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June 22nd - 100th Anniversary of the 1919 Fergus Falls F5 Tornado

June 22, 2019 will be the 100th anniversary of the deadly F5 tornado that hit Fergus Falls, Minnesota. This event review looks back at that historic day. Read More >

Overview

The first major winter storm of 2018 in North Dakota and Minnesota occurred on January 10 and 11. Gusty winds combined with falling snow to produce blizzard conditions in the Red River Valley. These conditions lead to the closure of I-29 from Fargo to the Canadian border in North Dakota and the closure of US-2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston. The heaviest snow fell from Devils Lake to Valley northeast through Grand Forks to Thief River Falls with the highest totals near 7 inches in Buxton and Grand Forks.
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