Weather Forecast



October 12, 2015
City crews worked to remove a fallen tree Monday morning on the 100 block of Minnesota Avenue Southwest in Willmar. A major branch from a tree was blown down by high winds Monday morning and fell onto a parked car on the street. Much of west central Minnesota remains under a high wind warning until 6 p.m. Monday button
Video: High wind warning through 6 p.m. tonight
October 12, 2015 - 10:15am
August 9, 2015
Karen Thibault surveys damage to a large cottonwood tree in her front yard in the 600 block of 9th Street southwest in Willmar. The branch fell during a brief wind and rain storm late Sunday morning. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Falling tree branch causes fright
August 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 19, 2015
A tree was apparently blown down in stormy weather late Friday or early Saturday in the 1600 block of 7th Ave. S.E. in Willmar. (Gary Miller | Tribune)
Strong winds knock out power for hundreds of thousands in Twin Cities
July 19, 2015 - 2:16pm
July 13, 2015
A pontoon, still attached to its boat lift, rests upside down after being flipped over during Sunday’s storm on North Long Lake north of Brainerd. The storm left thousands of people without power and also damaged a racetrack. (Tim Bogenschutz | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Brainerd area bears brunt of Sunday storms
July 13, 2015 - 10:36pm
June 9, 2015
City of Willmar to consider solar and wind payment rate
June 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
June 8, 2015
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs solar and wind payment rate
June 8, 2015 - 11:20pm
March 2, 2015
Blizzard warning Tuesday for west central Minnesota
March 2, 2015 - 11:22am
January 8, 2015
High winds and blowing snow this afternoon at the intersection of 19th Ave and 4th Street SE in Willmar this afternoon show the driving challenge. The National Weather Service says driving will be very difficult in open areas outside of city limits for the rest of the day. TRIBUNE photo by Rand Middleton.
Blizzard warning is expanded to Kandiyohi, Swift, Stevens and Big Stone counties
January 8, 2015 - 1:30pm
November 24, 2014
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton
Traffic on U.S. Highway 12 heading west out of Willmar encountered difficult driving conditions. At 11:30 a.m. the wind was 31 mph out of the northwest whipping up the newly fallen snow.
Blowing snow hampers travel in western Minn.
November 24, 2014 - 12:15pm
October 3, 2014
Fall weather turns blustery today, snow possible tonight
October 3, 2014 - 9:50am
June 19, 2014
Flood warnings, watches continue through evening, wind advisory too
June 19, 2014 - 12:45pm
June 17, 2014
Justin Linde, left, and Zach Pederson, workers for Oakes Lawn Care,  recover one of the 60-some sections of dock from Green Lake at the Skyline Estates Marina on Tuesday afternoon. A brief but powerful windstorm late Monday afternoon caused the damage. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Big wind deals blow to Green Lake docks, boats
June 17, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 14, 2014
Sunshine and 53 today, sunny days, frosty nights coming
May 14, 2014 - 9:42am
May 8, 2014
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Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes possible today in west central Minn.
May 8, 2014 - 8:59am
March 21, 2014
Wind advisory this afternoon, gusts to 45 mph
March 21, 2014 - 8:58am