Weather Forecast



July 27, 2016
Furry visitor escapes Minnesota heat in kiddie pool
July 27, 2016 - 1:35pm
July 21, 2016
Heat is on through Friday
July 21, 2016 - 9:22am
July 20, 2016
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
July 20, 2016 - 11:45pm
Most of Minnesota and neighboring Wisconsin is under some kind of weather warning Wednesday, as shown in this image from the National Weather Service website. Areas in pink are under an excessive heat warning, and areas in brown are under an excessive heat watch. The orange area is under a heat advisory. Green areas, like the one near Brainerd, are observing a flood warning.
Excessive heat forecasted for Willmar, much of Minnesota
July 20, 2016 - 10:38am
June 10, 2016
Heat leaves, rain comes to part of Upper Midwest
June 10, 2016 - 11:09pm
August 14, 2015
A whale of a day
August 14, 2015 - 11:12pm
July 17, 2015
A full house seems likely this weekend at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar, shown here Tuesday while pool-goers take a break from swimming. A heat index of 100 degrees is forecast Saturday for west central Minnesota. (Gary Miller | Tribune)
Precautions urged as heat index forecast to hit 100 Saturday
July 17, 2015 - 12:29am
July 21, 2014
Richard Whalen of Glencoe, shown above, watered newly planted Flowering Japanese Lilacs at the east end of the Best Western Plus front lot mid-afternoon Monday as the temperature hit 90 degrees in Willmar. He works for Kahnke Brothers Inc., of Victoria. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Extreme heat easing Tuesday
July 21, 2014 - 11:23pm
Heat advisory in effect across west central Minnesota
July 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
January 27, 2014
Xcel Energy says natural gas shortage could ease by tonight
January 27, 2014 - 1:00am
December 22, 2013
Start of winter brings snow, ice ... and record-high temps
December 22, 2013 - 11:28pm
September 9, 2013
Several area schools close early today because of heat
September 9, 2013 - 12:19pm
Heat index expected to reach low 100s this afternoon for Willmar and parts of west central Minn.
September 9, 2013 - 8:10am
August 27, 2013
Heat leaves mark on state fair with major decline in daily attendance
August 27, 2013 - 11:46pm
Don't forget to keep pets safe from heat
August 27, 2013 - 1:24pm