National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Eastern North Dakota/Northwest Minnesota
Weather Forecast Office (WFO)


NWS WFO Grand Forks, ND - Located in Grand Forks, ND NWS FGF Forecast Area



NWS Grand Forks and Community NWS Grand Forks History

Meet our Staff
Meteorologist-in-Charge (MIC) Mindy Beerends
Science Operations Officer (SOO) Tommy Grafenauer
Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) Jim Kaiser
Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA) Michael Lukasz
Service Hydrologist (SH) Amanda Lee
Information Technology Officer (ITO) Gigi Nunn
Administrative Support Assistant (ASA) Jeannette Ringuette 
Observations Program Leader (OPL) Brad Hopkins
Lead Meteorologists
Vince Godon
Tim Lynch
Dan Riddle
Jennifer Ritterling
Daniel Robinson
Carl Jones
Alexandra Kent
Mathew Mclaughlin
Austin Perroux
Jacob Spender
Tyler Thomas
Pathways Student
Blake Rafferty
Electronic Technicians
Drew Benton
David Masterson