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Cleanup underway after severe storms, possible tornadoes in central and northern Minnesota
The sound of chainsaws echoed across lakes north of Brainerd on Thursday as residents worked to clear trees and branches downed by severe storms that raked the area the previous night.
Beautiful Friday ahead; Saturday rain chance
A break from rain and thunder continues Friday. Our next rain chance arrives on Saturday. Sunday could be steamy in southern Minnesota.
How do you stay safe in remote areas like BWCA during severe weather?
After a multi-year drought, the weather has turned wetter and meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says that pattern is more conducive to bouts of severe storms. So how do you stay safe in remote, outdoor, water-filled, even woodsy areas of Minnesota like the Boundary Waters Canoe Area when severe weather strikes?
Drought-free, but for how long? How climate change affects dry and wet trends in Minnesota
Kenneth Blumenfeld with the Minnesota State Climatology Office talks about recent rainfall patterns across the state and how they’re connected to climate change.
Dropping dew points, decreasing clouds Thursday; more storms this weekend
Lingering humid air should depart Thursday and clouds will decrease. Friday will be bright and dry but more showers and thunder are possible again on Saturday. 
Ask Updraft: Strange springs are happening
What does our historical spring record tell us right now? Have we broken any records this year? Are we going to keep getting rain this summer? MPR News meteorologists Paul Huttner and Sven Sundgaard answer your questions.
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