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September 8, 2018
Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
BRAINERD, Minn. — The Mississippi is a behemoth, one of the largest rivers in the world with a muscular current to boot, but — at...
September 8, 2018 - 4:39pm
July 12, 2018
Unofficial reports shows up to 10 inches in Aitkin County as flash flood warnings issued
AITKIN, Minn.—Aitkin County was hit hard by rain during an early morning storm Thursday, July 12, raising concerns for flooding in the...
July 12, 2018 - 9:41pm
June 29, 2018
UPDATED: Early Friday storm downs power lines, trees
BEMIDJI -- An early morning thunderstorm swept through Beltrami County on Friday, leaving behind downed trees, an overturned aircraft and power...
June 29, 2018 - 5:34pm
September 6, 2016
Strong thunderstorms move through Northland; downed trees, power outages reported
Several rounds of strong thunderstorms rolled across parts of the Northland on Monday night and early Tuesday, downing trees on the Iron Range and resulting in several large power outages. The National Weather Service relayed reports of "numerous trees down with damage to homes" in...
September 6, 2016 - 8:18am
July 5, 2016
UPDATED: Severe thunderstorm downs trees, powerlines (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- A fast-moving, powerful thunderstorm moved through Bemidji on Tuesday afternoon, knocking down trees and powerlines and briefly flooding...
July 5, 2016 - 6:57pm
July 4, 2016
Slight risk for storms on the Fourth
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of the WDAY/WDAZ/Forum area inside a Slight Risk area for severe thunderstorms...
July 4, 2016 - 3:05pm
August 5, 2015
Scattered Storms Through Thursday
A sluggish low pressure system is passing slowly through the region today and Thursday. This weather system in bringing mostly cloudy skies...
August 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
July 23, 2015
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 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,...
July 14, 2015 - 6:58pm
June 18, 2015
Severe Storms Friday/Friday Night
The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of North Dakota into either a Slight Risk or an Enhanced Risk area for Friday and Friday night. Western...
June 18, 2015 - 6:37pm
June 2, 2015
Another Round of Scattered Storms
The windy weather Monday and Monday night will ripen the atmosphere for a few scattered, possible severe thunderstorms across the region Tuesday....
June 2, 2015 - 12:41am
July 23, 2014
Rainfall Totals For Monday and Monday Night
North Dakota: Michigan (2 mi. W): 4.02" Grand Forks (1 mi. SW): 3.40" Oslo (3 mi. WNW): 2.89" Grand Forks (NWS): 2.74" SE Grand...
July 23, 2014 - 2:48pm
July 18, 2013
Beltrami County in severe thunderstorm watch
Beltrami County is in a severe thunderstorm watch until midnight, the National Weather Service office said today. Other area counties in the watch include Hubbard, Clearwater, Itasca, Cass, Koochiching and Mahnomen. Earlier today, the weather service office in Grand Forks said much...
July 18, 2013 - 5:12pm
June 21, 2013
Thunderstorms move over Minnesota
BEMIDJI — Periodic thunderstorms overnight Friday and expected this weekend have put the city of Bemidji and parts of Beltrami County in a flood watch through Sunday morning. The National Weather Service office in Grand Forks, N.D., is monitoring a set of storm systems spreading...
June 21, 2013 - 10:02am