NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND snow goose migration update
Update Date: April11
As expected with the recent mild weather conditions, a major movement of snow geese is occurring in the state. Birds have been observed from the Canadian border to South Da... Posted on 4/11/14 at 1:39 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Why Spring Snow Melts Quickly
Snow that falls in late March and April tends to melt quickly. There are several reasons for this. Average temperatures are much higher this time of year than in winter. In April, it is difficult t... Posted on 4/1/14 at 10:15 PM
NIE ROCKS! Happy Snow Day! A look at a snowflake's six sides
Here's a look at a snowflake's six sides from Bill Marvel at The Dallas Morning News and McClatchy Tribune.
By Bill Marvel, The Dallas Morning News
Next time it snows, take a minute from sledding o... Posted on 4/1/14 at 10:55 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Committee OKs classes instead of traffic tickets
By Don Davis
Local Minnesota governments could offer classes instead of fines to drivers ticketed for minor traffic violations, a House transportation committee decided Tuesday.
On a unanimous vote, ... Posted on 3/18/14 at 8:18 PM
THE ARTS CENTER: CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY #EmbraceWinterMovement and Become Part of an Exhibit
Combine photography, fitness and become part of an exhibit at The Arts Center.I'm asking you to get involved and share in this challenge with methere are prizes!
These days we are all about capturi... Posted on 2/26/14 at 4:57 PM
AUSTIN, Texas - Americans from Texas to New York were steeling on Thursday for an icy blast of winter storms expected to blanket roads and power lines with ice and threaten travel across a wide swath of the United States, forecasters said.
DILWORTH, Minn. - Blowing snow and deteriorating road conditions have led Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton schools to close at 12:30 p.m. today, Barnesville schools will have their buses on the road by 1 p.m., and all of Moorhead’s public and private schools are dismissing classes one hour early.
PIERRE, S.D. – In the span of 24 hours, the scenic Black Hills in South Dakota were coated in up to 3½ feet of wet, heavy snow, one of several Great Plains states walloped by a storm system that’s caused millions of dollars in damage.
Measuring how much melt sinks into soil an inexact science
FARGO – The science of measuring how much of a spring snowmelt has sunk into soil – a crucial part of flood predictions – is far from perfect, and it’s one of the reasons forecasting the Red River’s rise has been difficult this year.
Near-blizzard conditions expected in valley through early Monday
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks issued a winter storm warning that included the entire state of North Dakota and parts of western Minnesota about 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The storm is set to last until Monday morning.
FARGO – Spring in the Red River Valley suffered another cold and snowy setback Thursday as 2 to 10 inches of wet flakes fell on the northern edge of a more serious winter storm that continued to pound eastern South Dakota and much of southern Minnesota.
FARGO – Xcel Energy has sent five North Dakota crews to Sioux Falls, S.D., to assist with recovery from a major ice storm, and the Fargo Fire Department also has a dozen firefighters ready to respond if needed, officials said.
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