Dry November

Although the last week of November finished quite cold, most of the month was very mild. The main storm track during the month of November was well off to our north. That kept this area in a mild western flow until the last few days of the month. The month finished about four degrees warmer…
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Negative

This past Tuesday we had a first below zero reading of the season.  Coming after a mild weekend it probably came as quite a shock to most people.  In the past ten years our first below zero morning has varied from a very early November 8 in 2003 to a very late December 25 back…
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Sub-Freezing

This past Wednesday Fargo Moorhead recorded the first high temperature below 32 degrees this season.  Over the past 15 years the average date for this occurrence has been around November 10.  But in our highly variable climate our first sub-freezing high temperature has varied from October 25 to November 27 since 1992. It will probably…
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Winter Travel

Over the next several months the most asked question in the weather center will be about road conditions.  We generally have a very good handle on weather conditions, but road conditions vary so much across the region that giving specific road conditions for all the different roads in the area is a nearly impossible task.  …
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Cyclone Sidr

Tropical systems have different names based on the area they formed in.  In the Atlantic they are called Hurricanes, in the western Pacific they are referred to as Typhoons and in the Indian Ocean they are Tropical Cyclones.  A devastating cyclone named Sidr hit Bangladesh with wind of 150 mph late last week.  Bangladesh is…
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