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Latest CPC Outlooks Favor a Warm Mid to Late October

The latest Climate Prediction Center outlooks show above normal temperatures continuing for the Northern Plains for late October into early November. The precipitation outlooks show below normal precipitation for the rest of October. Read More >

Widespread precipitation impacted the region on Thursday.  Rain changed to snow over parts of eastern North Dakota into northwestern Minnesota, although accumulations up to around an inch of snow occurred mainly on grassy surfaces.  The first measurable snowfall of this winter season occurred at Grand Forks, where about an inch of snow fell.

Liquid Precipitation Map

Storm Total Precipitation Map

* Map based on observed rainfall reports.

 

Text Reports (Liquid)

      ...36-HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS ENDING FRIDAY(11/06/15)...

PRECIPITATION IN MINNESOTA...                                RAINFALL
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                                        IN INCHES
  ARGYLE (MARSHALL)............................................. 1.16
  LANCASTER (KITTSON)........................................... 1.06
  WARREN 7NW (MARSHALL)......................................... 1.02
  WARREN (MARSHALL)............................................. 0.90
  GREENBUSH (ROSEAU)............................................ 0.88
  LAPORTE 3WNW (HUBBARD)........................................ 0.79
  UNDERWOOD 8NNE (OTTER TAIL)................................... 0.66
  BEMIDJI (BELTRAMI)............................................ 0.65
  ADA (NORMAN).................................................. 0.63
  AWOS @ HALLOCK (KITTSON)...................................... 0.61
  OTTERTAIL (OTTER TAIL)........................................ 0.59
  HALSTAD (NORMAN).............................................. 0.58
  RED LAKE FALLS ON CLEARWATER RIVER (RED LAKE)................. 0.56
  LONG LOST LAKE (CLEARWATER)................................... 0.49
  ASOS @ PARK RAPIDS (HUBBARD).................................. 0.49
  SEBEKA (WADENA)............................................... 0.49
  ROSEAU (ROSEAU)............................................... 0.48
  NEW YORK MILLS (OTTER TAIL)................................... 0.47
  SABIN (CLAY).................................................. 0.46
  ASOS @ BAUDETTE (LAKE OF THE WOODS)........................... 0.43
  DILWORTH 1WNW (CLAY).......................................... 0.39
  TAMARC WMR (BECKER)........................................... 0.37
  LAKE PARK 6S (BECKER)......................................... 0.36
  BRECKENRIDGE 3SE (WILKIN)..................................... 0.34
  MENAHGA 2WSW (WADENA)......................................... 0.34
  ROTHSAY (WILKIN).............................................. 0.31
  FERGUS FALLS 1E (OTTER TAIL).................................. 0.28
  PELICAN RAPIDS 6E (OTTER TAIL)................................ 0.26
  CAMP NORRIS DNR (BELTRAMI).................................... 0.26
  AWOS @ WARROAD (LAKE OF THE WOODS)............................ 0.24
  DENT 5NW (OTTER TAIL)......................................... 0.22
  AWOS @ DETROIT LAKES (BECKER)................................. 0.21
  AWOS @ ROSEAU (ROSEAU)........................................ 0.21
  AWOS @ WASKISH (BELTRAMI)..................................... 0.20
  AWOS @ FERGUS FALLS (OTTER TAIL).............................. 0.18
  WASKISH (BELTRAMI)............................................ 0.12

PRECIPITATION IN NORTH DAKOTA...                             RAINFALL
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                                        IN INCHES
  MAYVILLE (TRAILL)............................................. 0.97
  MICHIGAN UCOOP (NELSON)....................................... 0.96
  GRAND FORKS NWS (GRAND FORKS)................................. 0.90
  OSLO 3WNW (WALSH)............................................. 0.89
  ASOS @ GRAND FORKS AP (GRAND FORKS)........................... 0.87
  GRAND FORKS 5SW (GRAND FORKS)................................. 0.86
  PEMBINA (PEMBINA)............................................. 0.78
  LANKIN 6E (WALSH)............................................. 0.75
  LISBON (RANSOM)............................................... 0.67
  DURBIN (CASS)................................................. 0.63
  CASSELTON AGRONOMY FARM (CASS)................................ 0.62
  VALLEY CITY 2NW (BARNES)...................................... 0.62
  WEST FARGO 4SSE (CASS)........................................ 0.62
  MCLEOD (RICHLAND)............................................. 0.61
  CAVALIER (PEMBINA)............................................ 0.55
  FARGO 5SW (CASS).............................................. 0.55
  HAVANA (SARGENT).............................................. 0.53
  ASOS @ FARGO AIRPORT (CASS)................................... 0.52
  FARGO 3NE (CASS).............................................. 0.51
  GRACE CITY 3N (EDDY).......................................... 0.48
  FARGO 3SSE (CASS)............................................. 0.46
  PENN 6SE (RAMSEY)............................................. 0.45
  FARGO 4NNE (CASS)............................................. 0.40
  STARKWEATHER (RAMSEY)......................................... 0.39
  NEW ROCKFORD 4N (EDDY)........................................ 0.37
  HATTON 9NW (STEELE)........................................... 0.35
  LIDGERWOOD (RICHLAND)......................................... 0.32
  ABERCROMBIE (RICHLAND)........................................ 0.30
  AWOS @ DEVILS LAKE (RAMSEY)................................... 0.27
  CAVALIER 8WNW (PEMBINA)....................................... 0.23
  ESMOND 9NNW (BENSON).......................................... 0.22
  NEW ROCKFORD 1ESE (EDDY)...................................... 0.20
  SARLES 5NE (CAVALIER)......................................... 0.17
  LANGDON EXP FARM (CAVALIER)................................... 0.15

Text Reports (Snowfall)

SNOWFALL...                                                 SNOWFALL
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                                        IN INCHES
  GREENBUSH (ROSEAU)............................................  1.5
  RED LAKE FALLS (RED LAKE).....................................  1.0
  GRAND FORKS AIRPORT (GRAND FORKS).............................  1.0
  GRAND FORKS NWS (GRAND FORKS).................................  0.8 
  ARGYLE (MARSHALL).............................................  0.5