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Blane Aidan Wendt
National Weather Service
March 12, 2017
Caution advised as winter storm moves into west central Minnesota
After an unseasonably warm past few weeks, weather in west central Minnesota is back to normal. That means snow. Much of the region-- including...
March 12, 2017 - 2:54pm
December 29, 2016
Update: High winds blowing today in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR – Winds will be gusting as high as 50 mph today, as the National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory across west central and...
December 29, 2016 - 1:21pm
December 21, 2016
'Crippling storm' potential could impact Christmas travel plans
FARGO—The potential for a "crippling storm" this Christmas holiday weekend could cause travel problems throughout the region. A big weather...
December 21, 2016 - 9:55am
September 9, 2016
U.S. weather forecaster says La Nina no longer likely in fall, winter
NEW YORK—A U.S. government weather forecaster reduced its outlook Thursday for La Nina conditions to develop during the Northern Hemisphere fall and winter 2016/17, saying neutral conditions were more likely. The Climate Prediction Center, an agency of the National Weather Service,...
September 9, 2016 - 9:55am
Severe weather tears off roofs, damages new solar array at Camp Ripley
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota...
September 9, 2016 - 9:50am
February 8, 2016
Storm blows into Minnesota
WILLMAR — Blizzard-like conditions blew through western Minnesota Sunday night into Monday morning, with southwest Minnesota experiencing the...
February 8, 2016 - 11:56pm
April 13, 2015
Red Flag Warning issued today for area
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the area between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, as strong winds and low humidity make for critical fire weather conditions. Strong west to northwest winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour are expected today....
April 13, 2015 - 9:34am
March 2, 2015
Blizzard warning Tuesday for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR — Accumulating snow and strong northwest winds are expected to cause blizzard conditions in west central Minnesota on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from late Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday....
March 2, 2015 - 11:22am
December 29, 2014
Bundle up as frigid conditions take hold
WILLMAR — Bundle up when venturing out. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen is advising that the area will see frigid temperatures for the next couple of days. Tonight’s temperature will dip to minus 8 degrees, and a northwest wind at 10 miles per hour will bring the...
December 29, 2014 - 10:30am
Locals advised to take caution on flooded roads
Some area roadways are flooded as a result of heavy rainfall from thunderstorms Friday monring. The National Weather Service advises people...
August 29, 2014 - 10:24am
June 19, 2014
Flood warnings, watches continue through evening, wind advisory too
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service is urging citizens to stay tuned to weather information as flood warnings have been issued for many rivers in southern and central Minnesota. The forecast calls for as much as 1 to 2 more inches of rain to fall tonight on areas that received...
June 19, 2014 - 12:45pm
June 16, 2014
Flood warning in effect for west central Minnesota, watch for high water
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 6 p.m. today for Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Renville, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties. The Weather Service says the slow-moving showers and thunderstorms have already produced as much as 1½...
June 16, 2014 - 3:18pm