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  • Less snow, bitter cold on the way
    Taking a look at the weather maps today you'd be forgiven if you thought it was January.November 21, 2013
  • Updraft: Two inches of snow likely Thursday night
    Thursday may be the day we can look back at and say wintery weather really started in Minnesota. A minor clipper with a coating of two inches of snow would barely get our attention in February. It's a minor news event in Minnesota in November.November 21, 2013
  • Some snow likely Thursday night
    Weather maps change pretty fast in November. Snow has a way of sneaking up when you least expect it.November 19, 2013
  • Warmer today, but snow's likely on the way
    It's way too early to attempt to pinpoint totals, but there is a definite trend toward potentially shovelable, plowable snow moving into Minnesota, including the Twin Cities Thursday night.November 19, 2013
  • How rare is major November tornado outbreak?
    There is often an increase in tornado numbers in late fall after a lull in late summer. Looking back at November tornado numbers, it appears 5 of the past 11 years have featured November tornado outbreaks in line with Sunday's event.November 18, 2013
  • 6 dead after November tornadoes sweep across Midwest
    The wave of thunderstorms that brought the damaging winds and tornadoes affected 12 states: Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and western New York.Minnesota was spared. Above, the scene in Washington, Ill.November 18, 2013
  • Dozens of tornadoes leave deadly trail across Midwest
    Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities, killing at least three people and prompting officials at Chicago's Soldier Field to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game.November 17, 2013
  • Photos: Scale of Typhoon Haiyan's devastation comes into focus
    Philippines President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that he will stay in typhoon-battered Leyte province until he sees more progress in the aid effort following complaints from survivors that they have yet to receive proper help.November 17, 2013
  • 'Weather ball' returning to Mpls., sans ball
    The Northwestern Bank weatherball was hailed as the tallest illuminated sign between Chicago and the West Coast when it was constructed in 1949 and became the icon of downtown Minneapolis.November 15, 2013
  • Climate change blamed for typhoon's severity
    Local scientist says warm Pacific likely contributed to devastation in the Philippines.The Daily Circuit, November 14, 2013
  • Experts: Man, nature share typhoon tragedy blame
    Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and, to a much lesser degree, climate change combine to make the Philippines the nation most vulnerable to killer typhoons, according to several scientific studies.November 11, 2013
  • Filipino expats in US seek news after typhoon
    Around the United States, Filipino expatriates ae scrambling to find relatives trapped thousands of miles away and to send money and supplies into an area where nearly all communication and transportation were at a standstill.November 11, 2013
  • Typhoon victims in Philippines plead for aid
    Authorities estimate the typhoon killed 10,000 or more people in Southeast Asia, but with the slow pace of recovery, the official death toll three days after the storm made landfall remained at 942.November 11, 2013
  • Monday's chill to be even colder Tuesday morning
    Temperatures in the single digits early Monday morning are going to to be even colder Tuesday. However, on Wednesday the cold air eases and temperatures will moderate some.November 11, 2013
  • Coldest temps of the year so far on tap
    Very chilly air, the coldest of the season, will settle over the region tonight. Northwest winds sweeping over the relatively warm water of Lake Superior will induce lake effect snow. A couple of inches of fluffy snow may accumulate on the southern shores of the big lake during the next 24 hours.November 11, 2013

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