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

State Fair attendance plummets under wilting heat

Tuesday’s fair attendance was dramatically down for the third day in a row. On the bright side, Labor Day weekend looks downright lovely and comfortable.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 11:16 PM

Heat wave bakes Minnesota; State Fair attendance way down

State Fair attendance is way down from last year; students are already weary of trying to study in stifling classrooms.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 09:54 AM

Kids sweat out first day of school in record 97-degree heat

A second straight record high for the Twin Cities made for a sweltering first day of school in Minneapolis, idled food trucks popular with downtown workers, and may be taking a toll on attendance at the Minnesota State Fair.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 02:12 PM

Minneapolis Park Board: Reroute freight trains for Southwest LRT

If freight traffic can’t be moved to St. Louis Park, then the board would accept a deep tunnel for light rail. But that could cost $300 million.

Updated: August 23, 2013, - 10:43 PM

Minneapolis ash borer plan to cost $1.2 million

Park Board tax increase funds replacing 40,000 ash trees.

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 11:54 PM

Higher lake levels in Minnesota this year mean less milfoil

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board was able to mow and harvest the clingy, stringy invasive species from city lakes with just one mower this season.

Updated: August 20, 2013, - 11:34 PM

Autumn outlook: Warm up north, wet down south

Normal September is forecast, while October and November might give the season character.

Updated: August 16, 2013, - 04:07 PM

State asks insurers: Are you ready for climate change?

It requires survey response, which will be available to the public.

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 11:47 AM

From tee to green to biffy, Minneapolis assessing its public golf courses

With the number of players declining, officials work to improve experience, from scheduling a tee time to taking a bathroom...

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 11:32 AM

Minnesota Model T enthusiast killed in crash of antique car

Karen Johnson, president of a Minnesota car club, died in a Utah rollover while on a national Model T club...

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 10:02 PM

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