U.S. National Hurricane Center is following tropical storm Rene, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. Additional strengthening is expected, but the storm is not posing a threat to land at this time.
Hidden in a forest north of Grand Rapids is a multi-million dollar research project that has global implications. The study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy is exploring the impacts of rising temperatures on wetlands.
Frost will be possible in parts of the Northland overnight into Tuesday morning and freezing conditions will be possible for some early Wednesday morning. Take steps to protect sensitive vegetation and outdoor plumbing.