Author: Brittney Merlot

January 2, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average, Bitter Temperatures, Dangerous Cold, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up, wind chill advisory

January 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, Cold Snap, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wind chill advisory, Wind Chill Warning

Build A Community Of Snowmen!

Northland Gets Hit With More Snow, So Build A Snowman!

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are grabbing a handful of snow and rolling it into a community of snowmen across the Northland, one snowball at a time! Join Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot for her tips and tricks on how to quickly create the perfect snowman or snowoman! Send her your pictures after you’ve built yours, she…

Monday December 31, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Blowing Snow, December Snow Storm, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Freezing Spray Warning, heavy snow, Heavy snowfall rates, High Winds, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, More Snow, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, snow storm, Snowy, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, windy, Winter Storm Warning, winter weather advisory

Dangerous Snow Covered & Icy Roads: After Heavy Snowfall & Flash Freeze Overnight

Lake Effect Continues To Pile Up & Cold Air Surges In

DULUTH, Minn. — Overnight the Northland experienced a heavy dumping of wet snow as our temperatures dropped below freezing. All of the slush and water on the roads froze and became solid ice. Driving this morning was a headache to say the least and plows have been clearing the streets around Duluth, but travel is not advised on HWY 2…

Friday December 28, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Bad Roads, Dangerous Icy Roads, December Snow Storm, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy snow, ice, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Minnesota Snow Storm, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Snow covered roads, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wisconsin December Snow Storm

WINTER STORM WARNING UNDERWAY AS WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOW BLANKETS THE NORTHLAND

Over A Foot Of Snow Is Forecast To Dump On The Northland This Late December, Creating Holiday Travel Headaches

Forecast WINTER STORM WARNING UNDERWAY AS WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOW BLANKETS THE NORTHLAND Good morning Northland! Here is a look at your current snowfall totals. Heavy snow will continue to fall this morning through the overnight hours. Putting down a half of a foot to over a foot of snow for the Northland. Roads are completely snow covered and will continue…

Thursday December 27, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Dangerous Driving, December Winter Storm, Duluth Minnestoa Weather Forecast, heavy snow, Holiday Winter Storm, merlots weather, Merot Weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Road Conditions, slippery roads, snow, Snow covered roads, snow storm, Snowballs, Snowmen, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Lovers, Winter Storm Warning

Balsam Bough Harvesting: Make Your Own Wreath!

Active Adventures: Harvesting Boughs And Assembling A Holiday Wreath

SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us deep into the woods to collect balsam boughs! Then we head inside to learn how to assemble your own wreath! A permit is required for collecting balsam boughs and can picked up at the district DNR offices for $25. Minnesota is a leader in…

Friday December 21, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, First Day Of Winter, Holiday Travel, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Snow Overnight, Some Sun, Superior Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Kicks Off, Winter Solstice

Holiday Cranberry Chutney, Quick & Easy Appetizer

Cooking Connection: Regional Cooking Instructor Teaches Us How To Make A Holiday Appetizer Friends & Family Will Devour!

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Cooking Connection we are joined by Regional Cooking Instructor Arlene Coco and we are baking a holiday appetizer, Cranberry Chutney! It’s a perfect dish to bring for the holidays and bursting with flavor. RECIPE: Holiday Cranberry Chutney (Makes 12 Servings) Canned cranberries; can be substituted for fresh when they are not in season, just…

Thursday December 20, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Black Ice, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Flash Freeze, ice, Icy Roads, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, SLIPPERY, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wintry mix

Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree!

Active Adventures: Hike Into The Superior National Forest For A Family Tradiation!

SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are headed into the thick of the woods, to cut down our own Christmas Tree! First things first, MAKE SURE TO GET YOUR PERMIT! On average, 200-300 permits are sold annually! It’s only $5, cash or check only. It can be quickly picked up at the Superior National Forest…

Wednesday December 19, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, December Heat Wave, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Warm Northland Decemeber, warm up

Tuesday December 18, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Above Average Temperautres Week Before Christmas, December Heat Wave, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree From The Superior National Forest!

