Author: Brittney Merlot

Heavy Lake Effect Snow Benefits

GREAT OUTDOORS: Ironwood Slammed with Over A Foot of Lake Effect Snow

IRONWOOD, Mich. — In this weeks Great Outdoors, Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot takes us to the snowbelt that’s just finishing digging out of their recent lake effect winter storm. Plows and loaders filled the streets of Ironwood on Tuesday, clearing over 14 inches of snowfall that dropped in just 24 hours. Arctic air with temperatures in the single digits…

Wednesday November 13, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Icy Roads, lake effect snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Slippery Morning Commute, snow, Snowy Roads, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Tuesday November 12, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Arctic Cold, Cold Blast, Cold Snap, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Foot of snow accumulation, Lake Effect Snow Storm, Lake Smoke, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sea Smoke Lake Superior, Superior Wiscnsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning

Monday November 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Arctic Cold Blast, Blustery Winds, Cold Snap, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning

Put A Rose Between Your Teeth and Learn to Tango!

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Superior Ballroom Dance Studio Lessons

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot and Brett Scott take dance lessons at Superior Ballroom Dance Studio. Learning step by step the skills to do the tango. Adding style to the basic moves and creating muscle memory, you can dance your way into fitness and mental health. Click here for more information on how…

Friday November 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cold Temps, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Deep Fried Catfish in Duluth

COOKING CONNECTION: Lyric Eat Downtown Week

DULUTH, Minn. — Eat downtown week is here! In this week’s Cooking Connection we are featuring a Deep Fried Catfish dinner special offered at Lyric. Complimented with sides of cauliflower rice and roasted vegetables. Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot has flames flying for this recipe, check it out in the video above. LOCATION: Holiday Center ADDRESS: : 205 W Superior St,…

Thursday November 7, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: cold temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, Lake Smoke, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sea Smoke, Sunshine & Flurries, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wednesday November 6, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy Winds, Cold Temps, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Dusting of Snow Accumulates, flurries, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Single Digit Wind Chills Arrive, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Experience Absinthe Ritual Taking Place Only Once a Year

Releasing the Green Fairy on Halloween

DULUTH, Minn. – In this weeks Active Adventures, we are tagging along in a sacred ritual that happens only once a year… Absinthe and the Green Fairy, is one of the oldest drinks in history, dating back to end of the eighteenth century. Invented by a French doctor who distilled wormwood and other herbs in an alcoholic base as a…

Limited Time Only, Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Offered at Lyric

COOKING CONNECTION: Eat Downtown Week Runs November 4th - 9th

DULUTH, Minn. — Eat downtown week is just around the corner! In this week’s Cooking Connection we featured a lunch special that will only be offered next week only at Lyric, November 4th – 9th.. Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot claims it was the best grilled cheese she’s ever had. Join her in the video above for the tasty and toasty…

Thursday October 31, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Halloween Forecast, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Trick Or Treat Forecast, Trick Or Treating Duluth Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Wednesday October 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Freezing, Chilly Temperatures, Cold Breeze, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sun, Sunny Day, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday October 28, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Chilly Temperatures, Cold Moves into Minnesota, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Light Snow in Michigan, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Snow Hits Wisconsin, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Friday October 25, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mini Heat Wave, Northland Weather Forecast, Sunny October Day, Sunshine Returns, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm October Day, warm up, Warm Weekend Forecast

Going Bananas For Acai Bowls

COOKING CONNECTION: The Juice Pharm

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot goes “bananas” for the Peanut Butter Acai Bowl at The Juice Pharm. Blending acai berries, a Brazilian “superfruit” with a variety of fruit and other superfoods into an extra thick smoothie, poured into a bowl and topped off with a variety of fresh fruit, granola, coconut, more superfoods…

“The Haunt” at Poplar Golf Course

A Horrifying Haunted Experience Leads Northlanders Through Fear

POPLAR, Wisc. —  A small Wisconsin town is now hosting local screams, “The Haunt”! In this week’s Great Outdoors Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us inside at Poplar Golf Course, to experience a new fear. Formally known as The Haunt at Wentworth, it’s moved just a few miles down the road. “We had the opportunity to move it here and…

Tuesday October 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flood Watch, heavy rain, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Strong Wind Gusts, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday October 21, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Gale Warning Lake Superior, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Fear is Here! The Haunt Opens Tonight

Spooky, Scary, Screaming Fun Arrives in the Northland

POPLAR, Wisc. — A horrifying haunted experience leads Northlanders through fun fear and it all starts Friday October 18th, 2019. The rural town of Poplar Wisconsin awaits you for… The Haunt. Formerly known as The Haunt at Wentworth, the owners of the Poplar Golf Course are now hosting the local screams. Winding through the woods on a haunted hayride that…

The Haunt is BACK!

