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Latest CPC Outlooks Favor a Warm Mid to Late October

The latest Climate Prediction Center outlooks show above normal temperatures continuing for the Northern Plains for late October into early November. The precipitation outlooks show below normal precipitation for the rest of October. Read More >

The region experienced a wide variety of weather this past weekend, with mild temperatures in the 30s and 40s along with some rain showers on Saturday into Saturday Night giving way to colder temperatures, strong winds and some snowfall by Sunday and Sunday Night with the passage of a strong clipper system through the area.  Below are some snowfall reports and peak wind gusts recorded from the event. 

 

Highest Wind Gusts Sunday and Sunday Night

LOCATION                     SPEED                           
CANDO AIRPORT                52 MPH                          
VALLEY CITY AIRPORT          52 MPH                          
DEVILS LAKE AIRPORT          52 MPH                          
GRAFTON AIRPORT              52 MPH   
GRAND FORKS AIRPORT          52 MPH                       
FERGUS FALLS AIRPORT         51 MPH                          
GRAND FORKS AFB              51 MPH                          
WALHALLA AIRPORT             48 MPH                          
CROOKSTON AIRPORT            48 MPH                          
DETROIT LAKES AIRPORT        48 MPH                          
HALLOCK AIRPORT              48 MPH                          
FARGO AIRPORT                47 MPH                          
GWINNER (AWOS)               47 MPH                          
MOORHEAD AIRPORT             47 MPH                          
CAVALIER AIRPORT             46 MPH                          
LANGDON AIRPORT              46 MPH                          
ELBOW LAKE AIRPORT           46 MPH                          
WADENA AIRPORT               44 MPH                          
WAHPETON AIRPORT             43 MPH                          
STAPLES AIRPORT              41 MPH                          
PARK RAPIDS AIRPORT          40 MPH                          
WARROAD AIRPORT              40 MPH                          
BAUDETTE AIRPORT             39 MPH                          
FOSSTON AIRPORT              39 MPH                          
MAHNOMEN AIRPORT             37 MPH                                                  
FLAG ISLAND                  36 MPH                                                  
BEMIDJI AIRPORT              35 MPH                                                   
ROSEAU AIRPORT               33 MPH                          
MOORHEAD 2 NNE               31 MPH                          
BAGLEY                       31 MPH                          
TURTLE RIVER 3 SE            30 MPH                          
WASKISH AIRPORT              29 MPH                         

 

Snowfall Reports Through 6-7 am Monday

Location Amount
Greenbush, MN 3.8"
Sabin, MN 2.7"
Ottertail, MN 2.5"
Waskish, MN 2.5"
NWS Grand Forks, ND * 2.2"
Fargo/Moorhead 2.2"
Breckenridge 3 SE, MN 2.1"
Mayville, ND 2.0"
Michigan, ND 2.0
Rothsay, MN 2.0"
Pembina, ND 1.6"
Warren 7 NW, MN 1.6"
Sebeka, MN 1.5"
Ada, MN 1.2"
Havana, ND 1.0"
Cavalier 8 NW, ND 1.0"

* Through noon Monday

 

Images

Snow Squall Grand Forks

Pembina NDDOT Webcam Reduced Visibility Donaldson, MN webcam MNDOT reduced visbility

Images of reduced visibility from MNDOT/NDDOT webcams Sunday and from a snow squall at NWS Grand Forks on Monday.