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Calm Midweek, Before Weekend Winter Storm?

The weather pattern remains mostly quiet midweek but this may change by the weekend as confidence is increasing on a winter storm along the East Coast. On Wednesday, expect below normal temperatures for the Eastern half of the U.S., locally heavy snow in the southern Rockies and High Plains, showers and isolated thunderstorms in Florida and air stagnation issues in the Northwest. Read More >

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Historic, Unprecedented Storm of December 15-16, 2021 -- Updated Jan 11 --

Published 2021-12-16

Details on the historic weather event that impacted the central plains and Upper Midwest December 15-16

TODAY`S VOLATILE DAY OF WEATHER HAS NOT BEEN SEEN BEFORE IN DECEMBER

Published 2021-12-15

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms producing widespread wind damage is expected early this evening. Another round of very strong winds then expected overnight with plummeting temperatures. A flash freeze is likely. Some accumulating snow is possible across western and central Minnesota late tonight.

December 10th 2021 Winter Storm

Published 2021-12-12

Summary of Winter Storm on Dec 10th 2021

Soliciting Comments on the Consolidation of Hard Freeze and Freeze headlines through December 18

Published 2021-11-18

The NWS is considering consolidation of freeze headlines and is asking for feedback via survey.

Winter Hazard Awareness Week November 15-19

Published 2021-11-12

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.

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