The Last Blog Post

Today is my last day at WDAY/WDAZ, so the following is my last blog post….   One of my favorite quotes is from Stephen Hawking. “Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be…
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Winter 2013-2014 Statistics

The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released their analysis of the winter of 2013-2014 last week.  NCDC ranked the period from December 1 through February 28 as the 25th coldest on record for North Dakota.  You may recall locally it was the 16th coldest on record, but western North Dakota was not as cold making…
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March Question Of The Day

Here is a weather question to start your day.  Which first half of March, March 2013 or March 2014 was colder?  If you guessed this year, you are correct, but just by a fraction of a degree.  Last March and this one both recorded an average temperature just slightly below 18 degrees.  That is approximately…
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First 50 Of 2014

The average date of the first 50 degree high in Fargo Moorhead is March 18.  The high temperature this past Thursday was 58 degrees which was our first 50 (and nearly our first 60 degree) reading of the season. One of the keys to reaching 50 degrees is snow cover.  Although within the city limits…
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The End Of Negatives?

Our last below zero reading was a -1 degree temperature that occurred around 2:30 AM on March 5.  The temperature was well above zero much of that night, but the sky cleared just after midnight, the temperature briefly dropped below zero, then the clouds moved back in and the temperature rose to nearly 10 degrees…
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