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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 >


A strong upper level low pushing east along the Canadian border helped set the environment for severe weather on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016. Thunderstorms produced tornadoes, damaging winds, baseball size hail, as well as flash flooding across parts of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. The tabs on this page contain information regarding this event. 


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