We're off to another foggy start to our Thursday, which is a sign that the humidity isn't going anywhere. Fog gradually improves through the morning as temperatures rise past the dew points, lingering directly over Lake Superior as we've been seeing the last few days. Once the fog clears, sunshine dominates with temperatures soaring into the upper 80s and low 90s. The responsible area of high pressure will also keep winds light, so we can't count on the natural A/C of Lake Superior. READ MORE
Flash flooding forced the evacuation of eight homes in the western Wisconsin community of Baldwin early Monday. Floodweaters also covered roads in the Baldwin area and in the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville.
As much of St. Louis County remains in a moderate drought with the 4th of July on the horizon, the Forest Service is asking for extra vigilance around campfires. At Hoffbauer Tree Farm in Duluth, the lack of rain has them worried about their Christmas trees.
Hidden in a forest north of Grand Rapids is a multi-million dollar research project that has global implications. The study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy is exploring the impacts of rising temperatures on wetlands.