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  • Water is high on the Rainy River
    The river peaked yesterday at Manitou Rapids west of International Falls and held steady today. Fallon said it's not likely to rise much higher.June 5, 2014
  • Can weather modification impact climate change?
    This week, Jonathan Jennings, project meteorologist with the West Texas Weather Modification Association, joins us to discuss cloud seeding.The Daily Circuit, June 5, 2014
  • Second wettest year on record so far
    The Lake Minnetonka alone watershed picked up 2 to 4 inches or more in rainfall totals this past weekend. Long Lake recorded 4.83 inches along with many other 4 inches or more totals in the western part of the watershed.June 3, 2014
  • Flooding strains sewage system, beaches closed
    People who live next to Minnehaha Creek are eyeing the water nervously this morning as more rain threatens to flood homes along the waterway. The National Weather service says nearly 5 inches of rain fell in some areas around Lake Minnetonka by Sunday morning.June 2, 2014
  • Photos: Torrential rain floods Lake Minnetonka; homes in peril
    Lake Minnetonka is at its highest level since officials started keeping records in 1906 -- and people who live next to Minnehaha Creek are eyeing the water nervously as more rain threatens to flood homes along the waterway.June 2, 2014
  • Deluge swells Lake Minnetonka to record level
    A stalled weekend weather system inundated the metro area. Widespread rainfall totals between 2 and 5 inches, and some isolated totals of 6 to 7 inches or more have swollen creeks and lakes to record high levels.June 2, 2014
  • More storms on tap after parts of state hammered Saturday
    A flash flood watch remains in effect until 1 p.m. on Tuesday for much of Minnesota.June 1, 2014
  • Lightning injures woman in Anoka County
    The woman was at a baseball tournament at Ham Lake Lion's Park when she was hit by lightning in the midafternoon Saturday and taken to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.May 31, 2014
  • May colder than normal despite recent warm up
    MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about summer arriving this week in earnest in much of the state with above average temperatures. He says, despite that warm up, May was colder than normal. Seeley also has a wet forecast for the weekend and next week.May 30, 2014
  • Our continuing look at climate change
    The latest research on our changing climate.The Daily Circuit, May 29, 2014
  • Milder winter? El Nino chances soar toward 80%
    El Nino is a periodic warming of ocean waters in the tropical Pacific. It affects weather patterns worldwide. It can suppress Atlantic hurricane activity, and favors milder winter in the northern US. It also tends to produce wetter winters in California and the southwest.May 28, 2014
  • Video: The icebergs of Lake Superior
    Today's forecast from the North Shore: Mostly sunny, high in the 80s with a chance of icebergs.May 28, 2014
  • Delicious air courtesy of Lake Superior
    Bright sun, low humidity, fresh northeast breezes. Okay, maybe no mosquitoes? But you have to admit this late May weather pattern is one of the best of the year for Minnesota. You can thank Lake Superior for today's delicious air mass.May 28, 2014
  • Weird icy 'temperature shock' on North Shore
    Visitors along the North Shore experienced some unusual weather conditions over Memorial Day Weekend.May 27, 2014
  • Tornado touches down in ND oil work camp
    The twister touched down at around 7:50 p.m. at a camp about 5 miles south of Watford City, which is in the west of the state and about 30 miles southeast of Williston, the city at the heart of the state's oil boom.May 27, 2014

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