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September 23, 2016
Nicole Franzwa tears up as she talks about how it made her kids feel when they found out some of their things could not be recovered from the flood damage Friday at her home in Willmar. Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Willmar homeowner recounts flood that nearly destroyed her home
September 23, 2016 - 11:48am
September 9, 2016
U.S. weather forecaster says La Nina no longer likely in fall, winter
September 9, 2016 - 9:55am
September 7, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

Crews work July 18 to replace broken power lines on the east side of Granite Falls after a severe storm July 16 took out power to the entire town. Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community for storm damage to public utilities.
Disaster aid coming to Chippewa, Yellow Medicine counties and Upper Sioux
September 7, 2016 - 7:55pm
September 4, 2016
Water-resistant barricades surround an office building near Battery Park as New York City prepares for potential flooding as post-tropical storm Hermine stalls off the east coast of the United States, September 4, 2016.  REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich
After rampage through South, Hermine threatens Northeast
September 4, 2016 - 10:12pm
September 2, 2016
Bo Lynne’s Grocery store rests partially underwater in St. Marks, Fla., on Friday morning in the hours after hurricane Hermine passed through. Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via USA TODAY NETWORK
Hurricane Hermine tears through Florida, raises new Zika fears
September 2, 2016 - 6:22pm
August 29, 2016
This photo, submitted by Marc Henderson, shows the extent of the flooding in the Viking Towers parking lot at 6:30 a.m. on Monday. (Contributed)play button
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
August 29, 2016 - 7:48pm
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
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Minnesota tornado captured on video
August 29, 2016 - 6:52am
August 26, 2016
Briana Sanchez | Tribune

Vos Park is flooded the morning of Aug. 11 in Willmar after heavy rain fell overnight Aug. 10 and into the early morning of Aug. 11.
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
August 26, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 23, 2016
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama after his remarks following a tour of a flood-affected neighborhood in Zachary, Louisiana, U.S., August 23, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernstplay button
President Barack Obama tours Louisiana promises support
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 16, 2016
The Voss Park neighborhood of northwest Willmar. (Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune)
Willmar council hears report on city flooding
August 16, 2016 - 7:13am
Troy Lukuette (L) and Cayde Lukuette fill sand bags as a response to flood waters in St. Amant, Louisiana, U.S., August 15, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman  play button
Flooding disaster that killed seven in Louisiana, now menaces Texas
August 16, 2016 - 5:00am
August 15, 2016
Jake Schultz / Tribune

The home of Scott and Amanda Marquardt sustained heavy damage in the July 11 tornado that struck Litchfield. With the help of the community, the Marquardts have kept up with a busy baseball and softball season despite being forced from their home.
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 14, 2016
Verot School Road is seen covered in floodwaters Friday in this handout picture taken by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. (Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development / Handout via Reuters)
Deadly Louisiana floods strand thousands as rain moves west
August 14, 2016 - 5:40pm
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