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

Wildfires getting contained in northern Minn.; rain's on the way

Near Menahga, residents allowed to return to homes.

Updated: May 16, 2013, - 10:21 PM

Wildfires destroy homes, forcing evacuations in N. Minn., N. Wis.

More than 32 square miles scorched in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. No injuries were reported.

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 10:39 PM

Twin Cities hits record 98, St. James 102 ... and Duluth Harbor 45

The 98-degree reading in the Twin Cities was the highest temperature so early in the season for any year on record. The state record for May is 112, set in Maple Plain on May 31, 1934.

Updated: May 14, 2013, - 11:29 PM

Xcel aiming to get weather forecasts on the nose (of the wind turbine)

The utility is teaming up with a government research group to gauge variations in the power potential of renewable energy...

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 05:22 AM

Another Minnesota May ritual: Emerald ash borer emergence

Researchers are stepping up efforts to find and stall the advance of the so-far relentless tree-killer.

Updated: May 09, 2013, - 10:09 PM

Fish road races

Suckers eager to spawn raced across a flooded road near Elba, Minn., in late April.

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 05:47 PM

Late, lower-than-feared Red River crest at Fargo puts spotlight on forecasting

Fargo spent $3 million on flood that never came.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 11:01 PM

This Minnesota spring: 81 on Sunday, snow today

Summer ends a five-day visit, but it’s coming back.

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 08:40 AM

Hitchhiking in a new age

More than 30 years after his last trek, a hitchhiker finds long waits and rich (if cheap) adventures on his way across America.

Updated: April 28, 2013, - 08:25 PM

Fargo, Moorhead find new ways to fight the flooding Red River

The anxiety that might be expected with such extreme flooding potential has been replaced by a sense of calm confidence. Two feet and four years from the record flood of 2009, Fargo and Moorhead are different cities, both in appearance and attitude.

Updated: April 28, 2013, - 12:54 PM

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