Weather

Park Point Homes Experience Worst Flooding Homeowners Have Seen

"I've dealt with hurricanes, never seen anything like this," said one resident.

DULUTH, Minn.- Monday’s storm brought waves that were a spectacle at times, and a hazard at others in Canal Park. But over on Park Point many were seeing water from the bay as a nuisance flooding their homes. “It’s just been a disaster for everybody who lives along the lake,” said Keith McLoughlin, who has lived on Park Point for…

Monday October 21, 2019: Morning Forecast

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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

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Thursday October 17, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Fuel Companies See Heating Oil Sales Go Up Ahead of Winter

Customers asked to keep paths to tanks and pipes clear of snow.

DULUTH, Minn.- Heating oil and propane are starting to be hot commodities again as we move loser to winter. Superior Fuel is already seeing more gallons of fuel go out the door as customers are turning on their heat for the first time. The company’s President, Ryan Gunderson, said while you heat up your home this winter, remember to shovel…

Monday October 14, 2019: Morning Forecast

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NAPA Auto Care Gives Away Free Inspections and a Car

NAPA Auto Care in Hermantown gifts a Toyota RAV4 to Inga Parsons.

HERMANTOWN, Minn.- NAPA Auto Centers across the Northland were extra generous this weekend. Mechanics at the 9 Twin Ports locations offered free inspection tests for vehicles… To take on Winter weather, but that was just the tip of the ice berg! Four recipients were given a refurbished car from NAPA auto care. NAPA staff says they realize how hard finding a…

Preparing for Bad Weather: Tips and Tricks Walking into the Season’s First Storm

Tips and tricks to stay safe walking into bad Winter-like weather.

DULUTH, Minn.- Fall snow storms and colder weather is nothing Northlanders can’t handle, but it’s important to remember how to stay safe during these seasonal changes. “Every year when we get our first slippery roadway, ice event, we’re busy,” Minnesota State Patrol public information officer Sgt. Neil Dickenson said. Three major things state patrol want drivers to keep in mind…

Friday October 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Thursday October 10, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday October 9, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Tuesday October 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

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With Frost Expected to Hit the Northland, Greenhouses Warn to Cover Plants

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Parts of the Northland could soon see scattered frost, so gardeners may want to cover their plants, or bring them into a garage or house. Tomatoes and peppers have to be brought inside before frost strikes, but some plants like cabbages can handle the cold. Larry Stute, the greenhouse manager at Engwall’s Florist in Hermantown, tells us…

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…

Flooding Washes Away Roads in Carlton County

$80,000 in damage has been assessed so far, with some townships still calculating damage

CLEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Multiple roads are washed out and closed in Carlton County, including County Road 8, which also washed out during last year’s flooding. Stony Brook rose feet in a matter of hours, carrying the entire gravel road downstream. “When you get it that quickly it has no place to go slow,” said Milt Hagen the Assistant…

Tuesday October 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

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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…

Update: One Dead in Lake Superior Water Emergency

Two men rescued, all three were employees of Roen Salvage of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

DULUTH, Minn. – One person is dead and two others are lucky to be alive after their boat capsized into the frigid waters of Lake Superior at the end of Park Point during Monday’s Red Flag warning. According to St. Louis County Undersheriff Dave Phillips, the men were believed to be working in the harbor as part of a dredging…

Monday September 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

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