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  • June icebergs still roaming Lake Superior
    You can see why the ice is in no hurry to melt given water temps still lingering in the frigid 30s on the big lake. But still, June? This really is the winter that won't let go.June 10, 2014
  • Heavy weekend rain recharges SW Minnesota
    After experiencing a rather dry spring, generous rainfall has occurred in June over southwest Minnesota, where totals have already exceeded over 4 inches in some locations.June 9, 2014
  • June off to a wet start in Minnesota
    June got off to a wet start this year. Last weekend, a month's worth of rain fell in some parts of Minnesota.June 6, 2014
  • 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

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