Weather Forecast



April 2, 2019
Noreen Thomas and her family have seen more than their share of floods over the years in Minnesota's Kragnes Township. The Buffalo River sits adjacent to the farm, which is protected -- in part -- by a permanent ring dike. Major flooding requires several hundred sandbag and constant monitoring. "If we did leave we would definitely lose the house," said Thomas.  Ann Arbor Miller for MPR News
Floodwaters test a Red River Valley family farm
April 2, 2019 - 9:19am
March 31, 2019
The Minnesota River topped a roadway behind downtown businesses in Granite Falls, Minn., on Wednesday, March 27. The KK Berge building, shown here, is flood-proofed for water in its lower level. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River communities hopeful: Water levels projected to drop slowly this week
March 31, 2019 - 5:05pm
March 30, 2019
The Minnesota River crested in Granite Falls early Saturday morning at 893.42 feet, the seventh highest crest. Waters are roiling below the municipal dam, shown here. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River reaches crest in Granite Falls
March 30, 2019 - 2:32pm
March 29, 2019
Waters following a glacial overflow channel outside of Granite Falls have temporarily made an island of the Rock supper club on the outskirts of Granite Falls. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River crests in Montevideo
March 29, 2019 - 8:12pm
With conservation officers Randy Posner in the bow and Tim Collette on the tiller, Elizabeth and Dan Posner, Randy’s parents, were taken to shore Friday, March 29, after the Crow Wing River rose quickly and surrounded their home. With ice piling up downstream, an ice jam was the apparent cause of the flooding. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR rescues couple after ice jam causes Crow Wing River to overflow
March 29, 2019 - 7:27pm
A car sits submerged in flood waters along a road in Buckingham, Florida, on Sept. 12, 2017.  Despite the frequency of floods in the U.S,, dangerous myths about flooding persist. Daniel Acker / Bloomberg.
Five flood myths
March 29, 2019 - 5:50pm
Weekend forecast for Duluth and the Northland
March 29, 2019 - 8:58am
March 28, 2019
Volunteer firefighters and public works employees with the City of Montevideo add sandbags to the city's 1969 levee atop an added 2 feet of clay placed on it by Duininck's Inc. The city is preparing for the Minnesota River to possibly crest late Friday at 20.59 feet, compared to a record crest of 21.7 feet in 1997. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Montevideo ready as Minnesota River expected to crest
March 28, 2019 - 6:34pm
Thursday’s forecast for Duluth and the Northland
March 28, 2019 - 8:07am
March 27, 2019
Tailwaters at the Lac qui Parle dam were reported at 938.12 feet late Wednesday, March 27, and rising. The record is 941.7 feet in 1997. The waters have risen by 10 feet in the last week. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
More roads close as Minnesota River rises
March 27, 2019 - 7:28pm
Hail, spring! Thunder and lightning make their yearly debut
March 27, 2019 - 10:51am
File photo of ominous storm clouds over Osakis, Minn. Contributed photo / Forum News Service
Three storm chasers died in a violent Texas collision. Now one mother blames the Weather Channel
March 27, 2019 - 9:34am
Wednesday's forecast for Duluth and the Northland
March 27, 2019 - 8:28am
WDIO chief meteorologist Justin Liles
Pressroom Podcast: Forecasting the Northland with WDIO meteorologist Justin Liles
March 27, 2019 - 5:00am
March 26, 2019
NASA / Goddard / University of Arizona
Astro Bob: Asteroid Bennu spews rock dust, makes sampling challenging
March 26, 2019 - 12:19pm