Author: Brittney Merlot

Monday July 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy, Calm, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Weather, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Tornado Passes Over House in Orr

Tornado Warnings in Wirt, Effie and Orr Minnesota, A Look At The Path & Damage

ORR, Minn. — The summer heat, humidity and approaching storm front fueled perfect conditions for tornadoes on Wednesday. It’s a rare but possible scenario in the Northland and at 5:34 that evening, a funnel cloud was spotted by law enforcement in Northome, Minnesota. And uncommon disaster in the Northwoods, the tornado touched down to the ground in the town of…

Friday July 19, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Damaging Wind Threat, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flash Flood Possible, Large Hail Threat, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Thunderstorms, severe weather, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Tornado Outbreak, Tornado Risk, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Thursday July 18, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Damage, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Tornado, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Red Flag Warning At Twin Ports Beaches

BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT: No Swimming On Park Point & Wisconsin Point Wednesday

TWIN PORTS BEACHES – A Red Flag Warning is in effect for Park Point and Wisconsin Point Beaches until 9pm. High waves will develop as early as 10am, with the greatest heights this afternoon and evening. Winds are sustained at 10-15mph, with gusts up to 20mph. This creates dangerous swimming conditions along the Lake Superior shoreline, due to rip currents…

Wednesday July 17, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rip Current Warning, Severe Thunderstorms, severe weather, Slight Risk, Stormy, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, windy

Severe Storms Produce A Tornado & Knock Down Trees

After A Hot & Humid Day, Severe Thunderstorms Tore Through The Northland

BRUCE, Wisc. — A confirmed tornado touched down in Bruce, WI Monday night at 7:15. No damage has been reported yet, the NWS will be out there surveying the area Tuesday. As Severe Thunderstorms rolled across the Northland, many trees were knocked down in the strong winds that gusted up to 52mph. Several large poplar trees were uprooted in Marcell,…

Monday July 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Hot, Humid, Hydrate, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Oppressive Heat, Severe Storms, Strong Thunderstorms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wasabi Poke Bowl

COOKING CONNECTION: Wasabi Sushi & Poke Bowl

DULUTH, Minn. — Wasabi Restaurant in Duluth is still open, even with the construction on Superior Street; with great lunch specials on both their sushi and poke bowls. In this week’s Cooking Connection we are making a Tuna & Salmon Poke Bowl and mixing in all the right sauces to fit your taste buds needs. Plus, the manager and Fox…

Dirt Bikes Brraaap To The Holeshot

Active Adventures: Echo Valley MotoCross

BROOKSTON, Minn. — Just 35 miles west of Duluth lies Echo Valley MotoCross Track, that’s where we are taking you for this week’s Active Adventures. Get ready to tear through the dirt track and fly high in the sky, just don’t get roosted! 2019 Northern Series Race Schedule DISTRICT 23 DIRTBIKE RACES FOR 2019! * July 14th – Dirt Bike…

Monday July 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Beach Day, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm

SUP, SUP! Gliding On Water

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: North Shore SUP Rents Stand-up Paddle Boards

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are gliding across the water on a stand up paddle board! North Shore SUP offers cheap rentals for both hourly and for the entire day! Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot chatted with the co-owner Heather on some tips and tricks and why you should try this sport out. Interested? Click here to…

Thursday July 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: 4th of July Weather Forecast, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Hail, High Winds, Independence Day Weather Forecast, Lightning, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, severe weather, Stormy 4th of July, Strong Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunderstorms, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Beat The Heat In Whitewater Rapids On The St. Louis River

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Minnesota Whitewater Rafting

SCANLON, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are beating the heat and gearing up to cool down in whitewater rapids along the St. Louis River with Minnesota Whitewater Rafting. Check out the adrenaline adventure and what the Class II-IV rapids look like! Come prepared to paddle, this is an active workout. Join Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot as she…

Learn How To Make Your Own Waffle Cones

COOKING CONNECTION: Love Creamery

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are learning how to make waffle cones at home with Love Creamery! Waffle Cones 1 Cup granulated sugar 4 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoon butter melted 1 Cup all-purpose flour   Instructions 1. Preheat your waffle cone maker 2. Mix everything well, it will be…

Friday June 28, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Dense Fog, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, End of June, foggy, Hot Weekend, Humid, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, muggy, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, weather

Thursday June 27, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: damaging winds, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flash Flooding, Hail, heavy rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Slight Risk Severe Weather, Strong Storms, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Athletes With Disabilities Change Endurance Sports For The Better

Inclusion in Marathons for Special Needs Kids and Duo Young Racers

DULUTH, Minn. —  Grandma’s marathon may be over for 2019 but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to hit the pavement running! In this week’s Great Outdoors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot introduces us to a duo team from Wisconsin who’s story is a little bit different from the rest. When it comes to race day some of the runners are…

Wednesday June 26, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Tuesday June 25, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, severe weather, Storm Chances, Summer Heat, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunderstorms, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Skate & Sip for FREE

Active Adventures: Rollerblade & Have A Pint of Bent Paddle This Summer

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are hitting the Willard Munger State Trails on rollerblades! Every other Tuesday night from 6:00 – 8:00 pm you can skate and sip with friends in the Northland, for FREE. The director of the NorthShore Inline Marathon is hosting these free group skates for all skill levels. Bring your own blades…

First Day of Summer Sweet Treat: Rhubarb Sorbet

COOKING CONNECTION: Loves Creamery Teaches Us How To Make Sorbet At Home!

