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Heavy rain, storms expected Tuesday into Wednesday; area placed in flash flood watch

Despite coming ashore in the Gulf of Mexico, the upper Midwest is expected to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Cristobal starting Tuesday and extending ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Damage reported after Tuesday evening storm

A Tuesday evening storm that produced heavy rain, high winds, and possible tornado activity wreaked havoc throughout Mower County. According to Mower County Sheriff Steve ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Mower, much of southern Minnesota placed in thunderstorm watch

A large swath of southern Minnesota including Mower, Dodge and Steele counties have been placed into a severe thunderstorm watch through midnight tonight. According to ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Severe weather possible this afternoon, evening

Mower County and southeastern Minnesota is looking at a substantial threat of severe weather tonight according to the National Weather Service. According to the NWS, ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Area placed in a winter storm watch

Counties in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa have been placed in a winter storm watch from Sunday morning through Monday morning. The National Weather Service ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Area placed in winter weather advisory

As a cold front slides through the area, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through 7 p.m. tonight. Rain will increase ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Storm spotter training offered by the NW

The National Weather Service (NWS) will be holding a SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Training in Austin, Minnesota on Monday, March 16. The training will be ... Read more

4 months ago by Daily Herald.

Warm temperatures greet the weekend

Things are looking pretty good this weekend, following a bout of frigid weather that gripped the area earlier this week. With sun expected to shine ... Read more

5 months ago by Daily Herald.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

NEW YORK — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. ... Read more

5 months ago by Associated Press.

Dangerous wind chills keep many students at home

MINNEAPOLIS — Fear of frostbite is keeping many students home today around Minnesota and has the National Weather Service warning people to limit time outdoors. ... Read more

5 months ago by Associated Press.

Schools close, open late on Thursday, Feb. 13 due to inclement weather

Schools closed Thursday, February 13 Albert Lea Area Schools Alden-Conger Schools Austin Public Schools Congregational Preschool Glenville-Emmons Hollandale Christian Kingsland Lyle Public Schools Pacelli Catholic ... Read more

5 months ago by Daily Herald.

Area gets about 10 inches of snow; Cold temperatures expected later this week

Mower County residents found themselves digging out this weekend as heavy snow blanketed the area late Saturday and early Sunday. Initially predicting 4 to 7 ... Read more

5 months ago by Daily Herald.

Area placed in winter storm watch

A winter storm watch has been placed on areas of southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa ahead of a winter storm that is expected to impact ... Read more

5 months ago by Daily Herald.

Pennsylvania groundhog declares early spring ‘a certainty’

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa.  — Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: “Spring will be early, it’s a certainty.” At sunrise on Groundhog Day, members of Punxsutawney ... Read more

5 months ago by Associated Press.

City: ‘Keep trash cans off of road during snow plowing’

With heavy snow blanketing the area, the City of Austin is reminding residents to place garbage cans and recycling bins in their driveways, not on ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike Stoll.

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