National Weather Service

Creating tomorrow's climate prediction tools

May 22, 2018

Climate and weather researchers from across the U-S as well as Canada and Japan are in Fargo discussing the latest research and it can be made into workable tools… Prairie Public Reporter Todd McDonald has details...

Blizzard conditions begin the week for eastern N.D.

Dec 4, 2017

After seeing rain in eastern and central North Dakota much of the morning, National Weather Service officials say the precipitation is changing over to snow. Meteorologist Pete Speicher says the new moisture is part of an incoming weather system expected to create blizzard-like conditions for parts of the listening area…

"...this afternoon the winds are really going to jump up. By 3 p.m., about the time schools will be getting out, we're looking for 45 to 55 mile-per-hour gusts. The will blow any new snow around creating reduced visibilities."

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has released its first Spring Flood Outlook of the year.

This spring marks the 10th Anniversary of the historic Red River Flood of 1997. As Reporter Todd McDonald tells us, many of those working on protecting the region from future floods are taking time to reflect on what brought us to this point…