Weather Forecast



February 12, 2019
Latest snowfall could add 2-4 inches to snow depth
February 12, 2019 - 3:00am
February 11, 2019
A snowmobiler heads out through the snow onto Rice Lake Sunday, Feb. 10, in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
More snow? Oh, no! - Snowfall expected to continue
February 11, 2019 - 3:00am
February 8, 2019
Weather Alert: Area school closings or delayed starts for Fri. Feb. 8
February 8, 2019 - 9:56am
A woman shovels a walkway Thursday, Feb. 7,  in northeast Brainerd as heavy snow falls in central Minnesota. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Mother Nature isn't giving up: Snow pounds lakes area
February 8, 2019 - 3:00am
February 7, 2019
A winter storm continues across the Northland today with snow gradually ending from west to east this evening. The worst of the final round of heavy snow is going late this morning and will persist into the early afternoon. National Weather Service Duluth.
Weather Alert: Area school early closings for Feb. 7, 2019
February 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
A passenger vehicle rear collided with a truck hauling beer North of Pine River.
Snow postpones area school-related events
February 7, 2019 - 1:18pm
This semi-trailer went off Highway 371 about two miles north of Pine River this morning. Roads are snow-covered throughout the area. Denton Newman Jr. / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd declares a snow emergency: Snow continues to fall in lakes area
February 7, 2019 - 12:54pm
February 6, 2019
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth
Travel could be difficult for Thursday commute
February 6, 2019 - 5:00am
February 4, 2019
Monday morning commute could be icy: More below-zero nights to come this week
February 4, 2019 - 3:00am
February 1, 2019
Emme Olson tries to make a connection Thursday, Jan. 31, on her dead battery with a friend’s jumper cables in an apartment building parking lot near Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Steve Kohls  /  Brainerd Dispatch
Car CPR: Near record-setting cold of 43 below hammers vehicles, residents. Low wind chills of 30 below continue through Friday morning, Feb. 1
February 1, 2019 - 5:00am
January 31, 2019
Updated: School closings and delays for Thursday, Jan. 31
January 31, 2019 - 8:36am
With temperatures remaining below zero all day a worker attaches a tow strap to a school bus Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Reichert Bus Service yard. Several buses were towed into warm quarters to start the engines. Schools closed across the state Wednesday and Thursday because of the extreme cold temperatures. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch play button
Braving the biting arctic blast: As dangerous cold continues, residents cope
January 31, 2019 - 3:00am
January 30, 2019
U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Kristi Nielsen carries an armload of letters and a package Tuesday, Jan. 29,  to homes on her route in northeast Brainerd. Bundled for the severely cold temperatures, Nielsen walked between homes on the snow-covered street and lawns. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Rare air: Dangerously cold wind chills to linger
January 30, 2019 - 7:01pm
January 29, 2019
Brainerd along with the cities in Aitkin, Crow Wing and Cass counties are in a wind chill warning and a wind chill watch through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Duluth. The coldest air temperature Brainerd residents are expected to see this week comes Wednesday night at 38 degrees below zero. Photo Illustration.
Seriously, just stay inside: Coldest weather in more than 20 years on its way
January 29, 2019 - 3:00am
January 28, 2019
Area schools will close Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 29-30, because of bitterly cold weather.
Near record cold stymies lakes area: Schools close Tuesday-Wednesday
January 28, 2019 - 10:52pm