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February 1, 2011
Schools two hours late today; wind chill warning for tonight
WILLMAR -- Most area schools are delaying the start of classes two hours today after 6-7 inches of new snow fell yesterday, whipped up by winds that are expected to increase throughout the day creating dangerous conditions by tonight. A blowing and drifting snow advisory remains...
February 1, 2011 - 7:12am
January 10, 2011
Weather service to experiment with 'extreme cold' warnings
The National Weather Service may be issuing a new type of weather warning in the next weeks. The NWS offices of North and South Dakota and Minnesota will experiment with issuing "extreme cold warnings," according to John Paul Martin, warning coordination meteorologist for the National...
January 10, 2011 - 7:54am
December 31, 2010
Far west central Minnesota under winter storm warning now, blizzard warning begins at midnight
Much of far west central Minnesota, west of Kandiyohi County, remains under a winter storm warning until midnight tonight as snow and blowing snow continues through Friday, following by frigid wind chills. The far west central Minnesota forecast has been upgraded to a blizzard warning...
December 31, 2010 - 4:28pm
Blizzard warning issued for much of west central Minnesota until 4 a.m. Friday
A blizzard warning is now in effect for portions of west central Minnesota through 4 a.m.
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am
December 30, 2010
Winter storm watch in effect through Saturday
WILLMAR -- West Central Minnesota remains in a winter storm watch through Saturday as the first of two rounds of inclement weather pushes through the region. The National Weather Service is forecasting that this morning's rain and drizzle will turn to snow in west central Minnesota...
December 30, 2010 - 9:46am
December 20, 2010
Region is under winter storm warning until 9 a.m. Tuesday
9:51 a.m. WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm warning for the region today and tonight for much of central Minnesota. The warning is scheduled to end at 6 a.m. Tuesday. The warning is located north of a line from near Montevideo and Faribault...
December 20, 2010 - 9:51am
December 15, 2010
Update: Winter storm warning issued for much of west central Minnesota
Update 4 p.m.
December 15, 2010 - 12:15pm
December 11, 2010
Forecast: Treacherous traveling through tonight in most of state
CHANHASSEN -- The National Weather Service is advising that weather conditions through tonight will make travel in much of the state dangerous. Citizens are advised to only travel in an emergency. If travel is required, the weather service urges travelers to keep food, water and...
December 11, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Winter storm warning issued, area to get up to 6 inches of snow
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for portions of west central Minnesota. The warning begins at 6 a.m. Saturday and continues until 6 a.m. Sunday and includes Meeker and Renville counties. The warned area includes a swath of Minnesota including...
November 12, 2010 - 5:12pm
October 26, 2010
High wind warning in effect for area
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service says extremely strong winds are likely today and Wednesday for a large portion of central and southern Minnesota. A high wind warning is in effect from 7 a.m. today until 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to...
October 26, 2010 - 10:16am
September 23, 2010
'Wave after wave' of thunderstorms expected through the night
Strong thunderstorms were expected to come out of eastern South Dakota Wednesday evening and spread across most of west central Minnesota through the night. Much of west central Minnesota is expected to get 3 to 5 inches of rain by Friday, according to meteorologist Jim Taggart at...
September 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
'Wave after wave' of thunderstorms expected through Thursday night
It has been raining for several hours in the Redwood Falls area and other areas south of Willmar, and more storms are coming tonight. Thunderstorms are expected to come out of eastern South Dakota and spread across most of west central Minnesota over the next several hours, according...
September 22, 2010 - 5:09pm
August 12, 2010
Tornado warming issued until 7:45 p.m. for northern Pope and southern Douglas counties
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a tornado warning for southern Douglas and northern Pope County in west central Minnesota until 7:45 p.m. * AT 655 PM CDT...RADAR INDICATED A STORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THE MOST DANGEROUS PART OF THE STORM WAS...
August 12, 2010 - 7:22pm
Thunderstorm warning issued for much of west central Minnesota until 8:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for much of west central Minnesota until 8:15 p.m. The warning area includes: SOUTHEASTERN STEARNS COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA... WESTERN WRIGHT COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA... KANDIYOHI...
August 12, 2010 - 6:44pm
July 27, 2010
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Kandiyohi and Meeker counties until 6:45 p.m.
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kandiyohi and Meeker counties until 6:45 p.m. At 5:42 p.m., radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 65 mph. This storm...
July 27, 2010 - 5:52pm