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Winter Outlook 2017-18

The outlook for Winter 2017-18 has been released. Overall, the odds tilt slightly toward colder than average temperatures and wetter than average conditions for eastern ND and northwest and west central MN. Drought conditions in the western Dakotas are likely to remain nearly the same over the winter. Read More >

Overview

A high wind event occurred over the region on Friday October 7, 2011.  Numerous wind gusts in excess of 50 mph were recorded, with some over 70 mph. These strong winds were from a southerly direction, which is very rare in our area. Most high wind events occur with westerly or northerly winds. There was also significant blowing dust in open country that reduced visibility at times. In addition, numerous tree damage occurred throughout the region. Image

Weather Map at Noon Oct. 7, 2011

Storm Reports

...HIGHEST REPORTED WIND GUSTS FOR FRIDAY OCT. 7TH...

CITY.......WIND GUST (MPH)
ANGUS/EUCLID ND........71
NORTHWOOD 10NW.........71
WALHALLA ND AWOS.......67
COOPERSTOWN ND AWOS....61
GRAND FORKS ND ASOS....60
GRAND FORKS ND NWS.....60
COOPERSTOWN 3SW ND.....59
BINFORD ND.............58
FISHER MN MNDOT........58
DONALDSON MNDOT........57
CROOKSTON MN AWOS......56
LANGDON ND AWOS........56
MUNICH 3S ND...........56
FARGO ND ASOS..........53
CASSELTON ND...........52
HALLOCK MN AWOS........52
RED LAKE FALLS MN......52

ASOS AND AWOS ARE LOCATED AT AIRPORT LOCALES.
MNDOT SITES ARE LOCATED NEAR THE LISTED TOWN.
ALL OTHER REPORTING SITES ARE PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.


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