Weather Forecast



March 3, 2015
Buses pick up students shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The public school district closed schools and cancelled activities because blizzard warnings were in effect for west central Minnesota until 6 p.m. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Sun pads blizzard’s punch
March 3, 2015 - 10:54pm
Students boards buses shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar because of inclement weather. Secondary schools in Willmar dismissed at 9:45 a.m. and elementary schools closed at 10 a.m. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Winter storm leads to area school closings
March 3, 2015 - 10:30am
Blowing snow was the view looking west on U.S. Highway 12 at 11:45 p.m.. today in Murdock, Minn. Submitted photo by Jannet Walsh.
Blizzard warning in effect today
March 3, 2015 - 10:09am
January 26, 2015
East Coast braces for ‘historic’ blizzard
January 26, 2015 - 12:26am
January 8, 2015
Blowing snow reduces visibility at 19th Ave. Southeast and Fifth Street in Willmar. A no-travel advisory was issued for much of the region until Thursday evening. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Blizzard whips up a mess
January 8, 2015 - 9:46pm
Traffic moved cautiously along the Highway 23 bypass south of Willmar with wind speeds approaching 40 mph at mid-afternoon. Low visibility due to blowing snow prompted no-travel advisories throughout the region Thursday. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Slow going
January 8, 2015 - 8:21pm
Update: Highway 71 between Redwood Falls and Highway 14 to reopen around 7:30 p.m.
January 8, 2015 - 5:01pm
Update: MnDOT lifts travel advisory
January 8, 2015 - 2:47pm
High winds and blowing snow this afternoon at the intersection of 19th Ave and 4th Street SE in Willmar this afternoon show the driving challenge. The National Weather Service says driving will be very difficult in open areas outside of city limits for the rest of the day. TRIBUNE photo by Rand Middleton.
Blizzard warning is expanded to Kandiyohi, Swift, Stevens and Big Stone counties
January 8, 2015 - 1:30pm
Blizzard warning today for sections of central Minnesota
January 8, 2015 - 6:59am
April 1, 2014
A tornado was photographed Monday outside of St. Leo. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office said a tornado caused damaged to at least three farm sites Monday afternoon southeast of St. Leo. (Submitted photo by Brandy Wickstrom)
Early spring blizzard hits Dakotas, Minnesota
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
March 31, 2014
Blizzard forecast today in N.D., western Minn.
March 31, 2014 - 12:00am
March 4, 2014
The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (L) is seen during blizzard conditions in Arlington, Virginia, during a snow storm in the Washington metro area March 3, 2014.
Credit: Reuters/Gary Cameron
Powerful storm lashes eastern U.S. with snow, arctic cold
March 4, 2014 - 7:25am
February 26, 2014
Area schools closing early, in advance of blizzard
February 26, 2014 - 10:53am
Blizzard warning continues for today in west central Minn.
February 26, 2014 - 10:09am