at work or school.March 25, 2014

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