T-storm brings tornado worries A severe thunderstorm rolled through the region Friday, bringing a weak tornado to the area near Kiester and Mansfield and causing flooding on Main Street in Albert Lea. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Freeborn and Faribault counties. 05/4/2012 - 2:11 pm | View Link
Tuesday Tornado at Coon Rapids (flood threat grows again on MN River) Another 1-2" rain possible by Thursday over central and western Minnesota as an unusually intense area of low pressure tracks across the Upper Midwest. Flood Warning for the Minnesota ... slight chance of a PM T-storm, especially south/west of the Twin ... 06/21/2011 - 5:35 pm | View Link
Tornado Warnings-Nebraska, S and N Dakota, Minnesota I expect the one for SE Nebraska to be reissued soon. (10:18 Maybe not? The weather.com 6-hour prediction tool has this entire line of storms shriveling into nothing in just a couple of hours.) Update 9:14pm Warnings moving into N Dakota and Minnesota areas. 05/30/2011 - 8:38 am | View Link
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration appears to have almost no international support for controversial new trade standards that would grant radical new political powers to corporations, increase the cost of prescription medications and restrict bank regulation, according to two internal memos obtained by The Huffington Post. The memos, which come from a government involved in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations, detail continued disputes in the talks over the deal.
The sounds of high-performance car engines filled the air Sunday as thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts headed to the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita to pay tribute to Paul Walker at the site where the "Fast & Furious" actor died in a car crash. The memorial, planned through social media, was scheduled to begin at noon, but mourners began arriving hours beforehand to leave flowers, candles, stuffed animals and other tributes.
This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news:Deadly storms battered Britain and Scandinavia, killing at least three people and leaving tens of thousands without power.
Chilling temperatures descended on parts of the U. S. and Canada.
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Adrian Peterson was not happy with the officiating crew and the Ravens fans at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday following Minnesota's 29-26 loss to Baltimore. The 2012 NFL MVP, who left the game in the second quarter with an ankle injury and did not return, ripped the refs on Twitter after the game and called out Ravens fans for throwing snow balls.