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  • 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
  • Video: Watch the ice-breakers arrive in Duluth
    It must feel like the cavalry has arrived to the besieged cities of Lake Superior. Three Coast Guard ice breakers arrived in Duluth yesterday, sailing under the Aerial Lift Bridge in the closest sign of spring that we get around here anymore.March 25, 2014
  • Winter storm warnings still popping up in Minnesota
    MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about snow and cold hanging on in the Upper Midwest even as the first day of spring has come and gone. He also says the outlook for the rest of spring favors colder than normal temperatures for the region.March 21, 2014
  • Wintry this weekend, 60s the next?
    More snow is expected in northern Minnesota Friday and this weekend will feel more like winter than spring. But next weekend should bring higher temperatures.March 20, 2014
  • How do we measure CO2 in the atmosphere?
    Every Thursday, MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.The Daily Circuit, March 20, 2014
  • Spring! 50s to 60 degrees by next weekend?
    Just a quickie post this morning telling you (and myself) what most of us want to hear this time of year. It's going to warm up. If the longer range models are right, it may warm up big time by next weekend. We burn off some fog today, then our stronger late March spring sunshine can work on temps and melt some snow.March 20, 2014
  • Snow storm hits heaviest north of Twin Cities
    The storm left streets covered with warm, slushy snow for this morning's commute, and in the Twin Cities Metro Transit is advising riders to take an earlier bus. Trains were on time before the start of rush hour.March 19, 2014
  • Checking in on the flood forecast
    What does this year's rough winter portend for flood season?The Daily Circuit, March 18, 2014
  • Winter storm rolls in; 2 to 6 inches for metro tonight
    This late winter storm has flopped around more than most. Major model inconsistencies have narrowed, but this has been a far from easy storm to get a handle on. The golf analogy for this one feels like 'grip it and rip it.' Just relax, take your best swing and hope it goes in the right direction.March 18, 2014
  • Storm tracks south; snow ahead for metro
    Snow and mixed precip gathers west and north overnight. A light early morning mix may brush the Twin Cities, with the main event coming Tuesday late afternoon and especially Tuesday night.March 18, 2014

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