Weather Forecast



December 27, 2017
Is that a ghost eating spaghetti. No, it's just cooked noodles held in place until they froze. Kris Kerzman / Forum News Serviceplay button
Cool experiments you can only do when it's below zero
December 27, 2017 - 10:46am
December 26, 2017
Oddvar Kopischke heads out on the trail in the subzero weather on Christmas Day at the Northland Arboretum. The wind chill was 31 degrees below zero about 4 p.m. Monday. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Wind chill to remain factor Tuesday
December 26, 2017 - 3:00am
December 23, 2017
The high on a sunny Christmas Day may top out at 7 below with an overnight low dipping down to nearly 20 below. Tuesday, while providing more sunshine, should continue to bring the deep chill with a high of 6 below and an overnight low of 16 below. Illustration
Dangerously cold wind chills arrive Christmas Eve
December 23, 2017 - 11:00am
December 21, 2017
The first storm will move on to target areas from the upper Gulf coast to the lower Great Lakes, central and southern Appalachians and the Interstate 95 corridor of the Northeast with rain from Friday to Saturday.
Christmas Eve, Day winter storm will snarl traffic in midwest and northeast
December 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 19, 2017
Six-year-old Sloane Zelinske, who is just learning to skate, balances Monday on one skate at the Gregory Park skating rink in north Brainerd. Skaters will have to brave frigid temperatures to get out on the outdoor ice on Christmas Day. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
First snow, then cold for Christmas
December 19, 2017 - 11:00am
December 18, 2017
Tom Burch
Sheriff's Corner: That time of year again
December 18, 2017 - 6:30am
December 7, 2017
Matt Hochmayr adjusts a snow making machine Wednesday at Mount Ski Gull. The ski resort had two runs open last weekend and is planning on opening at 4 p.m. Friday. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Snow Season
December 7, 2017 - 7:00am
December 5, 2017
Sloppy wet snow started falling in Fargo shortly before noon Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The Red River Valley was expected to get 4 to 6 inches of snow Monday evening and night, with high winds that created blizzard conditions. Helmut Schmidt / The Forum
Regional snowfall totals range from not much to 11 inches in northern Minn.
December 5, 2017 - 7:07am
December 4, 2017
Weather related announcements - Dec. 4
December 4, 2017 - 3:21pm
Increasing winds will further worsen the situation for motorists by creating dangerous blizzard conditions for a time Monday night. Travel may become very difficult to nearly impossible at times as visibility is reduced to near zero.
Early week snowstorm to usher in the coldest air of the season
December 4, 2017 - 1:58pm
December 2, 2017
Dressed for the holidays Friday, Sean Kaneski skies on Gull Lake. A group of cold water skiing and wakeboarding enthusiasts gathered at Quarterdeck Resort to enjoy another open water ski on the lake. The large lakes in central Minnesota are not frozen over yet. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Water Skiing Santa
December 2, 2017 - 9:00am
November 16, 2017
As Thanksgiving travel ramps up, one storm will sweep across the nation from Friday to Sunday. Spotty rain and snow will affect the central and northern Rockies on Friday. On Friday night and Saturday, drenching rain and locally heavy thunderstorms are forecast from the middle Mississippi Valley to the lower Great Lakes region.
Early Thanksgiving travel forecast: Millions to face delays, slowdowns as fast-paced storms strike northern US
November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 5, 2017
Border collie Glacy executes an acrobatic maneuver to catch a stick thrown by Chelsey Hansen, next to border collie Molly, Wednesday as the trio enjoy playing in the newly fallen snow at Buffalo Hills Park in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Winter outlook: Expect below normal temps
November 5, 2017 - 5:00am
November 1, 2017
Winter is getting an early start this season, with a Wednesday winter weather advisory expecting to bring 1-3 inches of snow to the Brainerd lakes area.
November brings wintry mix with clipper system
November 1, 2017 - 11:00am
October 4, 2017
AccuWeather reports some chilly winter weather is in store for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, with January threatening to bring the coldest air of the season. Although however cold, low temperatures will pale in comparison to those in the northern Plains where the mercury is set to dip to minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit at times. Meanwhile, the southern Plains, Southwest and California can expect a milder and drier winter than last season. graphic
US winter forecast: La Niña to fuel abundant snow in Rockies; Bitterly cold air to blast Midwest
October 4, 2017 - 2:30pm