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Winter Outlook 2017-18

The outlook for Winter 2017-18 has been released. Overall, colder than average temperatures and slightly wetter (more snow) conditions are expected. Those areas with drought (western Dakotas) are expected to remain nearly the same over the winter. Read More >

Overview

Thunderstorms formed across central and eastern North Dakota during the evening of May 22 and organized into a line of storms by late evening across eastern North Dakota. Rainfall amounts between 0.75 and 2.00 inches occurred from Valley City northeastward to Pembina. Gusty winds in the 40 to 50 mph range were common along the leading edge of the line of storms. A localized region of enhanced straight line wind damage from a microburst occurred across eastern sections of Grand Forks into East Grand Forks, with estimated wind speeds up to 100-110 mph.

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