Tag: National Weather Service

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 4th – 8th

Mahnomen, MN — This week, April 4th – 8th, is Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week, which is a partnership between the Department of Public Safety, the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the National Weather Service to promote and broadcast general weather safety and emergency preparedness information to the public this upcoming severe weather…
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April 5, 2022 0

Red River Valley Sets Record for Blizzards

Grand Forks, ND — The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued more blizzard warnings during the 2021-2022 winter than any other winter season in history, and as we all know there is still plenty more winter to go. As of today, the National Weather Services has issued 11 Blizzard warnings, beating out the…
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February 28, 2022 0

National Weather Service Releases February 24th Spring Flood Outlook

Grand Forks, ND — The National Weather Service in Grand Forks released their most updated 2022 Spring Flood Outlook on Thursday afternoon, and as might imagine, the risk for major flooding has increased. Hydrologist Amanda Lee with the National Weather Services says with exception to some of the tributaries, the risk for significant flooding is…
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February 25, 2022 0

National Weather Service in Grand Forks Release Spring Flood Outlook for Red River Valley

Grand Forks, ND — The National Weather Service in Grand Forks released their first 2022 spring flood outlook for the Red River Valley late last week. All signs are pointing to a high likelihood of minor to moderate flooding in most of the region. Amanda Lee, Hydrologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Forks,…
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January 31, 2022 0

Smokey Air Fills Red River Valley Following Rainfall that was Disappointing for Some

Grand Forks, ND — Following the departure of Tuesday morning’s weather system, most of us who were expecting to get a whiff of that fresh rain smell got caught by surprise when instead they got a heavy dose of smoke instead. The smoke was coming from the wildfires north of Red Lake, Ontario. The National…
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July 7, 2021 0

National Weather Service Warns About Possible Heat Exhaustion During Warm Weekend

Grand Forks, ND — In this part of the country, our winters are long, spring is short and inconsistent, and when summer hits it hits hard. Well summer is officially here and its wasting no time warming up as temps today and this weekend are expected to be in the mid to upper 90s. That…
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June 4, 2021 0

NWS Offers Thoughts on the Potential for Severe Weather this Summer

Grand Forks, ND — As we wrap up Severe Weather Awareness Week and inch closer to the prime severe weather months of June, July, and August, you may be wondering if this summer is going to quiet one or a bumpy one? How the rest of this spring plays out may be factor in determining…
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April 16, 2021 0

Latest Outlook Show Little Chance of Spring Flooding Concerns

Grand Forks, ND — The National Weather Service in Grand Forks released their latest spring flooding outlook and all signs so far look promising for the Red River Valley. It’s currently well past the mid-winter mark and conditions are abnormally dry. Snowfall through early February is well below long-term winter season normal amounts. Kevin Ruud…
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February 18, 2021 0

Winter Hazard Awareness Week

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/13/20) Grand Forks, ND — This week is Winter Hazard Awareness Week, which is a collaboration of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the National Weather Service to help Minnesotans minimize the risks of winter. It comes just in time as temps are dropping to winter like normals and parts…
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November 13, 2020 0