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 bicyclist, 24, killed in hit-and-run

Neighbors comfort victim’s family, who came from rural Minnesota to get information.

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 10:46 AM

July 3: Emerald ash borer faces war in the streets

Predatory wasps were let loose in three locations, and Lake Harriet’s “Elf Tree” got an inoculation.

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 11:43 AM

Minnesota firefighters mourn Arizona colleagues

News that 19 elite “hotshot” firefighters were killed in Arizona Sunday weighed heavily on some of the more than 500...

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 12:37 AM

Minnesota lakes just reaching swimming temperatures

After a late ice-out and slow spring warmup, Minnesota lakes appear to be approaching safely swimmable temperatures just in time...

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 09:23 PM

Minnesota likely out in front of carbon emissions, climate change mandates

State already ahead of climate change mandates with declines in coal-burning electricity production, more.

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 09:45 PM

High water will put boaters, park users in limbo

Some reservations will need to be changed at Fort Snelling State Park because of flooded trails caused by the rising...

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 01:40 AM

June 24: Some merchants gain, others lose in storm

Crews from more than a dozen states are trying to bring that number to zero in what Xcel Energy has called an outage unlike any it has ever experienced.

Updated: June 24, 2013, - 11:07 PM

Hundreds of thousands lack power in Twin Cities; flood risk looms tonight

A lazy warm front spawned a series of storms that battered Minnesota with wind, hail and heavy rain. More storms are expected Saturday night.

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 08:02 AM

Duluth's flood recovery will involve upgrades to sewers, fish habitat

The new system will include the equivalent of highway rest areas for fish, officials said.

Updated: June 09, 2013, - 07:41 PM

Minnesota safety experts draw lessons from Oklahoma tornadoes

Minnesota officials seek better warning alerts for severe storms.

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 06:25 AM

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