Snow Records

Even with the additional snowfall from earlier this week, Fargo Moorhead remains well below the record setting 117 inches that fell during the winter of 1996-1997. Two other cities in our area have or likely will exceed their all-time records. International Falls, Minnesota with the additional 7.4 inches from earlier this week (through March 31)…
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Long Wet Stretch

On June 1, 2008, much of the area was listed as either abnormally dry or as having drought conditions by the Climate Prediction Center. Fargo Moorhead was not experiencing dry conditions because of the late spring snowfall, but most people were anxious for some moisture. Quickly the conditions when from dry to wet and by…
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First 50

The average date for our first 50 degree day of spring is on March 18. Such a temperature is possible Saturday afternoon. The first 50 degree day of the year has occurred as early as February 4 in 1925 to as late as April 17 back in 1979. But it appears to be occurring very…
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Snow Cover

Almost all the white you see on the image below is snow cover as the clouds at the time of this image were quite patchy.  You’ll notice the northern Red River Valley is nearly snow free snow and even the southern Red River Valley is getting darker as the warmer weather is slowly melting that…
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No More Negatives?

Although below zero temperatures are still possible, the odds favor us not seeing a negative low temperature again until next winter. This past cold season has certainly brought with it our fair share of below zero readings So far we have officially recorded 61 below zero days this season, the most since the winter of…
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