Weather Forecast



March 16, 2018
Trina Weisel studies a map while guiding a Girl Scout trip into the Boundary Waters. Weisel earned her Gold Award while attending Jefferson High School in Alexandria and began leading wilderness trips. (Contributed)
Conquering the wilderness
March 16, 2018 - 12:11pm
September 28, 2017
A sidewalk in Belgrade was damaged after strong winds uprooted trees early Wednesday morning. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
September 20, 2017
Storm knocks out power in some parts of county
September 20, 2017 - 8:39am
August 3, 2017
This National Weather Service map shows the paths of the two tornadoes from the July 17 storms that spread damage throughout Douglas County.
Weather Service confirms tornadoes near Carlos, Brandon during July storm
August 3, 2017 - 4:22pm
July 18, 2017
Ominous storm clouds formed over Osakis Monday night. This is looking south off of Highway 27. (Contributed)
Another big storm rumbles through Douglas County
July 18, 2017 - 8:56am
July 12, 2017
Douglas County Chief Deputy Brad Lake surveyed an uprooted tree in Tom and Kim Egan's backyard. The Egans live on Wallace Street in northwest Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
Updated: Tornado-like damage hits northwest Alexandria w/video
July 12, 2017 - 5:29pm
July 6, 2017
Lightning scattered bits and pieces of the tree all over the yard. (Judd Martinson | Echo Press)
Lightning provides unexpected encore to fireworks
July 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
June 23, 2017
Three generations of the Nelson family, from left to right: Erica Sawatzke, Dana Nelson, Vernal Nelson, Marlene Nelson and Paul Nelson. The Nelson’s farm suffered extensive damage from the June 13 storms. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
June 23, 2017 - 8:51am
June 15, 2017
Storm update: REA crews restore power for most members
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am
June 14, 2017
Doug and Colleen Schneider, residents of Garfield, lost about 20 trees in Tuesday night's storm. Pictured are Brent Anderson, Doug Schneider and Chloe Schneider working on clean up Wednesday morning. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Update: Storm damages property across Douglas County; tornadoes spotted in Stevens
June 14, 2017 - 8:23am
June 11, 2017
Dairy cattle are loaded in trailers Sunday at the Carlson Dairy near Pennock. After a storm devastated the dairy farm, volunteers helped remove the cattle to a temporary location. (Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)play button
Sunday storms pack a punch
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm
December 6, 2016
Snow and strong winds are resulting in poor visibility this afternoon throughout the area. Snow is expected into the night with strong winds continuing for the next couple of days. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Check back for cancellations and other weather-related information. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm
September 9, 2016
Camp Ripley received damage to multiple buildings including parts of the 60 acre solar field, built in cooperation with Minnesota Power, during a storm Sept. 7, 2016.
Storm tears off roofs, damages new solar panels at Camp Ripley
September 9, 2016 - 10:54am
August 4, 2016
Near Devils - Melissa Burkhard
Storm Pictures from Wednesday
August 4, 2016 - 9:22am
July 13, 2016
Trees that are leaning unnaturally or that have damaged roots should be removed.  (Contributed photos)
DNR offers advice for dealing with storm-damaged trees
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am