Double “C”

The last time Fargo/Moorhead has hit 100 degrees or higher two times during one summer was back in 1989.  Now that we’ve broken the streak of 11 years between 100 degree days (June 17, 1995 to July 15, 2006) we have a shot of two this year as it is looking very warm this weekend.…
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30 Days

Yesterday, July 24th, Fargo Hector Int’l Airport had 0.22" of rain.  That was the first measurable rain recorded at that site since June 24th, when 0.39" was reported, so it was exactly one month between measurable rain.  I say measurable because there were several days, both at the end of June and throughout July where…
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How Dry Is It?

When you think of dry summers in the Red River Valley, the years 1936, 1976, 1988 and 1989 usually come to mind.  How is 2006 fairing in comparison to those years? Below you will find the total rainfall in Fargo/Moorhead for June though July 15th (approxiate half-ways point of summer) for each year: 1936: 0.50″2006:…
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Heat Waves

   As we enter what looks to be an extended period of 90+ temperature, here is a look at 90+ runs over the last 20 years.  Hitting 90+ for more then six days has only happened 5 times since 1986, they are the following: Aug 14-19 2003Aug. 3-8   2001June 14-21 1995July 26-31 1988July 2-7 1988…
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