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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 >

Cooperative Observer Program

NWS cooperative weather observers--enter your daily reports via the internet by clicking here.
 

     Cooperative Weather Observer reports
 
These supplemental reports contain information obtained from Cooperative Weather Observers. The information they provide may include high and low temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, snowdepth, water equivalent of the snow pack, and manual river gage readings. This information is vital for both the development of short term meteorological and hydrologic forecasts as well as assessing longer term climate changes. Some of the equipment used by the Coop Observer is displayed below.
Co-op equipment