The New Season

Today not only marks the last day of the month, but in weather also the last day of autumn, meaning tomorrow will be the beginning of climatological winter.  Any forecast you may hear for winter is always referencing the three coldest months of the year, December, January and February. Granted, our winter goes well beyond…
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Snowy Somewhere

Although Fargo Moorhead has not recorded much snowfall this season, we are only running a couple of inches below average.  Grand Forks has also observed only a few light snow events this season.  But much of the northern tier of North Dakota have recorded above average snow fall this month and parts of north central…
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Below Freezing-athon

Tomorrow is the last day of the season with an average high of 32 degrees for warmer until next spring.  Then for the next 104 days the average high will be below 32 degrees in Fargo Moorhead.  Of course that does not mean we will not be seeing any melting during this stretch, in fact,…
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Over The River And….

The iconic image of Thanksgiving is sometimes represented by a sleigh drawn by horses ferrying a family through the woods to grandmother’s house for dinner.  Of course without snow covering the ground, that sleigh would not go very far.  The problem with that image, even locally, with one of the coldest climates in the lower…
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Snow Matters

The winter of 2011-2012 was the warmest on record in Fargo Moorhead.  It was nearly 10 degrees above the current 30 year average. There is no doubt that the overall pattern last winter was a mild one. The upper level wind pattern was consistently from the west allowing mild Pacific air to dominate the season…
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