Weather Forecast



February 8, 2019
No travel advisories remain in effect for much of central Minnesota
February 8, 2019 - 7:10am
The Minnesota National Guard used special equipment to rescue 8 motorists who were stranded in a blizzard Thursday evening and early Friday morning in Renville County. They were brought to the armory in Olivia.
National Guard rescued 8 people stranded in Renville County blizzard
February 8, 2019 - 6:59am
February 7, 2019
Gov. activates National Guard for blizzard assistance in Renville County
February 7, 2019 - 10:22pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune The Minnesota Department of Transportation issued a no travel advisory for portions of Kandiyohi County and neighboring counties. The area included Chippewa County, where this pickup truck makes its way into Granite Falls on County Road 38.
Blizzard and cold hit western Minnesota
February 7, 2019 - 9:06pm
Kandiyohi County will be pulling its snowplows at 5 p.m. Thursday. Crews will be back to work Friday morning, county officials said.
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Kandiyohi County to pull snow plows off the road
February 7, 2019 - 2:57pm
MnDOT advises caution for travelers today
February 7, 2019 - 9:08am
MnDOT photo
Schools close as another winter weather system moves in
February 7, 2019 - 6:59am
January 23, 2019
File Photo / Tribune
A blizzard warning has been issued for most of the local area. High winds could cause blowing snow, frigid wind chills and very dangerous travel conditions.
Blizzard warning issued, impacting Willmar and most of west central Minnesota
January 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
January 19, 2019
James McBenge shields his face from sub-zero temperatures and bone-chilling winds during a morning walk in West Fargo Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, as mountains of snow are piled beside him. Forum News Service file photo
Think this weather is bad? You should have seen the winter of 1996-97
January 19, 2019 - 5:45pm
December 27, 2018
Tribune file photo
No travel advised in western Minnesota
December 27, 2018 - 11:18pm
April 15, 2018
Submitted photo by Phil Hatlestad 

A farm auction went on Saturday morning near Spicer despite the blizzard.
Historic storm for some -- average for others
April 15, 2018 - 11:59pm
Workers clear the steps of Raspberry Ridge apartments as snow continues to fall late Saturday morning, April 14, 2018m in Hopkins, Minn. The storm was expected to drop a foot or more of snow on the Twin Cities, possibly record-breaking amounts, according to the National Weather Service. (Neal  Lambert / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
It's no longer a blizzard, but we set a snowfall record for April (and more snow coming)
April 15, 2018 - 4:45pm
MnDOT District 8 lifts 'no travel' advisory as of Sunday morning
April 15, 2018 - 11:56am
April 14, 2018
The National Weather Service says today's blizzard is shaping up to be a historic storm, with snowfall totals exceeding a foot in southwestern Minnesota. Snowfall here is shown at 5:30 p.m. in Granite Falls. (Susan Lunneborg / Tribune)
Today's blizzard is shaping up to be historic storm
April 14, 2018 - 5:34pm
A 7 a.m. Sunday view in Kerkhoven. (Photo by Naomi Baker)
Scenes from April 14 blizzard in west central, southwest Minnesota
April 14, 2018 - 2:05pm