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June Heat Wave of 1995
In my last blog posting, I mentioned that the last 100 degree temperature recorded in the month of June in Fargo Moorhead was back on June 17, 1995. That 100 degree day was part of an eight day str...
6/18/13 at 7:47 AM Double Digit Junes 6/13/13 at 11:19 AM
Slow but Deadly 6/13/13 at 11:11 AM
UPDATED: Rain could stop truck traffic in McKenzie County; roads open as of 8 a.m.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. Rain could seriously hinder oil production and transportation in the states busiest oil county this weekend. The McKenzie County Commission is prepared to prohibit trucks and other...
6/8/13 at 8:16 AM 'I didn't expect to be homeless in the snow' 4/14/13 at 5:40 PM
Winter weather causes 4.2 percent drop in January oil production 3/15/13 at 11:22 PM
The word from the National Weather Service is that a wallop is coming our way. This looks like one that the whole state will be able to "enjoy" - well, yippee ki yay. Just what all us North Dakota fol...
4/13/13 at 11:30 PM The land that time forgot... 3/30/13 at 11:24 AM
Feel twice as smart... 3/11/13 at 11:20 AM
Cool it: the good, the bad and what you can do about global warming
Is there anything better than a warm, sunny day? All winter, we wait for the weather to warm up so we can throw off our sweaters and pull on our shorts. Warm days let us play in the parks and playgrou...
4/5/13 at 9:05 AM Ground Hog Day 1/25/13 at 3:30 PM
Cool off 7/19/12 at 8:00 AM
Minor auroras possible tonight March 27-28, 2013
The NOAA space weather forecast puts the chances of a minor storm of northern lights for middle latitudes at 20% tonight.As of 7:30 p.m. Central Time the Kp index, a useful indicator of potential au...
3/27/13 at 7:47 PM Solar storm may spark auroras Friday 6/22/11 at 2:15 PM
Dad and son send video camera to the stratosphere 10/19/10 at 1:32 PM
Back to bare pavement
For several weeks, I've opted to spend most of my time running indoors, on a track, going in circles. Instead of icy roads - coated thick and uneven like frosting on a homemade cake - offering up ske...
3/4/13 at 6:19 PM Rounding the corner 2/12/13 at 12:33 PM
Getting real 2/3/13 at 11:40 AM
Black Friday: Greed for the 99%'ers
Greed isn't reserved for the rich, and it isn't an all-or-nothing, good-or-evil proposition. Greed is a sneaky foe that creeps up on us normal folks, too... All alone on Thanksgiving night,I decided ...
11/27/12 at 8:49 AM
UND hosts Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium Friday
Just in time for Severe Weather Awareness week, the University of North Dakota Department of Atmospheric Sciences will be hosting The Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium on Friday, May 4 in Cli...
5/3/12 at 9:18 AM TV 'Storm chaser' and weather radar inventor Joshua Wurman coming to UND 11/12/10 at 3:48 PM
Become Part of N.D’s Climatological History
Its fun, easy and only takes five minutes a day. North Dakotans can become part of the states climatological history by becoming volunteers for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow (CoCoR...
3/7/12 at 1:23 PM
This Guy Will be Famous by the End of the Day
I have a lot in common with this guy. For the last three days I've been promoting a "real powerful" snow event that was supposed to hit last night and early this morning. Granted, I didn't do it as ...
2/29/12 at 8:16 AM Tornado Video 6/23/10 at 3:00 AM
Areavoices Digest #66 - Watching the Weather and Getting Away from it all!
I'm not going to lie. I'm more than a little envious of some of my friends right now. While going through Facebook posts I noticed one friend is enjoying Disney World with her family, another is in Ha...
2/28/12 at 3:22 PM Areavoices #37 - My Big Fat Greek Blog and more... 6/29/11 at 12:16 PM
Bloggers react to Minot Flood Crisis 6/23/11 at 3:44 PM
Why, oh why, is it so wet?
Ask a room full of people to explain why the rivers and lakes across our region have been flooding so much in recent years, and you will get myriad answers. Some answers will have elements of truth...
2/5/12 at 1:00 AM Weather is not a ‘cycle’ 1/29/12 at 1:00 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 4:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 2:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 9:00 AM
Wildlife and Warm Weather
We were out for one of our Sunday drives on a Tuesday..or maybe it was Wednesdayit was one of those really hot evenings. Every day this week has been hot and humid. I did not sweat to death at workI t...
7/23/11 at 6:04 AM Snow In May 5/8/10 at 5:46 AM
Marching in like a sheep 3/1/10 at 6:25 AM
Storm video from Saturday night (lots of lightning)
There's a big storm north of Jamestown right now. I posted a video of the lightning as seen from southwest Jamestown. This link should take you there. I'll also try to embed it below. It's not as e...
7/16/11 at 11:49 PM Storm photos 7/12/11 at 11:33 AM
Accidental rain gauge 6/15/11 at 11:31 AM