Weather Forecast



January 16, 2019
National Weather Service Duluth
It's gonna be a real cold weekend: Temperatures expected to drop through week in lakes area
January 16, 2019 - 5:00am
January 8, 2019
Cori Przybilla with Collins Brothers Towing winches a motorist out of the south ditch on the Wise Road Monday, Jan. 7, after central Minnesota was coated in a thick sheet of ice overnight. Temperatures rose during the day, melting ice and improving travel conditions. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Icy and dicey: Slippery roads cause school closures, fender benders
January 8, 2019 - 3:00am
January 6, 2019
Lakes area expects fresh snow. Brunt of storm to hit North Shore
January 6, 2019 - 9:00pm
January 4, 2019
A windrow of snow is devoured by a city of Brainerd street department snowblower Thursday, Jan. 3, on South 4th Street in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd crews finish last of snow removal after storm
January 4, 2019 - 5:00am
January 2, 2019
Snowmobilers drive across Cross Lake Thursday, Dec. 27. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Snowfall breaks December record
January 2, 2019 - 4:00am
Isaiah Jillson runs to his aunt’s fish house from another family fish house Tuesday, Jan. 1, on North Long Lake. With temperatures lingering below zero all day, the modern warm fish house offered comfort on the ice. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  
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New year chill will linger a little longer
January 2, 2019 - 3:00am
December 31, 2018
Cedar Scott-Lumbar shakes a snow covered pine branch Saturday, Dec. 30, during the Brainerd Nordic Ski Invitational at the Northland Arboretum. A snow storm during Christmas week blanketed the area with 8-10 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which includes a possible 6 inches of snow to herald the new year. ­Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
National Weather Service: Plummeting temps, heavy snowfall for New Year's
December 31, 2018 - 3:00am
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Snow plows will be out at 4 a.m. in Crow Wing County
December 31, 2018 - 2:00am
December 29, 2018
The west bank of the Mississippi River shines brightly at Rotary Park in Brainerd following a three-day storm. More than a foot of snow fell Wednesday, Dec. 26, Thursday and Friday in the Brainerd lakes area. Temperatures are expected to drop over the weekend with dangerously cold wind chills on New Year's Eve. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
The big dig: Snow removal begins after storm
December 29, 2018 - 5:00am
December 28, 2018
A resident on Memorywood Drive in Baxter uses a snowblower to clear his driveway Thursday, Dec. 27, during the snowstorm that struck Minnesota. The storm was expected to continue into Friday. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video play button
Hello snow: Pretty to look at, snowstorm brings tricky travel conditions
December 28, 2018 - 5:00am
December 27, 2018
Weather cancellations
December 27, 2018 - 2:14pm
Snowmobile association urges caution ahead of snowfall
December 27, 2018 - 9:00am
Clouds swirl past the moon as a slow shutter speed captures the passage of time in the night sky Saturday, Dec. 22, in central Minnesota. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch 

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December Moon Time-lapse
December 27, 2018 - 7:00am
December 26, 2018
Big Winter Plow - photo illustration
Brainerd declares snow emergency in anticipation of storm
December 26, 2018 - 2:16pm
The National Weather Service in Duluth report shows Brainerd could see as little at 8 inches of snow to a high of 15 inches of snow. Submitted Report
Big winter storm is coming: Brainerd could see over a foot of snow
December 26, 2018 - 3:00am