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Cold Through the Rest of February

The longer term Climate Prediction Center outlooks continue to show higher probabilities for below normal temperatures throughout the rest of February. Read More >

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Cold Through the Rest of February

Published 2019-02-12

The longer term Climate Prediction Center outlooks continue to show higher probabilities for below normal temperatures throughout the rest of February.

February 6th-7th Winter Event

Published 2019-02-08

A strong Winter Storm and Blizzard struck most of eastern North Dakota and the northwest quarter of Minnesota on February 6th and 7th. This event summary takes a closer look at the event.

January 23-24, 2019 Ground Blizzard

Published 2019-01-25

Blizzard conditions were experienced across parts of the Northern Plains on January 23rd and 24th as winds gusting as high as 56 mph blew through the region. Snow had fallen two days prior to the strong winds, creating conditions ripe for a ground blizzard. Very little snow actually fell on the 23rd and 24th. However, conditions were very dangerous for travelers across the region.

Potential Ground Blizzard Wednesday Afternoon through Thursday Morning

Published 2019-01-22

A winter storm watch has been issued for portions of the area.

Extreme Cold Safety - Hypothermia and Frostbite

Published 2019-01-16

With an extended period of very cold temperatures forecast this weekend, see this link for safety tips to combat frostbite and hypothermia from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2018 Climate Summary

Published 2019-01-03

Wondering how 2018 turned out? This summary shows temperature, precipitation, snowfall, and warning statistics for the year.

New Years Eve Ground Blizzard

Published 2019-01-02

During the early morning hours on New Years Eve strong winds pushed southward through the Red River Valley causing blowing snow that led to white out conditions from the Canadian to the South Dakota borders.

2018 in Photos - Happy New Year from the NWS in Grand Forks

Published 2018-12-29

This video shows some of our 2018 monthly photo contest entries. Thanks to all who contributed photos this past year!

Long Term Outlook - Dec 7th, 2018

Published 2018-12-08

Here's a short video discussing the long term outlook focused on the Northern Plains region.

It's Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota, Nov 5-9.

Published 2018-11-04

Winter weather showed up earlier this fall and could hit again before this week is out, so check our Winter Weather page for details... and get yourself ready! This week, November 5th through the 9th, is Winter Hazard Awareness Week across Minnesota.