Minneapolis schools could go virtual amid heatwaves

8:45 p.m. Next weather reportThe eastern half of the Twin Cities is still in the midst of severe storms Wednesday evening.

Torrential rains and strong winds cross the metropolitan areaWCCO meteorologists Chris Shaffer and Mike Augustyniak provide an update on the unfolding storms.

Video shows flash flood in metro areaRainfall rates in downtown Minneapolis were approaching 8 inches per hour around 8:20 p.m.

8:30 p.m. Next weather reportWCCO meteorologist Mike Augustyniak shares the latest information on the tornado threat in the Twin Cities metro area.

MnDOT cameras show torrential rain in the South MetroMuch of the Twin Cities is under a tornado warning Wednesday night.

Severe weather is coming to the western metropolitan areaA number of severe thunderstorms moved through the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

8:00 p.m. Next weather reportMultiple tornado warnings were issued for the Twin Cities metro area Wednesday night.

A Minnesota native describes his humanitarian mission in UkraineWCCO photojournalist Tom Aviles shows what Lino Rulli saw while on a humanitarian mission in Ukraine.

Rosemount Ace Jessa SnippersJessa Snippes makes her presence felt among her Rosemount teammates and with every team she faces.

6:00 p.m. Next weather reportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports on severe storms rolling through southern Minnesota.

New proposal aims to ‘unleash the growler’ for Minnesota breweriesThe legislation would allow small breweries in Minnesota to sell cans of their beer in a six-pack, which they are currently not allowed to do. The proposal would also allow large breweries to sell growlers on-site.

Minneapolis schools could go virtual amid heatwavesThe district has developed a plan for extreme heat so students don’t suffocate inside buildings without air conditioning. This school year is expected to last until the end of June to make up for the teachers’ strike that lasted a week earlier this year.

Mekhi Speed ​​to charge as an adultThe teenager is expected to accept a plea deal this week. Speed’s cousin, Amir Locke, was shot dead by Minneapolis police in February in a failed raid. Locke was not a suspect in the murder his cousin is accused of committing.

Drug overdose deaths reach record highMeanwhile, a Minnesota family who lost a son to a fentanyl overdose is urging people to watch out for their friends.

5 p.m. Next weather reportThere is a threat of severe weather for the next 36 hours, including a tornado watch on Wednesday evening.

Woodbury consignment sale aims to help families save on kids’ and teens’ itemsFamilies sell tons of items for kids and teens in huge sale in Woodbury

Fishing Supply Costs Rise Before OpeningWe are two days away from the Minnesota Fishing Opener, but this year is going to be different and a bit more expensive.

Parents battle national formula shortageNot only is the national infant formula shortage continuing, it is getting worse.

Police in standoff with barricaded gunman inside Brooklyn Park homeThe police are at an impasse with a man who has barricaded himself in a house.

WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon of May 11, 2022Frank Vascellaro has the latest digital titles.

15:00 Next weather forecastMike Augustyniak has the latest forecast for the day of the next weather alert.

1 p.m. Next weather reportLisa Meadows has the latest forecast on this next day’s weather alert.

Next midday weather reportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports on the next weather warning for severe storms rumbling across Minnesota.

Rochelle Cox named acting superintendent for Minneapolis schoolsThe board voted unanimously to appoint current Associate Superintendent Rochelle Cox to the interim position. She will begin as superintendent on July 1.

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