Weather Forecast



June 3, 2017
Nearly one-quarter of N.D. in moderate drought conditions
June 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 27, 2017
A dry summer in parts of South Dakota resulted in a low hay supply this winter, causing challenges for Troy Hadrick and other ranchers. (Submitted by Troy Hadrick)
SD ranchers stretch feed to finish out winter
February 27, 2017 - 11:15am
December 26, 2016
McClusky Canal  Photo courtesy of Garrison Diversion Conservancy District
$1B N.D. water supply pipeline aims to begin filing permits in 2017
December 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
September 16, 2016
Bowman County livestock producers eligible for drought program
September 16, 2016 - 9:51pm
August 4, 2016
Hay bales are show. (Pixabay)
Bowman, Slope counties granted emergency CRP haying and grazing
August 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
July 12, 2016
Monty Larson, a rancher from north of Hamill,  S.D., discusses the issues his farm and ranch has been experiencing this summer. Tripp, Lyman and Brule counties are in a short dry period and have had from 25 to 75 percent of the normal rainfall. (Caitlynn Peetz/Forum News Service)
U.S. Drought Monitor shows about half of SD is too dry
July 12, 2016 - 8:26pm
July 11, 2016
Duane DeKrey, manager of the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District, which oversees the Red River Water Supply Project.
Red River water project signup deadline looms
July 11, 2016 - 9:56pm
March 7, 2016
Collector well option breathes new life into water supply project for eastern ND
March 7, 2016 - 7:46pm
April 14, 2015
Weather and climate experts expect spring will likely stay dry. (Forum News Service graphic)
Experts: Spring likely to stay dry
April 14, 2015 - 7:48pm
July 31, 2014
FNS Photo by Sean Ryan
Ronnie Prien of Stickney, S.D., stands in his cornfield Wednesday, while showing the damage after a hailstorm.
Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops
July 31, 2014 - 11:33pm
May 7, 2014
Board recommends route for proposed Red River Water Supply Project
May 7, 2014 - 6:38pm
May 11, 2013
A herd of Nokota horses browse on a pasture on the Missouri River near Linton in 2006.
Low donations, high hay prices threaten Nokota horse
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Farm Rescue picks 200th family to help
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
This U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that virtually all of North Dakota is in some stage of drought, with a small portion of land in the center of the state labeled as "abnormally dry."
Drought drying North Dakota out
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
A bison relaxes in the South Unit of Theodore National Park outside of Medora in this June photo. The water level of the Little Missouri River, which runs through the park, is quite low. Any lower, officials said, and it could be cause for wildlife to wander outside of their territory for a drink.
Badlands wildlife taking drought well, for now
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am