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Summary of September 17, 2021 Preliminary Survey Results

Published 2021-09-20

A line of severe thunderstorms moved across southern Minnesota during the early morning hours of September 17th. The bulk of the storm reports and damage occurred between 2-4 AM CDT. A damage survey conducted on Friday found 4 EF-0 QLCS tornadoes occurred (3 within the southern Twin Cities metro). Received reports of numerous areas with straight-line wind damage.

September 23rd Update on Drought Conditions

Published 2021-09-16

High-end Severe Thunderstorm Warnings now alerting on smartphones

Published 2021-08-01

Hottest Heat Indices From Wednesday

Published 2021-07-29

Air Quality Alert Until 3 PM Tuesday

Published 2021-07-20

An unprecedented air quality event is underway. Heavy smoke from wildfires in Ontario and Manitoba will linger around through Tuesday. The worst air quality is expected on Sunday when much of the region will fall into the "Very Unhealthy" category. This level is considered very unhealthy for everyone. Visibilities will also be significantly impacted.

The NWS is soliciting comments on a proposal to replace "Advisories" and "Special Weather Statements" through July 31, 2021

Published 2021-07-19

New Meteorologist in Charge Announcement

Published 2021-06-01

Remembering the North Minneapolis Tornado of May 22, 2011

Published 2021-05-21

A look back at the May 22, 2011 tornado that moved from St Louis Park to North Minneapolis to Blaine.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Final Tornado Summary

Published 2021-05-20

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Severe Weather Summary

Extremely Low Humidity on Saturday

Published 2021-05-02