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Good Question: What Are The Northern Lights?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – When Chad Halvorson and his sister-in-law started their Northern Lights adventure Monday night, they had planned to head all the way to Hinckley. 293 more words

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These Plymouth Preschoolers Made Their Own ‘CCO Weather Center

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The preschoolers at the New Horizon Academy in Plymouth made their very own weather center, and WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey paid them a visit on Wednesday. 102 more words

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Lauren's Science Corner: Circumhorizontal Arc

Viewers in western Wisconsin today observed a unique atmospheric phenomenon: a circumhorizontal arc! Casually called a ‘fire rainbow,’ it occurs in summer-time as the sun must be high in the sky, at an angle of 58 degrees or higher. 149 more words

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Lauren's Science Corner: Minnesota May Tornadoes

On Saturday, May 16, a mini-tornado outbreak occurred in west-central Minnesota with a preliminary total of 15 tornado touchdowns.

A survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Chanhassen rated two of the tornadoes, which caused property damage, at EF-0 strength. 364 more words

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It Ain't Snow-ver 'Til The Fat Lady Sings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The snow fell fast and furious Sunday evening — especially in south Twin Cities metro area, where a widespread 6 to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow accumulated across Carver, Scott and Dakota counties. 257 more words

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Lauren's Science Corner: Aurora Edition

A severe geomagnetic storm ignited an epic outbreak of the aurora borealis across northern latitudes worldwide over the last two nights!

(Video from Warren, MN from Robert Benda) 540 more words

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Driving On Lakes Perilous As Ice Thins

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Our unseasonable March warmth is a cause for many Minnesotans to revel, but a serious cause for concern for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office when it comes to ice safety. 230 more words

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