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Poplar Golf Course Hosts Haunted House & Hayride

POPLAR, Wisc. — There is a new local scare in the Northland! The Haunt, at Poplar Golf Course, just a few miles off of HWY 2 in Douglas County opens Friday October 18th for their first screams and laughs of the season. Formerly held at Wentworth Gardens, the rural haunt has moved just a few miles down the road. Members…

Friday October 18, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Foreacast, Indian Summer Weather, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, October Heat Wave, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up

Get Juiced Up On Healthy Smoothies

COOKING CONNECTION: The Juice Pharm

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection we are exploring a lighter alternative for meals and a healthy dose of fruits, greens and more. Duluth’s micro-juicery provides 100% raw juice, superfood smoothies, acai bowls and global inspired plant-based food at The Juice Pharm. This week we blended up the Al Green Smoothie that is made fresh and all natural…

Thursday October 17, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, Merlots Weater, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sunny Weekend, sunshine, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm October Weekend, warm up

Monday October 14, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: below freezing temperatures, Chilly Morning, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, Lake Effect Snow Lake Superior, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Friday October 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Crashing Temps, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, First Snow of the Season, Freeze, Frost, Gale Warning Lake Superior, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Thursday October 10, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth First Snow Potential, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, First Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Near

Wednesday October 9, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Fall Warmth, Indian Summer, Last beautiful fall day, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, October Heat Wave, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up

Tuesday October 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Above Average Temperatures October, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up

Enjoy The Multi-Color Vibrant Views Of Fall

GREAT OUTDOORS: Jay Cooke State Park Colorful Fall Foliage Hike, Places To See That Are Less Visisted Within The Park

CARLTON, Minn. — In this week’s Great Outdoors, Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot takes on a hike through the fall foliage of Jay Cooke State Park. “The colors seem to be peaking a little faster than we’ve historically had in the past few years.” explained Assistant Park Manager Ty Gangelhoff. It’s said to be an “un–leaf–able” sight to explore the…

Tuesday October 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Areal Flood Warning, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flooded Roads, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Rivers Rising, Rushing Rivers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Road Closures: Flash Flooding

Map Of Current Closed Roads

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wisc. – Douglas County Highway Department has CLOSED County HWY W between HWY B & C where it crosses the Nemadji River due to high water over the road. The Township of Summit is also reporting to Emergency Management that the Patzau Foxboro Road is CLOSED due to high standing water. Over 5.5″ of rain fell in these…

Monday September 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Areal Flood Watch, Downpours, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flash Flood Warning, Flooded Roads, heavy rain, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorlogist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Just Be-Leaf in Yourself, Hike Through Fall Colors

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Fall Foliage Popping At Jay Cooke State Park

CARLTON, Minn. — Jay Cooke State Park is popping with color this time of year. This state park protects the lower reaches of the St. Louis River and is located about 10 miles southwest of Duluth. It’s one of the ten most visited state parks in Minnesota, with the western half of the park containing part of a rocky, 13-mile…

Friday September 27, 2019: Morning Forecast

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

Thursday September 26, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: below freezing temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, First Frost, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Widespread Frost

Wednesday September 25, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cool Winds, Crisp Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, First Frost, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Minnesota Frost, Northland Weather Forecast, Patcy Frost, Showers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday September 23, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Autmn Forecast, Autumn Begins, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Fall Begins, Fall Forecast, First Day of Fall, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorlogist Britney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Get Lost In A Corn Maze

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Ru-Ridge Corn Maze Family Fun

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Get lost in a corn maze with Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot and Brett Scott. We timed their adventure to see how long it took to get out!  Ru-Ridge is a 400 acre farm with 8 acres of corn maze and family activities including a straw bale maze, ninja course, petting zoo, pumpkin painting, games, corn piles, photo…

Friday September 20, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, high humidity, Last weekend of summer, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorlogist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Stormy, Summer Ends, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thunderstorms, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wet Weekend