Weather Forecast



April 13, 2019
From the overpass over Highway 371 and Business Highway 371 Thursday,  April 11,  traffic can be seen driving in whiteout conditions south of Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch play button
Wesley packs a wallop: Snowstorm dumps 8-10 inches, blasts 44 mph winds
April 13, 2019 - 5:00am
April 12, 2019
Weather Closings - April 11-12
April 12, 2019 - 9:26am
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Rising water could strand residents of Oslo, Minnesota
April 12, 2019 - 7:07am
April 10, 2019
Weather Anouncements: Closings and cancellations
April 10, 2019 - 7:57pm
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth. Click on the image to view the entire graphic.
Wild weather warnings: What is Mother Nature dishing out?
April 10, 2019 - 2:16pm
Crosby firefighters and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources responded to a grass fire Tuesday, April 9, in the west ditch of Highway 6 near the Bridge Tavern, north of Crosby. The fire was quickly extinguished. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Grass fire ignites north of Crosby
April 10, 2019 - 3:00am
April 9, 2019
The National Weather Service in Duluth reports storm totals for snow in the Northland, with Brainerd right on the border for a potential of over a foot. Screenshot of graph
Weather service ups expected snow total: Up to 16 inches possible
April 9, 2019 - 11:09pm
A strong spring storm will impact the Northland Wednesday and Thursday bringing snow. Highest snowfall amounts will be from central Minnesota to central Wisconsin, but there’s a chance higher amounts may make it as far north as the Twin Ports depending on how the system evolves. Click on the image to view the entire graphic. Graphic / National Weather Service Duluth
April snow could bring up to 6 inches
April 9, 2019 - 3:00am
April 4, 2019
Severe weather occurs most often between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Statewide tornado drills will be at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 8-12
April 4, 2019 - 6:30am
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