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Record Heat Possible Friday in St. Cloud

Tomorrow may be the first official day of fall, but it's going to feel a whole lot like summer across Central Minnesota -- with highs soaring into the 90s, and heat indices approaching 100°.

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Severe Storms Possible Again Tonight

The National Weather Service says there's a risk of severe weather across Central Minnesota again tonight -- with large hail being the greatest threat. Download the 98.1 mobile app and opt in for weather alerts.

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Melrose storm damage, photo courtesy of Ashley Klaphake
Melrose storm damage, photo courtesy of Ashley Klaphake
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Melrose Area Hit Hard by Early Morning Thunderstorms

Residents in-and-around Melrose are cleaning-up Wednesday from the early morning thunderstorms that came through the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect Through 5 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 5 AM Wednesday morning for portions of Central Minnesota, including St. Cloud, Willmar, Alexandria, and Brainerd. Stay tuned to 98.1 for possible severe weather warnings.

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UPDATED: Severe Weather Threat Overnight Tonight

The National Weather Service says there's a risk of severe weather across Central Minnesota overnight tonight -- with large hail and damaging winds being the greatest threat, with a slight threat of a tornado. Be sure to have a way to receive warnings while you sleep.

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Watch: Hurricane Irma Live Tracking

Hurricane Irma is now all but certain to hit Florida directly, likely making landfall sometime around sunrise Sunday morning, according to weather experts.

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Florida Prepares For Major Hit By Hurricane Irma
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Holy Crap! Check Out the Latest Irma Warning from the NWS to Miami

Tough to complain about a few clouds today in Minnesota. The National Weather Service's latest (5:35 PM CT) Local Hurricane Statement for the Miami area is warning of Irma's expected impact -- and it should get everyone's attention. (Hint: It's not good.)

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Minnesota Winter Weather Predictions for 2017-2018

All hail the almighty Farmer's Almanac!

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Summer of 2017 is Top-20 on Minnesota’s ‘Summer Glory Index’

Ok, first things first: Minnesota has an official 'Summer Glory Index' to measure the awesomeness of summer weather in the state? Only in a land that experiences -40 degree temps, and -80 degree wind chills would this be a real thing. (But, this has been a nice summer.)

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How Texas’ Hurricane Harvey is Affecting Minnesotans

This storm is pummeling Texas right now and it's affecting thousands of Minnesotans in ways you may not have realized. It's important to help how you can.

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At Least 3 Tornadoes Hit Minnesota

The National Weather Service says at least three to as many as six tornadoes touched down as severe storms moved through south-central Minnesota.

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Big Rain on the Way Wednesday Night Into Thursday (+ WE Fest Forecast)

As WE Fest headliner Luke Bryan says, 'rain is a good thing' -- and we've got a bunch on the way Wednesday night into Thursday. In fact, parts of Central Minnesota could see 1-2-3 inches or more. The good news: WE Fest looks pretty dry.

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