Tag: damaging winds

A Chance of Strong Storms Tuesday Night-Wednesday Morning

June 11, 2013 0 Comments
A Chance of Strong Storms Tuesday Night-Wednesday Morning

A storm system to our west is expected to produce some showers and thunderstorms in our area later tonight through much of our Wednesday, some of which may become severe and produce some unwanted heavy rainfall.  Right now, it looks like a complex of strong thunderstorms is going to develop in eastern Wyoming and western South […]

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Severe Weather and Rainfall Reports

September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Severe Weather and Rainfall Reports

A cold front overnight triggered quite an intense line of thunderstorms in our area that toppled trees, knocked down power lines, damaged roofs, and even started some fires.  If there is any good news in all of this, it’s the rainfall we received from those thunderstorms.  Below is a map showing doppler radar estimates of […]

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Bright and Warm Today, Stormy Tonight

August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Bright and Warm Today, Stormy Tonight

As promised, today is turning out to be rather summery across the region as gusty south winds behind a warm front are working to push in a little extra heat for us.  High temperatures today will be slightly warmer than normal for the first time in more than a week with readings in the mid […]

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Some Thunderstorm Chances Today and Then We’ll Have to be Patient

July 18, 2012 0 Comments
Some Thunderstorm Chances Today and Then We’ll Have to be Patient

The front that began to push through the area last evening, sparking a handful of thunderstorms in the evening across southeastern Minnesota is now draped across the Minnesota-Iowa border and may again act as the focus of more activity today.  Right now areas south of the front are sweltering in the 90s with heat indices […]

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Moving Into A Stormy Pattern

June 13, 2012 0 Comments
Moving Into A Stormy Pattern

We’re experiencing just light rain across the area today with thick clouds and cool temperatures, but in the coming days we’ll be feeling quite a bit more summer-like.  A storm system to our west is going to push a warm front through the region tomorrow, producing some gusty south winds that will allow extra humidity […]

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Severe Weather Summary/Weekend Outlook

September 2, 2011 0 Comments
Severe Weather Summary/Weekend Outlook

One cold front is pushing through the the area today while another is waiting in the wings to our northwest and is expected to bring a taste of fall-like weather to our area for the latter part of the weekend.  The first front brought a round of thunderstorms to our area early this morning and produced […]

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Storm Reports from Sunday Night

July 11, 2011 0 Comments

For the second night in a row and the third time this month a line of intense thunderstorms ripped across the viewing area Sunday night, producing some strong, damaging winds.  Here’s a look at some of the storm reports and rainfall totals from last night’s event. PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT…SUMMARY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN […]

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Another Volatile Day

June 18, 2009 2 Comments
Another Volatile Day

Our first real taste of severe weather came just hours ago last night and already we’re facing the prospect of more severe thunderstorms today.  Our next round of severe weather is affecting us this morning on the Iowa side of the border as an intense, fast moving squall line rumbles eastward.

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July 31 Updated Severe Weather Reports

August 1, 2008 0 Comments
July 31 Updated Severe Weather Reports

Here’s an updated list of severe weather reports as a bow echo raced from western Minnesota/eastern Dakotas early Thursday morning to central and southeast Minnesota. Winds around 60-80 mph were not uncommon, taking down trees and damaging property as this intense line of storms pushed through. Not only that, but some locations picked up quite […]

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7/10 Severe Weather Update

July 10, 2008 0 Comments
7/10 Severe Weather Update

Photos We have started a photo album from the severe weather that hit the area this afternoon. You can view the pictures that viewers have sent in by clicking here. You can also send us your storm pictures by emailing them to weather@kttc.com. We also have a new feature on our KTTC homepage, called iSubmit. […]

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