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Freezing Rain Affected Parts of the Region on November 16/17

On the evening of Thursday, November 16th, an area of freezing rain and snow moved east-northeast across central and eastern ND into far northwestern MN. The freezing rain resulted in icy conditions, with some of the worst in the Devils Lake Basin. Read More >

An early morning thunderstorm had produced golf ball size hail in Altona, Manitoba before it made it's way across the U.S./Canadian border. The thunderstorm produced golf ball to baseball size hail across the far northern Red River Valley. The baseball size hail was reported in the Pembina area. A second thunderstorm developed just to the west of the first storm and also produced golf ball size hail. The storms weakened as they moved across Kittson County, MN.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
241 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0858 AM     HAIL             1 W PEMBINA             48.97N 97.27W 
08/28/2015  E1.50 INCH       PEMBINA            ND   PUBLIC          

            HAIL JUST ALITTLE SMALLER THAN GOLF BALLS WAS REPORTED.

0900 AM     HAIL             PEMBINA                 48.97N 97.25W 
08/28/2015  M2.75 INCH       PEMBINA            ND   PUBLIC          

0905 AM     HAIL             ST. VINCENT             48.97N 97.22W 
08/28/2015  M2.00 INCH       KITTSON            MN   PUBLIC          

0906 AM     HAIL             4 E NECHE               48.98N 97.46W 
08/28/2015  E1.75 INCH       PEMBINA            ND   PUBLIC          

            LARGE HAIL BUT NO WIND.

0907 AM     HAIL             4 WNW HUMBOLDT          48.94N 97.18W 
08/28/2015  E1.75 INCH       KITTSON            MN   PUBLIC          

0918 AM     HAIL             HUMBOLDT                48.92N 97.09W 
08/28/2015  E0.50 INCH       KITTSON            MN   PUBLIC          

            NO WIND.

0918 AM     HAIL             PEMBINA                 48.97N 97.25W 
08/28/2015  E1.75 INCH       PEMBINA            ND   PUBLIC          

            SOME GUSTS OF WIND.

0925 AM     HAIL             1 NE NORTHCOTE          48.86N 96.99W 
08/28/2015  E1.00 INCH       KITTSON            MN   PUBLIC          

0935 AM     HAIL             6 W LANCASTER           48.86N 96.93W 
08/28/2015  E0.50 INCH       KITTSON            MN   PUBLIC          

            NO WIND.