Brown Thanksgiving

Fargo Moorhead residents are waking up this morning to another brown Thanksgiving.   Lack of snow cover on Thanksgiving Day has become very common place in recent years.  Since the turn of the century there have been only two Thanksgivings with snow on the ground.  One was just last year when a bit over two inches…
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Thanksgiving 2012

Last year, today was a rare snowy Thanksgiving Day. Since 1950, there had only been four Thanksgivings with more than one inch of snow falling on the holiday, meaning last year made it five.  Unlike this year, there had been several previous snowfalls before that event, but the one a year ago was the first…
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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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I’m Dreaming Of A White Thankgiving

Although white Christmas’ are expected in Fargo Moorhead, if by chance you dream of playing in the snow on Thanksgiving Day, you have been out of luck in recent years.  Nine out of the past ten years have had either no snow or only a trace reported on Thanksgiving morning. That one exception was last…
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Thankful Weather

Historically, about one-half of all years will have a weather event during the four day Thanksgiving weekend that makes travel difficult, but usually the bad weather does not occur on Thursday. Since 1950, it has snowed one inch or more only four times on Thanksgiving Day and on 47 of those 58 years (81%) no…
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