Long range predictions from NOAA show colder and wetter than average conditions for Minnesota and other states in the northern tier of the country. That's because for the second year in a row the weather pattern known as La Nina is in play. Other weather factors could still disrupt it though. The agency warns flooding might also be a problem again. Continued droughts are in store for the southwest U.S.
Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant
Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.
School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty
Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.
5 outdoor destinations to explore around the Twin Cities
There's something for everyone on this list of overlooked spots.
As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access
Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.
Report: Dalvin Cook suffered torn labrum, dislocated shoulder
Cook is now dealing with a dislocated shoulder and a torn labrum on both sides of his body, according to a report.
Charges: Clinic locked down after man tried to enter, threatened passersby
Staff at the clinic suspected he was intoxicated, according to the complaint.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 29
The state's latest report includes data from the Thanksgiving break.
Long COVID: Review of Mayo patients may provide new clues
The researchers summarized three "major novel findings" from the data.
Biden's visit to MN will include stop at Dakota County Technical College
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed earlier this month.
Victim of 'accidental' shooting ID'd as 23-year-old Duluth woman
The 23-year-old died three days after being shot while sitting in a parked vehicle.
Motorist dead after crashing into utility pole in south Minneapolis
The crash happened Saturday night in the South Uptown neighborhood.
La Niña Watch issued: Minnesota at risk for snowier, colder winter
Is there a direct correlation between La Niña and snowfall in the Twin Cities?
Winter storm watch issued for southeastern Minnesota
Forecasters are predicting snowfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches for parts of southeastern Minnesota by Wednesday. There is a chance of snow showers in the Twin Cities.
La Niña watch issued: Colder, snowier winter for Minnesota?
The strength of the event will determine what happens.
Minnesota groundhog predicts early end to winter
Punxsutawney has Phil, but what does the weather in central Pennsylvania have to do with Minnesota? The Twin Cities have Stanley and the official local groundhog could not see his shadow through all the fog. If large rodents are any predictor, Minnesota's winter, such as it is, will end early.
More than six inches of snow possible across northern Minnesota Saturday night through Sunday
According to the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities, the storm system will bring heavy snow to parts of Minnesota this weekend. Light snow is possible over parts of southern Minnesota. Another round of accumulating snowfall is possible Tuesday and Wednesday.
No wind chills this winter; Weather Service will keep 'extreme cold' warnings
The National Weather Service in the Dakotas and Minnesota says it's sticking with the "extreme cold" warnings that it tested last winter. Meteorologists say the winter weather can be dangerously cold even without wind. Forecasters will issue the warning when the temperature could feel like 30 below or colder.
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