Bill McAuliffe

Reporter | Weather
Phone: 612-673-7646
Bill McAuliffe covers weather, climate, the emerald ash borer and general news. He was part of a team that won an Emmy award for Red River flooding coverage in 2009. He has written books for young readers on numerous topics, including a six-book series on weather, and is a volunteer adult literacy tutor.

Recent content from Bill McAuliffe

Last chance for a moonlight swim

With warm lake waters and a bright nighttime sky, this weekend is the perfect time for a late-night dip.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 09:26 AM

Don't count on another parched July and August in Minnesota

Wet springs and early summers have given way to drought anxieties by State Fair time for the past three years. But in 2014, the wettest June on record statewide may have overpowered the budding trend.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 02:04 PM

Recent upgrades near Minnehaha Falls may have been hurt by flooding

Continuing flooding has stymied efforts to measure the mess at Minnehaha Park.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 09:59 AM

Minnesota waters getting back to normal — sort of

Fresh off a new storm that dumped at least another half-inch of rain in parts of the Twin Cities area...

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 12:16 PM

$32M in Minnesota public property flood damage — for starters

The damage reimbursed by a presidential declaration more than likely will apply only to public property — roads, bridges, parks and schools — and not homes. So homeowners, check your insurance policies.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 06:00 AM

After soggy month, we’re pining for a blue-sky July

State had its wettest June ever, Twin Cities the second. Could summer bring a dry turn?

Updated: June 30, 2014, - 09:12 PM

Round 2 of biting insects: Blackflies

First came the floods.Now comes the pestilence.Black flies, the nasty biters that can ruin a picnic even faster than mosquitoes,...

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 11:43 AM

Rainy June revives the battle to control sewage bypasses

One of the rainiest Junes on record has led to about 189 releases of untreated sewage from Minnesota communities and...

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 02:39 PM

Redevelopment broom: Chaska eyes curling to revamp downtown

Officials are proposing the metro area’s fourth curling center, confident there’s enough interest in the medieval Scottish game that the riverside city once famous for its bricks might instead become known for sliding stones.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 10:01 PM

High-water drama: Rains swell lakes, especially Minnetonka

On Lake Minnetonka, the metro area’s biggest and busiest recreational lake, a floating bog that looks like an island had to be lassoed and anchored back into place after it drifted away on high water and blocked a channel.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 11:15 PM

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