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September 21, 2018
Red Barn Farm in Northfield was devastated by Thursday’s storm. The owners of the pizza barn and wedding venue were hosting extended family at the time of impact and found safety in a cellar, pictured here. Anne Kopas / Northfield News
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
September 21, 2018 - 4:10pm
September 18, 2018
Even though Sunday's 86 degrees broke a high temperature record, cool temperatures moved in and the skies cleared Monday, Sept. 17, showcasing the beginning of autumn leaf color on the banks of the Mississippi River in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd breaks record Sunday with 86-degree temp
September 18, 2018 - 9:00am
September 14, 2018
National Guard members already n Lumberton, N.C., build a wall of sand bags across train track. Minnesota National Guard members will deploy to help the disaster relief effort. Jabin Botsford / Washington Post
Minnesota National Guard to aid in Florence relief
September 14, 2018 - 7:39pm
September 6, 2018
Mark Neugebauer cuts down a tree Sunday, Sept. 2, that fell after the Friday, Aug. 31, storm in front of the Echo Journal building in Pequot Lakes. The tree was one of two framing a driveway to the building’s garage.
Echo Journal tree falls during Labor Day weekend storm
September 6, 2018 - 10:30am
September 3, 2018
Baseball-sized hail fell in Aitkin, as photographed here by Christina Harmon of Aitkin. Submitted photo
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 31, 2018
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through north-central Minnesota the evening of Friday, Aug. 31 -- sparing Brainerd to the south, it ripped through much of northern Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties before heading off into Duluth and northwestern Wisconsin. National Weather Service screenshot
Storm leaves power outages, hail, wind damage across north-central Minn.
August 31, 2018 - 10:06pm
August 28, 2018
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Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
August 20, 2018
The red sun next to the historic Brainerd water tower sets Saturday, Aug. 18, as smoke from western wildfires in the U.S. and Canada continue to create gray skies in the lakes area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
August 20, 2018 - 3:00am
August 17, 2018
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Thursday afternoon issued an air quality alert due to wildfire smoke through noon Sunday, Aug. 19. Daniel Dix, air quality meteorologist with the MPCA, said the wildfire smoke is entering the state from the northwest and is expected to reach the Brainerd lakes area Friday.
Air quality alert again issued for Brainerd area
August 17, 2018 - 2:00am
August 12, 2018
The sun, its light dimmed and darkened by accumulations of wildfire smoke drifting across Minnesota, hangs over Whitefish Lake Saturday evening. Matt Erickson / Brainerd Dispatch
NWS: Air pollution alert ends Sunday evening, incoming cold front forecasted
August 12, 2018 - 8:05pm
August 11, 2018
Statewide air quality alert issued for Minnesota due to wildfire smoke for Friday, August 10 into Sunday, August 12. An Air Quality Alert has been issued for all of Minnesota due to periods of wildfire smoke through midday Sunday. More info is available at https://www.pca.state.mn.us/air/current-air-quality.
Air quality alert issued through Sunday due to wildfire smoke
August 11, 2018 - 3:00am
August 9, 2018
Air quality alert issued into Thursday for northern Cass County
August 9, 2018 - 12:05am
August 1, 2018
Weather: The highs and lows of August
August 1, 2018 - 7:40am
July 19, 2018
Weather ahead: U.S. warm, Minnesota normal with warmer winter likely
July 19, 2018 - 7:23pm
July 13, 2018
Water flows through a driveway in Aitkin County after rain fell overnight Thursday. Aitkin County Sheriff Scott Turner said one resident reported up to 10 inches of rain. Submitted Photo / Aitkin County Sheriff's Office
When it rains, it pours: Unofficial reports shows up to 10 inches in Aitkin County
July 13, 2018 - 5:00am