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

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

Minneapolis Park Board considers changing date for Powderhorn fireworks

Despite Powderhorn’s long tradition, park police say they cannot oversee two shows anymore. Neighborhood will weigh the options.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 09:26 PM

'The Yard' could be a demanding gift for Minneapolis Park Board

Even mowing isn’t in budget for green space near new stadium.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 07:47 AM

Former Fuji-Ya will yield its riverfront spot to even older landmarks

The remains of the long-abandoned Fuji-Ya restaurant will be torn down and the slope beneath it peeled away to make way for a new park featuring unearthed ruins beneath them as part of the latest Mississippi River redevelopment plan.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 12:11 PM

Silver lining? Cold snap cripples emerald ash borer threat

That won’t remove the mortal threat the invasive insect poses for Minnesota’s nearly 1 billion ash trees. But even a partial kill-off could buy some time for cities and homeowners.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 10:09 PM

Mother Nature wasn't too hard on Minnesota in 2013

Oh, there were lapses, but only 15 tornadoes were identified, the fewest since 1990. And the state’s long-term warming trend took a break in the year’s final weeks.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 08:17 AM

The year in weather review

Minnesota once again became a chilly kingdom in 2013. Snow fell heavily into May, and the year ended with a...

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 04:37 PM

Minnesota braces for brutal cold, icy roads

Just before midnight Monday, temperatures in the Twin Cities dropped to 23 below, the coldest in a decade and practically a generation.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 07:30 AM

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