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

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

Wicked cold tightens its grip on schools, travelers and stadium work

Cars stalled, pipes burst and life slowed to a crawl.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 11:26 PM

Developers must help build Minneapolis parks

Fees or land contributions aimed to meet demand for green space.

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 12:00 PM

Environmental groups seek to double time period for comment on PolyMet proposal

The DNR says it has received 3,000 comments in the first week.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 11:51 PM

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