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March 19, 2020
Red River in Fargo-Moorhead creeps upward as 'good, even thaw' continues
FARGO — The gradual thaw has the Red River creeping up toward the 17-foot action stage, a foot below minor flood stage but the level where...
March 19, 2020 - 6:34pm
March 13, 2020
A general look at the weather pattern in the second half of March, with WDAY's John Wheeler
March 13, 2020 - 4:27pm
March 12, 2020
Latest flood outlook is little changed, with Fargo-Moorhead still vulnerable to a top 10 flood
FARGO — The outlook for the spring flood has changed little because of the lack of snowfall since mid-January, though the 5% chance here has...
March 12, 2020 - 1:40pm
Forecasters eye potential snowstorm in Red River Valley Sunday and Monday
FARGO — Forecasters are keeping their eyes on potential weather conditions that could bring snow to the Red River Valley on Sunday and Monday,...
March 12, 2020 - 7:35am
March 10, 2020
How accurate have 'The Old Farmer's Almanac' predictions been this winter?
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a snowstorm for the period of March 16-24, but is it accurate? The long-published booklet says “snowstorm, then snow showers, very cold" for that time period. It turns out there is a pattern change coming next week that could possibly bring...
March 10, 2020 - 7:04am
March 9, 2020
Want more accurate flood and drought forecasts? Join the network of weather observers in North Dakota
FARGO — Forecasters draw upon precipitation reports from a network of observers scattered throughout North Dakota. Bigger is better when it...
March 9, 2020 - 7:00am
March 5, 2020
Relatively mild weather is on the way; WDAY's John Wheeler tells us about it
March 5, 2020 - 7:00pm
February 27, 2020
Fargo-Moorhead's risk of serious spring flood dips again
FARGO — A persistent lull in snowfall as winter wanes has resulted in a new flood outlook for the Red River in the Fargo-Moorhead area that...
February 27, 2020 - 8:04pm
WDAY's John Wheeler looks into the long-term forecast and has some encouraging weather news
February 27, 2020 - 7:30pm
February 25, 2020
Water releases decrease from Pipestem, increase from Jamestown Dam
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Less water is being released from Pipestem Dam and more from the Jamestown Dam as the water levels at both reservoirs are...
February 25, 2020 - 6:00am
February 24, 2020
The spring thaw outlook has improved a little
Since the blizzard of Jan. 17-18, a period of more than five weeks, it has snowed 2.9 inches on Fargo-Moorhead with a water content of 0.18 inches....
February 24, 2020 - 5:00am
February 20, 2020
WDAY's John Wheeler gives a general look at the weather pattern for the next two weeks
WDAY Chief Meteorologist John Wheeler offers a general look at the weather pattern in late February and early March, and talks about how a strong polar vortex leads to a milder winter. Watch the video to see the outlook through March 7.
February 20, 2020 - 8:22pm
February 18, 2020
In late winter, snow can melt at temperatures below freezing
When the current temperature is reported for Fargo, that figure is actually the temperature registered by a sensor at Hector International Airport...
February 18, 2020 - 5:00am
February 17, 2020
As winter wanes, it's turning out to be near average
The winter season is still going strong, but it's now in its mature phase, with only a few weeks likely left until spring weather takes over....
February 17, 2020 - 5:00am
February 16, 2020
Flood outlooks still all about likelihoods at this stage
This past Thursday, Feb. 13, the National Weather Service issued an updated spring flood outlook. There was very little news in it. The flood...
February 16, 2020 - 5:00am