Great Outdoors Holiday Tradition

SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST, Minn. — In this week’s Great Outdoors we are headed into the thick of the woods, to cut down our own Christmas Tree! First things first, MAKE SURE TO GET YOUR PERMIT! On average, 200-300 permits are sold annually! It’s only $5, cash or check only. It can be quickly picked up at the Superior National Forest…

Tuesday December 11, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Dultuh Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Temps, Mix of Sun and Clouds, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm

Latte Art, Warming The Heart!

Cooking Connection: Duluth Coffee Company Teaches Brittney Merlot Latte Art & Barista Training

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection we are warming your heart with a little latte art! Latte art is a method of preparing coffee created by pouring microfoam into a shot of espresso and resulting in a pattern or design on the surface of the latte. It can also be created or embellished by simply “drawing” in the…

Cruisin’ The Gunflint Trail

Active Adventures: Winter Wilderness

GUNFLINT TRAIL, Minn. —  In this weeks Active Adventures we are taking you through 57 miles of wilderness that you can drive on! It’s part of the Superior Scenic Byway in Cook County. The road passes through the Superior National Forest and borders the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Canada’s Quetico National Park. Snowshoeing, skiing, mushing and snowmobiling trails…

December 7, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, chilly, Cold Front, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wind Chill Temps

Thursday December 6, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, chilly, cold, Cool Down, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, winter weather advisory

How Many Steps Does It Take? Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Fox 21's Brittney Merlot Takes Us Through Bentleyville For A Beautiful & Bright Active Adventures

DULUTH, Minn. — Looking for ways to get those extra steps in during the holiday season? Take a walk through Bentleyville! In this weeks Active Adventures, Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot takes us through the tour of lights – joined by Mayor Bentleyville’s daughter, underneath the 128-foot tree! We chat about what it takes to put on the big light show,…

Spice Up Your Shrimp!

Make Your Own Shrimp Glaze In Minutes With Barkers Island Waterfront Grille In This Weeks Cooking Connection

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this weeks Cooking Connection, we are spicing up your home cooked shrimp with this simple glaze recipe from Barkers Island Waterfront Grille. All it takes is 2 part jalapeno brine and 1 part honey, whahlah! Enjoy! Categories: Community, Cooking Connection, Entertainment, Features, News, News – Latest News, Wisconsin Tags: Barker’s Island, Barkers Island Food

BRAPP! BRAPP! Snocross Rips Through Duluth This Weekend

Active Adventures: Brittney Merlot Chats With The Pro's As They Practice For Snocross Opening Weekend & Takes The Sled Out For A Spin!

AURORA, Minn. — In this weeks Active Adventures, Brittney Merlot takes us to a small Minnesota town to a practice track made for Snocross Pro’s! We caught up with Corin Todd to chat about this weekends Amsoil Championship Snocross Opener and he even let Brittney take the sled out for a spin. Check it out! Categories: Active Adventures, Community, Entertainment,…

Friday November 23, 2018: Morning Forecast

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

Spice Up Your Sweet Potatoes This Thanksgiving!

Cooking Connection: Barker's Island Thanksgiving Buffet

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this weeks Cooking Connection, Brittney Merlot takes us to Barker’s Island’s Thanksgiving Buffet! The head Chef teaches us at home, how to spice up our sweet potatoes on this Thanksgiving. With a new flavor, might as well give them a new look too! Check it out! Categories: Community, Cooking Connection, Features, News, News – Latest News,…

Thursday November 22, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Black Friday Forecast, Cloudy, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Duluth Thanksgiving Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, mild, North Shore Lake Effect Snow, North Shore Slippery Roads, Northland Thanksgiving Forecast, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Thanksgiving Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thanksgiving Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up

SNOCROSS is BACK & Practice Makes Perfect

In This Weeks Great Outdoors, Snocross Teams Arrive To KLIM Compound In Aurora To Practice For The Snocross Season Kick Off At Spirit Mountain.

AURORA, Minn. – The Amsoil Championship Snocross season fires up this weekend in Duluth and many racers have already descended on one small Minnesota town to practice. Over 50 teams arrived beginning November 10th to the Scheuring Speed Sports Snocross training facility in Aurora. “So far it’s been good. The weather has been cold so the snow has been staying…

Wednesday November 21, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, chilly, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Thanksgiving Warm Up, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Tuesday November 20, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Zero Temperatures, Cold Morning, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Holiday Travel Forecast, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Nortland Holiday Travel Forecast, Snowy Afternoon, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Monday November 19, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Dultuh Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Slick Roads, slippery roads, Snowy Moring, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Weather Advisory South Shore

Skip the Gym & Hit the ICE!

