Weather Forecast



August 13, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 13, 2016 - 12:55am
August 12, 2016
Bill Taunton Stadium grounds were flooded Thursday morning after heavy rainfall Wednesday night into Thursday. The water level around the fire hydrant illustrates well the 8.2-inch  official rainfall total in Willmar. The National Weather Service said some areas could have gotten more, however. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Official observer recorded 8.2 inches of rain in Willmar, some areas probably got more
August 12, 2016 - 9:10pm
August 11, 2016
Weather Service adjusts forecast, lower chance of storms tonight
August 11, 2016 - 4:21pm
Dirks Park on the northeast side of Olivia is underwater, including the softball fields. Nearby homes are also dealing with a lot of water. Heidi Mages her two children Maddox and Macy Thole investigate the damage at the park. (Shelby Lindrud / Tribune)
Renville County declares state of emergency
August 11, 2016 - 3:21pm
The Voss Park neighborhood in northwest Willmar. (Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune)
U of M Extension offers advice on cleanup and dealing with flooding
August 11, 2016 - 11:22am
Willmar residents being asked to limit water use
August 11, 2016 - 7:51am
August 10, 2016
Kids play in the streets Wednesday evening after the intersection of Seventh Street Southwest and Minnesota Avenue flooded.(Briana Sanchez | Tribune)
Aug. 10 Late Update: Wednesday storms cause Willmar street flooding, more rain may be coming Thursday morning
August 10, 2016 - 8:53pm
July 12, 2016
The National Weather Service in Duluth map include rainfall totals from this seemingly endless thunderstorm and rain with about 7 inches of rain in some parts of the lakes area. (National Weather Service graphic)
NWS warns of 'catastrophic flood' for areas of Minnesota
July 12, 2016 - 9:51am
July 11, 2016
MnDOT urges caution, potential for roadway flooding in Lac qui Parle, Chippewa counties
July 11, 2016 - 11:07am
June 7, 2016
This map shows in blue the areas of the Willmar that will be off limits to sex offenders starting July 1. The Willmar City Council passed an ordinance restricting sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of a school, place of worship, park, public playground or licensed day care center June 6. (SUBMITTED)
Five members of Congress listen to how tiling can help control flooding
June 7, 2016 - 5:30am
May 20, 2016
Policy creates driveway, elevation standards to control stormwater, flooding in Willmar
May 20, 2016 - 10:59pm
July 6, 2015
Heavy rainfall causes road flooding in western Wisconsin, Twin Cities
July 6, 2015 - 10:30am
January 23, 2015
Minnesota disaster relief passes Senate, 65-0
January 23, 2015 - 10:56pm
January 16, 2015
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
January 16, 2015 - 2:48pm
July 21, 2014
Some parks remain closed in Renville County
July 21, 2014 - 11:18pm