DULUTH (LINCOLN PARK), Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection Love Creamery teaches us how to make a Rhubarb Sorbet from home! RECIPE: Strawberry Rhubarb Sorbet 2 Cups cooked down rhubarb 2 Cups seeded strawberries 1 Cup sugar (really, sugar to taste. One can make this one sweeter or less sweet) Mix all ingredients together, blend Freeze in an ice…

Friday June 21, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Grandmas Marathon Weekend Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Extreme Paddle Board Adventurer Leaves Twin Ports for Arctic in Never Before Attempted Trip

Jared Munch Raises Funds For Local Neighborhood Youth Services

DULUTH, Minn. — Monday morning a local Duluth man paddled away on a rare adventure to the Arctic. Taking a never before attempted trip on a stand up paddle board, Jared Munch has been planning this adventure for many years. He is traveling 490 miles up the north shore of Lake Superior to the northeast corner, where he will then…

Monday June 17, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cooler Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rainy, Showers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wisdom Center for Change Offers Acupuncture, Reiki Healing & More

Formally Known As 'Rooted Folks Center for Evolution'

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this weeks Active Adventures we are slowing things down and healing ourselves from the inside and out. Twin sisters in the Twin Ports can help with injuries both physically and mentally, using alternative & holistic health. Formally known as Rooted Folks Center for Evolution,  they have now re-branded and changed their name to Wisdom Center for…

Wood Fired Pizza at Ursa Minor Brewing

COOKING CONNECTION: Brittney Merlot Makes A Special Deep Dish Pizza

LINCOLN PARK, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are headed inside Ursa Minor Brewing and starting a fire! Don’t worry, it’s all to cook freshly made wood fired pizza’s! Learning from the pro’s, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot attempts her own version. “Brittney Special” is a deep dish, personal pizza with a lot of meat and a few greens….

Tuesday June 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rain Moves In, Stormy Night, Sunny Day, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Local Attempts Stand-Up Paddle Boarding from Duluth to Arctic Ocean

An adventure of a lifetime, attempted by a true adrenaline junkie from Duluth, Jared Munch

DULUTH, Minn. — An adventure of a lifetime begins this week, attempted by a true adrenaline junkie from Duluth, Jared Munch. He is a local man and is attempting to stand up paddle board his way up Lake Superior all the way to the Arctic Ocean. Most stand up paddle boarders prefer the calm winds and sunny days when balancing…

Monday June 10, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm Temperatures

The Results Are In: Does Personal Training Work?

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Fox 21's Brittney Merlot Does Personal Training For 3 Months, Check Out The Difference

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are taking a look at the results after 3 months of personal training at Snap Fitness. Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot volunteered herself to give it a shot and see what can change.  Beach body or not? Watch the video above to see if weight was lost, where muscle was built and…

Friday June 7, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sunny Weekend, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm Weekend

Ursa Minor Brewing Cans Crowlers For Local Shelves

COOKING CONNECTION: Two New Brews Hit Stores Thursday Morning

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are taking you to Ursa Minor Brewing as the can their first batch of a double New England IPA (Ditch Monster). They also canned 3-pack crowlers of Constellation Cream Ale as well. These two new brews are the first of Ursa Minor’s craft beers to hit local shelves. You can find…

Ropes Course & Ziplining Along North Shore

GREAT OUTDOORS: Adventure Park on the North Shore

SILVER BAY, Minn. — A brand new adventure has popped up in Minnesota! In this week’s great outdoors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us up into the tree tops, climbing and zipping with a new experience! Face a fear of heights and challenge yourself…Step by step… This is a place for all ages, family and friends; offering a unique challenge…

Tuesday June 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday June 3, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Freeze Warning, Frost Advisory, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Experience The Le Grand Du Nord Bike Race

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Fox 21's Brittney Merlot Finishes Her Race She's Been Training Months For!

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we get to see the Le Grand Du Nord gravel bike race from a personal perspective; as Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot hits the pavement, climbs the Sawtooth Mountains and rides through muddy logging trails. Experience the ups and downs on a long bike race and learn some valuable tips first hand….