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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 >


Widespread rain showers and some isolated thunderstorms spread across much of the Red River Valley region, targeting the northern valley and specifically the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks area. In Grand Forks, local drainage was unable to keep up with the heavy rainfall rates, resulting in multiple reports of street flooding. The majority of the reports were between the Columbia Mall and the Hugo's on 32nd Street South. The graphic shows rainfall totals based on reports from the public and our partners.
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