Updated:
Original:

Video: Severe weather alerts can be confusing – here's what they all mean

Watches vs. warnings vs. advisories.

It's that time of year where we start getting a bunch of weather alerts.

There are all sorts of warnings, advisories, and watches. But what do they mean, and what are you supposed to do when the alerts are issued?

We answer those questions in the video above. For more information, click here.

Next Up

mickey moore driver's license shared

Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.

CDC biohazard scientist health work

New clue may explain how rare tropical disease sickened Minnesotan

The disease, known as melioidosis, killed 2 people earlier this year.

Sen Mark Koran crop

MN lawmaker encourages donations for locals charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

"They are a good family!" Sen. Mark Koran wrote Friday.

money

Money Gal Coaching: Mastering the spiritual parts of money

Kelly Blodgett used her passion behind becoming debt free to launch Money Gal Coaching.

University of minnesota sign

U of M will now require proof that employees have been vaccinated for COVID

Previously, only students were required to be vaccinated.

Jim Hagedorn

Report reveals details about ethics investigation into Rep. Hagedorn

The congressman described the report's findings as "unfounded conclusions."

33462769592_d32f34fd48_k

SkyWest cancels hundreds of flights due to server error

More than 80 have been canceled at MSP Airport.

elk

First elk in more than 100 years spotted in parts of southern WI

The elk population was reintroduced to Wisconsin in recent decades.

grand marais

10 beautiful Minnesota cities to visit for outdoor adventures

These places are perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.

Related

Video: What zoo animals do when it's 0 degrees outside

You can get really close to the giraffes and zebras.

Video: Remember Minneapolis' plastic bag ban? What exactly happened with that?

That plastic bag ban never happened ... what's with that?

Cute video alert: These rescued foxes think they're puppies

They'll even play fetch ... if they feel like it.

Video: What you need to know about ransomware and protecting your stuff

WannaCry isn't the only one out there, so it's best to be prepared.

Winter weather alerts have been simplified – here's what they mean

This might help people actually understand what's in the forecast.