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

Low chances of major Minnesota flooding in latest outlook

Despite a winter-long buildup of snow, particularly in eastern Minnesota, chances of serious spring river flooding across the region are...

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 08:48 PM

City streets could be runway-clear, but the price would be high

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport benefits from costly ice-busting chemical, fewer miles to keep free of snow and less traffic to deal with.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 05:11 AM

No fireworks for Powderhorn Park this July 4th

Safety and expense prompt neighborhood to review what kind of July 4th celebration might replace the fireworks tradition

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 08:21 PM

Students killed in crash on icy highway near Northfield

Two others in the SUV hit by a semi were hurt.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 04:05 PM

Spring may not be in the air, but it is on the calendar

Now in the rearview: the fourth snowiest meteorological winter on record in the Twin Cities, the ninth coldest ever and the coldest winter in 36 years.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 04:01 PM

No relief in sight: Deep freeze stalls road recovery

A fresh batch of frigid temperatures — and potential blizzard conditions Wednesday from wind-driven drifts across much of Minnesota — mean there’s no relief in sight for drivers.

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 02:55 PM

Minneapolis seeking $64 million for city, park projects

Face-lifts for “dated and degraded” Nicollet Mall and slowly sinking Sculpture Garden are high on to-do list.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Price tag for below-par Minneapolis golf course upgrades: $34 million

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board will address strategies over the next few months to improve the courses, with public input.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 08:58 AM

Long-awaited thaw coming, but don't put those boots away

Highs near freezing Thursday are coming on the heels of the most winter days with lows below zero in more than 30 years. After a low near zero Friday and a cool weekend, Presidents’ Day will bring rain, snow (and maybe sun) and a high of 36.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 05:33 AM

Mpls. Park Board to seek study of LRT tunnel under Kenilworth channel

Mpls. Park Board wants more information on option under channel.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 10:10 PM

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