Weather Forecast



March 31, 2019
The Minnesota River topped a roadway behind downtown businesses in Granite Falls, Minn., on Wednesday, March 27. The KK Berge building, shown here, is flood-proofed for water in its lower level. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River communities hopeful: Water levels projected to drop slowly this week
March 31, 2019 - 5:05pm
March 27, 2019
National Weather Service in Duluth meteorologist Steve Gohde Monday compiled a spring flood outlook report for northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. This graph shows the flooding potential for the Mississippi River in Fort Ripley. Click on the image to see the entire graphic. Graph by NWS
Minor flooding begins on Mississippi River in Fort Ripley: Temperatures expected to slow snowmelt later this week
March 27, 2019 - 7:00am
March 16, 2019
Parade participants sported short sleeves during the 2016 St. Patrick's Day parade in Crosslake. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal file photo
St. Patrick's Day weather covers the gamut: Snowpack recedes, moderate melt reduces flood concerns
March 16, 2019 - 3:00am
March 15, 2019
First Street in downtown Pequot Lakes was covered by water on Thursday, March 14. Denton Newman Jr. / Echo Journal
MnDOT advises motorists to watch for flooded areas
March 15, 2019 - 3:00am
March 14, 2019
Vehicles drive through standing water Wednesday, March 13, along Washington Street in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Rain brings street flooding; potential for snow Thursday
March 14, 2019 - 3:00am
March 13, 2019
This graph from the National Weather Service of Duluth shows total rainfall expected Wednesday-Thursday, March 13-14. Brainerd will see about 1-1 1/2 inches of rainfall.
Extended rain in forecast creates flooding concerns
March 13, 2019 - 3:00am
March 12, 2019
Crow Wing County maintains over 640 miles of roadway and right of way, and numerous bridges. County highways, county roads, and roads in the First Assessment and Second Assessment districts are also maintained by the Crow Wing County Highway Department. Click on the image to view the entire map graphic.
First came the snow, now come the floods
March 12, 2019 - 7:00am
March 11, 2019
People walk through Gregory Park at dusk Saturday, March 9, as the snow falls in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Warm and sloppy: Week ahead calls for rain and fog. Saturday’s high ends 59-day streak of below-freezing temperatures
March 11, 2019 - 3:00am
March 8, 2019
Graphic: National Weather Service
It's back... Up to a foot of snow may hit Brainerd area
March 8, 2019 - 10:00am
March 7, 2019
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth. Click on the image to view the entire graphic.
Leave early if traveling to cities this weekend
March 7, 2019 - 3:00pm
A Little Falls firefighter walks among the steel remnants of a detached garage, which burned Wednesday, March 6, on the 3000 block of Crow Wing County Highway 2, north of Fort Ripley. The Brainerd Fire Department and Camp Ripley Fire Department also responded. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video    play button
Fire destroys garage near Fort Ripley
March 7, 2019 - 3:00am
March 4, 2019
Joey Masog of Team Green Lantern pitches Saturday, March 2, during an ice softball event on Mille Lacs during Garrison Winter Fest. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video
A day late and a few inches short: Brainerd barely misses February snowfall record
March 4, 2019 - 5:00am
February 26, 2019
Heat from a north Brainerd home’s interior gets into the attic and melts the underside of the snow on the roof, causing the melted water to flow down the roof surface until reaching a cold spot, such as the eaves, where it forms an ice dam. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Ice dams cause homeowners headaches, money: Sales of roof rakes on fire after snow accumulation
February 26, 2019 - 9:00am
February 25, 2019
Under weight of snowfall, Bagley school roof sags
February 25, 2019 - 9:31pm
A graphic detailing northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin -- areas of the country projected to see plummeting temperatures starting Sunday night and into Monday morning. Courtesy of the National Weather Service
Within reach: Lakes area needs 5.2 inches of snow to beat Feb. record
February 25, 2019 - 5:00am