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Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
January 11, 2016
Wind Chill Advisory in place for tonight, tomorrow morning
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Services has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for all of Central and Southern Minnesota including Kandiyohi, Renville, Lac qui Parle, Chippewa, Pope, Yellow Medicine and Meeker counties starting at midnight tonight to noon Tuesday. A combination of below...
January 11, 2016 - 10:48am
February 25, 2014
Even more weather misery; wind chill advisory, gusty winds, blowing snow
WILLMAR — There is no end in sight to the cold, windy weather conditions in west central Minnesota. The National Weather Service has issued wind chill advisories for all of Minnesota and Wisconsin, most of Iowa and North Dakota and portions of Illinois and South Dakota. The...
February 25, 2014 - 8:59am
January 23, 2014
Wind chill warning forces schools to delay or cancel classes today
WILLMAR – A wind chill of 35 below zero this morning has resulted in many west central Minnesota schools delaying the start of classes. Several districts, including Willmar and New London-Spicer, have cancelled classes. The decision comes as the entire region is under...
January 23, 2014 - 7:23am
January 22, 2014
Blizzard warning until 6 p.m., wind chills down to 35 below zero
WILLMAR — Winds from 20 to 40 mph and the new fluffy snow will combine to create widespread blowing snow and near zero visibility today in west central Minnesota. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning until 6 p.m. for the area along and west of a line from...
January 22, 2014 - 9:29am
January 6, 2014
Many area schools will be closed Tuesday
WILLMAR — Many school districts in the area will be closed again Tuesday, as brutally cold temperatures and wind chills continue to plague Minnesota. Other districts will be starting two hours late. Schools were closed today by order of Gov. Mark Dayton, but Dayton...
January 6, 2014 - 4:37pm
Wind chill warning remains in effect all day today in west central Minn.
A wind chill warning remains in effect for all of Minnesota through noon Tuesday. The coldest airmass since at least 1996 will continue to...
January 6, 2014 - 9:49am
December 29, 2013
Wind warning issued for west central Minn. through noon today, blizzard warning cancelled
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a wind chill warning for all of west central Minnesota until noon today. It also issued...
December 29, 2013 - 7:43am
December 11, 2013
Dangerous wind chills continue, Thursday’s high expected to be 17 degrees
WILLMAR — The frigid cold and dangerous wind chills are expected to continue through tonight, but temperatures are expected to rise tomorrow. The National Weather Service has a wind chill advisory in effect until midnight for much of the state, with wind chill values around...
December 11, 2013 - 11:37am
December 10, 2013
Dangerous wind chills expected through Thursday morning
WILLMAR — West central Minnesota will need to stay bundled up for a couple more days, judging by forecasts from the National Weather Service. Dangerous wind chills are expected over the next two days, with slightly warmer weather arriving Thursday. The wind chill advisory...
December 10, 2013 - 1:03pm
December 9, 2013
Frigid cold continues, wind chill advisory in effect in west central Minn.
WILLMAR — The weather forecast calls for more of the same – cold, nasty wind chills and blowing snow – through the middle of the week. As of 10 a.m., it was 6 below zero with a 28 below wind chill in Willmar, and the National Weather Service doesn’t expect it to get much...
December 9, 2013 - 10:16am
December 5, 2013
Worst of wind chills on Friday forecast for west central Minn.
WILLMAR -- The deep freeze arrived today as promised, and the worst of the wind chills forecast over the next two days will occur right here...
December 5, 2013 - 3:46pm
February 20, 2013
Wind chill to warm after 9 a.m., some snow coming Thursday evening
Very cold wind chill values of 25 below to 35 below zero will continue through 9 a.m. today across west central Minnesota. As temperatures warm this morning, wind chill values will rise above 25 below zero. West central Minnesota will see mostly sunny skies today, with the high temperatures...
February 20, 2013 - 7:49am
February 19, 2013
Wind chill advisory extended to Wednesday, winter storm watch on for end of the week
WILLMAR – A wind chill advisory has been extended for most of Minnesota through Wednesday morning and a winter storm watch has been issued...
February 19, 2013 - 5:39pm
Weather Service: 39 below wind chill at Clara City and Morris this morning
CHANHASSEN — The National Weather Service reports that the coldest wind chill of the current storm was recorded around 9:30 a.m. today near...
February 19, 2013 - 11:49am
Willmar and Community Christian schools are closed, others running late or closing
Willmar Public and Community Christian schools are closed today. Many schools across west central Minnesota are running two hours late or are now closing.
February 19, 2013 - 7:20am