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Winter Weather

  • North Dakota winters can get cold. North Dakotans take it as a point of pride that they can withstand temperatures that would make many people gasp. The winter of 1935-36 proved to be a rough one, and February was the worst of all. Trains were halted by snowdrifts. Towns were isolated. The Watertown basketball team could not get home after a game, taking refuge in a stranded Great Northern train.
  • ND Highway Patrol and Dept. of Transportation say that's slightly above normal.
  • Granville, North Dakota, recorded an 83-degree rise in temperature on this date in 1918, one of the most extreme temperature changes ever recorded. In…