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Check the Progress of Current River Rises and River Forecasts

Although temperatures will begin a downward trend, area rivers will continue to respond to the record breaking mid-February thaw. Check the latest river conditions and forecasts here. Read More >

Toward a Climate Smart Nation  Americans' health, security, and economic well being are tied to climate and weather. This briefing sheet describes how NOAA is leveraging its climate science and services to help the nation prepare for the impacts of climate variability and change.
Red River Valley and Lakes Region Climate Information


Local Area Observed Maximum (left) & Minimum (right) temperatures


Maximum available 830 pm CDT / 730 pm CST Minimum available 830 am CDT / 730 am CDT

Temperature & Precipitation Reports
Local Drought Page
Freeze / Frost Information Page
 Information of Interest to Area Growers
NOAA/NWS Climate Decision Support Services

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1981 - 2010 Climate Normals Information 30 year climate normals are available by clicking here. Quick Links to North Dakota and Minnesota

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Additional Sources for Climate Information