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July 29, 2015
Second Day of Windy Weather
Wind gusts up to 45 mph are still occurring today across the region. A Wind Advisory is in effect for today. The strongest wind speeds Tuesday...
July 29, 2015 - 12:15pm
July 27, 2015
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been posted over parts of eastern North Dakota west of the Red River Valley through 5 am. Although the storms...
July 27, 2015 - 11:44pm
July 24, 2015
Fargo Airsho Forecast
There will be a chance for a few spotty thundershowers Saturday for the Fargo Airsho. The weather is expected to be warm both Saturday and Sunday...
July 24, 2015 - 10:11pm
July 23, 2015
Severe T-storm Watch through 1 AM
There is a chance of severe thunderstorms tonight. Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to accompany an upper level disturbance...
July 23, 2015 - 4:14pm
Severe Weather Risk: Today / Tonight
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- A storm system will move into the Northern Plains later this afternoon. Ahead of this system, strong southerly...
July 23, 2015 - 8:47am
July 22, 2015
Severe Weather Risk: Thursday Night
Humidity is on the increase again across the Dakotas and Minnesota. Tonight, an isolated thunderstorm or two will be a possibility but a lot...
July 22, 2015 - 6:24pm
July 17, 2015
Severe T-storm Watch through 11 pm
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for portions of southeastern ND, west central MN and much of SD. Counties in the watch in MN include...
July 17, 2015 - 4:06pm
Severe Storms This Evening
These pictures of weak finnel clouds seen near Drayton, ND, and Kennedy, MN, around midday. These funnels were weak and not dangerous. However,...
July 17, 2015 - 3:14pm
Slight Risk for Severe Weather
The Storm Prediction Center has placed parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota into a Slight Risk area for today and tonight. Strong thunderstorms...
July 17, 2015 - 5:21am
July 15, 2015
Damaging downburst: Storm that hit Brainerd area had force near a Category 1 hurricane
A supercell thunderstorm struck the Brainerd lakes area Sunday night with a force nearly matching a category 1 hurricane. A supercell thunderstorm...
News / region
July 15, 2015 - 11:46am
July 14, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Mother Nature is in charge
The skies darken. Ominous, sinister, gray-purple clouds roil overhead. Thunder soon follows. A lightning crack is heard, followed by more thunder. Winds increase quickly, dramatically—trees, bushes and man-made objects bend and crack against its will. You can feel the force,...
opinion / editorial
July 14, 2015 - 6:58pm
July 13, 2015
Storm Pictures From Sunday
Lots of beautiful and frightening storm pictures. Here are the best of the best.
July 13, 2015 - 5:49am
July 12, 2015
Severe T-storm Watch through 10 pm
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been posted through 10 pm for most of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Scattered thunderstorms...
July 12, 2015 - 3:29pm
July 11, 2015
Sticky and Maybe Stormy
Warm and humid weather has spread across the Northern Plains this weekend. Temperatures this afternoon are in the 80s with dew point temperatures...
July 11, 2015 - 9:50pm
Saturday Evening Webcast
Can't watch the news at 6? Watch my late afternoon webcast right here. Meteorologist John Wheeler
July 11, 2015 - 4:58pm