Active Adventures: Adult Open Skate Ice Skating At Heritage Sports Center Provides A Great Workout

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Active Adventures we are ice skating with Meteorologist Brittney Merlot at Duluth’s Heritage Sports Center! It’s a great indoor workout, affordable and for adults only! Check out all the fun Fox 21 had out on the ice in the video above. LOCATION: Essentia Health Duluth Heritage Sports Center COST: $4.00 per adult or a…

New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussels & Homemade Sausage Dish

Try Homemade Tangy & Spicy Sausage Paired With Mussels At JJ Astor

DULUTH, Minn. — In this weeks Cooking Connection we are headed up high in the sky to JJ Astor Restaurant and Lounge, atop the Radisson Building in Downtown Duluth. The Executive Chef cooked up New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels and Homemade Sausage. RECIPE: Cover the pan with olive oil, let it heat up. Add sausage, live mussels (unopened, throw opened…

Friday November 16, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatues, Breezy, Cold Air Returns, Duluth WeatherMinnestoa Forecast, Evening Snow, Falling Temps Today, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Quick Northern Wisconsin Snow, Snow Tonight, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast. Northland Weather Forecast

Thursday November 15, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Above Average Temperatures in the Northland, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Day, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, windy

Wednesday November 14, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: above average temperatures, Breezy, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heat wave, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mini Heat Wave, Northland Weather Forecast, South Winds, sun, sunny, sunshine, Superior Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, warm up, Warmer Today

Tuesday November 13, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, cold, Duluth Minnestoa Weather Forecast, Freezing Lakes, Lake Smoke, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Sea Smoke, sunny, Superior Wiscionsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Want Tips On How To Start Your Own Small Business?

Small Business Workshops Offering Tips To Help Beginners Start Up In Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — A small business workshop kicked off today, providing tips on how you can start up your own business in Douglas County. Regional Cooking Instructor Arlene Coco lead Monday’s class on restaurant start-ups. “Everybody’s just in the listening stage. One of the best tips I give people when they are starting a business is to remember everything takes…

Students Pledge To Not Text & Drive

"It Can Wait Campaign" Focuses On Texting While Driving, With A Distracted Driving Simulator At Marshall School

DULUTH, Minn. — “It can wait” campaign highlighted the dangers of distracted driving to the students of Duluth Marshall School. About 250 attended and watched a video telling the true stories of Caleb and Forrest, who were killed by smartphone distracted driving. After the presentation students were encouraged to try out the distracted driving simulator and put their skills to…

Monday November 12, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Below Average Temperatures, Breezy, cold, Cold Snap, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Lake Effect, Lake Effect Flurries, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wind chill, windy

Winter Weather Hiking At Amnicon Falls

Head Outside For A Hike, Regardless Of The Snow & Colder Temperatures!

SOUTH RANGE, Wisc. — In this weeks Active Adventures we are headed outside for a hike, regardless of the snow and colder temperatures arriving! This only means State Parks become less crowded and beautiful! Join Fox 21’s Brittney Merlot on a hike through the park to see the beautiful falls! Don’t worry, being active in the chilly temperatures, will keep…

Friday November 9, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Lake Effect Snow Storm, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snow, South Shore Snow Storm, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, winter weather advisory

How To Build A Perfect Beer

Hoops Brewing Teaches Brittney Merlot What Goes In To Brewing A Seasonal Beer

DULUTH, Minn. — Learn how brew masters build the perfect beer in this week’s Cooking Connection. We take you to Hoops Brewing to talk with Dave Hoop himself on seasonal brews, techniques and flavors. Categories: Business, Community, Cooking Connection, Entertainment, Features, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News Tags: Brew Master, Building a Beer, Cooking Connection, Craft Beer, Dave Hoops, Hoops…

Thursday November 8, 2018: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, Lake Effect Snow Ramps Up, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Snow Belt Lake Effect Snow Storm, South Shore Lake Effect Snow, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, winter weather advisory