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Heat Safety Information through the Weekend

Published 2024-07-11

New NWS SPOT forecast page is LIVE!

Published 2024-07-02

ND Severe Summer Awareness Week Coloring Contest

Published 2024-04-22

North Dakota Severe Summer Awareness Week

Published 2024-04-22

Drought Update as of April 4th

Published 2024-04-04

March 24th through 27th Event Summary

Published 2024-03-27

Event Summary for the March 24th through March 27th Heavy Snowfall Event.

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Published 2024-03-05

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February-March 2024 Weather and Climate Review

Published 2024-03-02

Monthly Weather and Climate Review

Latest CPC Climate Outlooks

Published 2024-01-31

Here are the latest Climate Prediction Center outlooks.

January 11 and 13, 2024 Blizzards Across Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

Published 2024-01-20

Summary of two blizzards on January 11th and 13th 2024.

Event Summary of December 25-27, 2023 Major Ice Storm

Published 2023-12-28

A major ice storm brought significant impacts to portions of the Northern Plains December 25-27, 2023. Here is the event summary for eastern North Dakota into northwest and west-central Minnesota. This webpage will be updated as information is collected over the next few weeks.

October 25-27, 20223, Early Season Heavy Snow Storm

Published 2023-11-01

Here is the event summary of the October 25-27, 20223, early season heavy snow storm across portions of North Dakota into northwest Minnesota.

Changes to River Gage at Wild Rice River near Abercrombie Effective October 1, 2023

Published 2023-08-16

June 24th Tornado Event

Published 2023-07-31

Surface low pressure system tracked across the North Dakota/South Dakota border creating an environment supporting the threat for low top supercells in Southeastern North Dakota into adjacent West Central Minnesota.

Event summary of the July 13, 2023, severe weather event

Published 2023-07-30

Storms produced severe weather within portions of the southern Red River Valley into portions of northwest and west-central Minnesota on July 13, 2023, including significant hail ranging from golf balls in the Fargo-Moorhead metro area to tennis and baseball sized hail southeast of Moorhead, MN, near Sabin into lakes country of west-central Minnesota.

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Published 2023-05-17

Spring Flood Monitor

Published 2023-04-13

Heavy Snow and Blizzard Event March 11 & 12, 2023

Published 2023-03-13

This is the event summary for the heavy snow and blizzard that occurred across the region March 12 and 13 2023.

February 14, 2023 Blizzard

Published 2023-03-03

This is the event summary for the blizzard that impacted the Devils Lake Basin and southern Red River Valley.

Heavy Snow Event - Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2023

Published 2023-03-03

This is the event summary for the heavy snow event that occurred in the southern Red River Valley into west-central Minnesota between Feb 28 and Mar 1 2023.

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Published 2023-03-01

July 26, 2021 Severe Event Review

Published 2021-07-30

Supercell thunderstorm formed in NW Beltrami county around 430pm intensifying as it worked its way over Lower Red Lake. Storm split into two storm cells as it neared the edge of the lake, and formed one or more tornadoes over the lake that tracked onshore. Damaging downburst winds and very large hail accompanied these two storm cells as they continued to track SE across SE Beltrami county through

June 11th Severe Event Review

Published 2021-06-11

In the early morning hours on Friday June 11th 2021 (3:00am) a line of severe thunderstorms moved into the Devils Lake Basin, stretching down toward the James River Valley. These storms where moving rather quickly toward the east around 50-55mph. Warnings were issued from the international border toward South Dakota, with damaging winds being the primary threat.

July 17, 2020, Severe Thunderstorm Event Summary

Published 2020-07-20

A line of thunderstorm swept through eastern North Dakota and into northwest and west-central Minnesota on July 17th. A tornado was reported as well as damaging winds and baseball size hail. Click the link for more information.

June 17, 2020, Severe Weather Event

Published 2020-06-18

Severe thunderstorms developed across eastern ND and moved northeast across the region on June 17th. Strong winds from the storms resulted in damaged trees and structures across the region. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Published 2020-04-07

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Published 2020-03-02

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Summary of the December 8th, 2019 Snow Event

Published 2019-12-09

A clipper system moved through the area on Sunday, bringing snow totals of 4 inches or more to much of the area with some locations receiving upwards of 6+ inches.

Event Summary of the November 30, 2019 Post-Thanksgiving Winter Storm across the Northern Plains

Published 2019-12-01

A strong winter storm brought a light glaze of ice and heavy snow to much of North Dakota and Minnesota on Saturday November 30, 2019.

Review of the October 10-12, 2019 Crippling Blizzard over eastern North Dakota and the Red River Valley

Published 2019-10-12

A crippling blizzard impacted central and eastern North Dakota and the Red River Valley on October 10-12, 2019. There were widespread road closures (including I-29, I-94, and US Hwy 2) and up to 3 feet of snow fell in parts of North Dakota.

Summary of Rainfall Totals September 28-30, 2019

Published 2019-09-30

Rainfall began in the PM hours of September 28th and continued off and on into the morning hours of the 30th.

Review of the September 20-21, 2019 Severe Weather Episode

Published 2019-09-22

This summary takes a closer look at the September 20-21, 2019 severe weather episode.

Summary of September 2nd High Wind and Hail Event

Published 2019-09-03

Severe weather event summary for September 2, 2019. All of the severe storm reports are preliminary. Wind was the predominant form of severe weather reported, especially in the Lisbon and Fargo-Moorhead areas.

Rainy Sunday and Cooler than Normal Weather Late Next Week

Published 2019-08-24

Heavy rainfall is expected for portions of the region late tonight through early Monday with cooler than normal temperatures developing late in the work week and over Labor Day weekend.

February 6th-7th Winter Event

Published 2019-02-08

A strong Winter Storm and Blizzard struck most of eastern North Dakota and the northwest quarter of Minnesota on February 6th and 7th. This event summary takes a closer look at the event.

October 10-11 Heavy Snow Event

Published 2018-10-11

A band of heavy snow set up in eastern North Dakota and parts of far northwest Minnesota on October 10 and the morning of October 11 with reports of over a foot of snow!

July 4, 2018 Early Morning Line of Severe Storms & Bemidji Tornado

Published 2018-07-04

December 20th 2017 Winter Storm Summary

Published 2017-12-21

While most locations in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota received light snow, a swath of heavier snow fell along a line from south of Devils Lake, through Hillsboro and Halstad, to just north of Park Rapids.