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Past articles by Paul:

Snowy mess Tuesday; 2-6 inches possible across Twin Cities region

Morning and afternoon rush hours Tuesday in the Twin Cities will likely feature snow and slick roads as southern Minnesota gets a snow shot. The North Shore also looks likely to get some snow. → Read More

Election day showers increase into evening; winter storm watches up north

A foot of snow and blizzard conditions are possible in the Red River Valley later this week. → Read More

Found: Lost Halloween megastorm tapes from 1991

MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner found these tapes in a box after nearly 30 years. They show his live broadcast updates on WCCO-TV during the height of the Halloween megastorm the morning of Nov. 1, 1991. → Read More

Minnesota winter outlook: Will La Niña or climate change rule?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration winter outlook released Thursday favors cold along with equal chances for above or below-average snowfall. → Read More

Minnesota joins two newly formed Midwest hydrogen hubs

Hydrogen may be a lesser-known climate-friendly fuel solution — but it’s gaining traction quickly. → Read More

Despite deepening drought, a good crop for Minnesota

Crops got off to a good head start before this summer’s drought deepened. → Read More

Surge videos show destruction as Hurricane Ian comes ashore

The Category 4 hurricane smashed into Florida’s west coast as the fifth strongest hurricane on record to hit the U.S. It’s packing 155 mph winds and potentially more than 12 feet of storm surge. → Read More

Happy fall! Autumnal equinox at 8:03 p.m.; weekend looks mainly dry

Astronomical fall begins at 8:03 pm Thursday. → Read More

Season's first frost advisory for northern Minnesota

The season’s strongest cold front so far brings frostup north. → Read More

Storms dump baseball-size hail. Windy and much colder Wednesday.

The coldest air mass in about 4 months blows into Minnesota this week. → Read More

Fair offers opportunity to kick the tires on fresh crop of electric vehicles

Curious about the Ford F150 Lightning or Mustang Mach-E? Head to the Minnesota State Fair to learn more. → Read More

100 degrees again? Another significant heat event looks likely event next week.

Forecast models suggest another heat wave next week. → Read More

Tour TV legend Don Shelby's ultra-green Excelsior home

From 80-foot wells, to a secret passageway leading to a state-of-the-art geothermal system, to a stone statue signifying the people most at risk from climate change, former WCCO news anchor and climate advocate Don Shelby has built a home meant to inspire others to act. → Read More

Tracking the severe weather risk Wednesday

Showers and strong thunderstorms are possible Wednesday. → Read More

Tornado watch in effect for much of Minnesota, including Twin Cities

NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center has issued tornado and severe thunderstorm watches for much of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, until midnight. → Read More

Tornado watch until 10 p.m. includes Twin Cities area

This is a dangerous situation for the greater Twin Cities area. Severe storms with the potential for tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail are possible in and near the watch zone. Stay alert for possible tornado warnings. → Read More

Climate change drives longer, more intense pollen seasons

Growing seasons are getting longer and plants are emitting more pollen as temperatures and carbon dioxide increase. → Read More

2021 was a boom year for batteries, but more storage is needed to fuel the energy transition

Battery storage capacity in the United States more than doubled last year. But supply chain issues and access to raw materials could slow that growth this year. → Read More

2-part storm brings rain, ice and snow to Minnesota into Thursday morning

This one is essentially a two-part weather system that will bring moisture to most of Minnesota. Let’s break down the scenario for what we can expect through Thursday with our next weather system. → Read More

Complex storm this week leaves unanswered questions

Minnesota’s next inbound storm system this week looks messy on the ground, and on the forecast models. → Read More