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The Polar Vortex Is Coming Back This Winter, But It Might Not Be As Cold As Last Year

The folks at AccuWeather are running computer models to try to predict what the 2014-2015 winter season will bring, and Polar Vortex is a word that has popped back up as a very real possibility.

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Minnesota Department of Transportation to Use New Terms to Describe Winter Driving Conditions Starting This Winter

The quickly approaching 2014-2015 winter season will see new terms used by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to describe winter driving conditions. The new terms will offer a more descriptive concept of what to expect on winter road than the older, more subjective terms.

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Highway Crews Get Ready For Winter Snow Removal; Minnesota Department Of Transportation Snowplow Training Session In Progress The Rest Of This Month

As you make your plans to finish up those last minute chores around the yard before winter comes - have you ever wondered how MNDOT prepares for the eventual task of snow removal?

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Solar Storms May Affect GPS And Cell Phone Transmissions This Weekend

Planet Earth is in for a couple of rounds of solar storms over the next few days that could leave your GPS and your cell phone acting up.

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A Vicious Tornado Is About to Demolish This House

The full fury of Mother Nature was on full display for all to see.

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By: Scott Olson Getty Images
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What’s Your Guess on Weather This Winter?

It looks like an early fall, at least around my home, and that led me to wonder about the approaching winter season. I spoke with  a meterologist, and asked. The response was basically it's a fight between El Nino and El Nina. Whoever wins, determines the winter weather.

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Rayman Interviews Lake Nebagamon Fire Chief Jim Dawson on Last Weeks Storm [VIDEO]

Quite a storm ripped through parts of Lake Nebagamon one week ago. It seemed that homes along the water suffered the most damage to their property, although trees and damge were reported throughout the village.

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Lake Nebagamon Hit Hard by Storm [GALLERY]

Around 1:45 a.m. this morning I awoke to the sound not unlike that of a train heading directly towards our home. I looked out the window to see debris flying through the air, and heavy rain. It lasted about ten to fifteen minutes, then started to quiet down, so I went back to bed.

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Keep Your Car Cool In A Heat Wave; Important Facts To Remember As The Thermometer Rises

I think we've all been there;  At one point we've all gotten into a vehicle that's been sitting outside all day in the hot summer sun.  Not only are the temperatures in an extremely hot car uncomfortable, but they can also be dangerous to our health.  This is especially true for children who might not realize the dangers on their own - or - who are left to sit in a vehicle.

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How To Stay Cool During A Heat Wave

There are probably a lot of people from outside the Northland who don't understand just how hot it can get here in the summertime.  Granted, we don't have extremely long stretches of hot weather - but when we do get warmer temperatures it can easily approach 100 degrees or more.

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Sophie Bengtsson;
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How To Beat The Heat Using Food

The Northland is getting ready to experience one of those hot stretches of weather that happen once or twice a summer.  Living in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin it seems that we're better prepared to handle extremely cold temperatures with good humor; When the thermometer stretches to its upper reaches, we don't seem to know what to do to stay cool.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Updated Race Weather Forecast for 2014 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend

Grandma's Marathon weekend is upon us, and both runners and spectators from around the world are prepared to descend on the Twin Ports for one of the area's biggest annual events. What can runners and fans expect the weather to do for race weekend? Here's the latest forecast.

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