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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Spring Outlook

Once again I was asked by the State Climatologist in North Dakota to write a summary to what I expect for the upcoming season.  What I wrote can be found below.  It can also be found in the State Climate Bulletin to be published soon.   Spring and autumns are always the most difficult to forecast because…
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Bismarck Rain

A slow moving complex of Thunderstorms triggered areas of heavy rainfall in central North Dakota yesterday.  Some of the totals near Bismarck are listed below.  The data is from the National Weather Service in Bismarck. Rainfall Totals for June 15 LATEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM JUNE 15 HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT. LOCATION……..AMOUNT……….TIME BISMARCK 5 E…………….7.20 INCHES…..1115 PM…
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