Frost Advisory issued May 24 at 6:50PM CDT until May 25 at 9:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Temperatures as low as 33 will result in frost formation. * WHERE…Portions of northwest Minnesota and northeast and southeast North Dakota. * WHEN…From 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Saturday. * IMPACTS…Frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

Special Weather Statement issued May 24 at 4:33PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 432 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles southeast of Key West to near Melvin. Movement was northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include… Crookston, Red… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 24 at 4:33PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 24 at 4:04PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 404 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms capable of producing a landspout along a line extending from near Thompson to near Climax. Movement was north at 25 mph. HAZARD…Landspouts and wind gusts up to 50 mph. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 24 at 4:04PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Frost Advisory issued May 24 at 2:48PM CDT until May 25 at 9:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Temperatures as low as 33 will result in frost formation. * WHERE…Portions of northwest Minnesota and northeast and southeast North Dakota. * WHEN…From 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Saturday. * IMPACTS…Frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

Grand Forks, ND 7 Day Forecast

Detailed Forecast Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Thursday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy,… Continue reading Grand Forks, ND 7 Day Forecast

Thief River Falls, MN 7 Day Forecast

Detailed Forecast This Afternoon A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance… Continue reading Thief River Falls, MN 7 Day Forecast

Crookston, MN 7 Day Forecast

Detailed Forecast Today A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight A 20 percent… Continue reading Crookston, MN 7 Day Forecast

Tornado Touches Down Near Hayfield, Minnesota; More Severe Weather Expected Tuesday

HAYFIELD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – No damage has been reported after a tornado touched down Monday evening in southeastern Minnesota’s Dodge County. Trained spotters confirmed a small twister near Hayfield around 6:30 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Dodge County around that time. Hail ranging from 1 to 1.25 inches was also… Continue reading Tornado Touches Down Near Hayfield, Minnesota; More Severe Weather Expected Tuesday

Wind Advisory issued May 21 at 8:44AM CDT until May 22 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Wadena, East Becker, Mahnomen, Norman, South Clearwater, West Becker, and East Otter Tail Counties. * WHEN…From noon today to 1 AM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few… Continue reading Wind Advisory issued May 21 at 8:44AM CDT until May 22 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Wind Advisory issued May 21 at 8:44AM CDT until May 22 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Hubbard, Lake Of The Woods, North Beltrami, South Beltrami, East Polk, and North Clearwater Counties. * WHEN…From 2 PM this afternoon to 7 AM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down… Continue reading Wind Advisory issued May 21 at 8:44AM CDT until May 22 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

No Major Storm Damage Reported After Friday Night Thunderstorm in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – No major storm damage has been reported following the thunderstorm that swept through Grand Forks on Friday night. The National Weather Service recorded wind gusts of up to 59 mph, but no significant damages were reported as of early Saturday morning. As of 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, the temperature was… Continue reading No Major Storm Damage Reported After Friday Night Thunderstorm in Grand Forks

BREAKING NEWS: Severe Weather Moving into the Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news from Grand Forks: a severe thunderstorm was rolling through the area at 8:28 p.m. on Friday. Columbia Road experienced high winds followed by heavy downpours. The skies turned black, creating ominous conditions. A weather map indicates severe thunderstorm warnings up and down the valley on either side of… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Severe Weather Moving into the Valley

Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 8:54PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 854 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Lancaster, or 42 miles northeast of Grafton, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph and nickel size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible.… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 8:54PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 8:37PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 837 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Alvarado to near Bygland to 6 miles southwest of Cummings. Movement was east at 40 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and penny size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 8:37PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 7:59PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 759 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Forest River to 7 miles northwest of Holmes to near Golden Lake. Movement was east at 40 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and penny size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 7:59PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Frost Advisory issued May 12 at 2:07PM CDT until May 13 at 8:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Temperatures as low as 34 will result in frost formation. * WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota. * WHEN…From 3 AM to 8 AM CDT Monday. * IMPACTS…Frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

Air Quality Alert issued May 12 at 10:39AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an Air Quality Alert for fine particles pollution. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to reach the Red or Unhealthy category. * WHERE…All of northwestern and north central Minnesota. * WHEN…Until 8AM CDT Monday. * IMPACTS…Some members of the general public may experience health effects. Sensitive… Continue reading Air Quality Alert issued May 12 at 10:39AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 12 at 10:11AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Relative humidity values will drop to 20 to 25 percent this afternoon. Southwest winds are expected to range from 10 to 20 mph with gusts to near 25 mph. Given the extremely dry fuels, near critical fire weather conditions are expected through the afternoon. Any fire that does develop has the potential to quickly spread.… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 12 at 10:11AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 11 at 10:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Relative humidity values will drop to 20 to 25 percent this afternoon and early evening. Southwest winds are expected to range from 10 to 15 mph with gusts to near 20 mph. Given the extremely dry fuels, near critical fire weather conditions are expected through early evening. Any fire that does develop has the potential… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 11 at 10:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 11 at 3:23AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Relative humidity values will drop into the range of 20 to 25 percent. Southwest winds are expected to range from 10 to 15 mph with gusts to near 20 mph. Given the extremely dry fuels, near critical fire weather conditions are expected through late this afternoon. Any fire that does develop has the potential to… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 11 at 3:23AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 10 at 6:48AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Relative humidity values will drop into the middle 20 percent to upper 20 percent range along with northwest winds gusting up to 45 mph. Areas in the Red River Valley are expected to see the lowest RH values and gustiest winds. Given the extremely dry fuels, near critical fire weather conditions are expected through late… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 10 at 6:48AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued May 7 at 3:24PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 322 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Waukon, or 42 miles north of Detroit Lakes, moving north at 40 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include… Fertile, McIntosh, Winger, Gary, Maple Bay,… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued May 7 at 3:24PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Wind Advisory issued May 6 at 3:11PM CDT until May 7 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and northeast and southeast North Dakota. * WHEN…From 10 AM this morning to 1 AM CDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a… Continue reading Wind Advisory issued May 6 at 3:11PM CDT until May 7 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Wind Advisory issued May 6 at 3:28AM CDT until May 7 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and northeast and southeast North Dakota. * WHEN…From 10 AM this morning to 1 AM CDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a… Continue reading Wind Advisory issued May 6 at 3:28AM CDT until May 7 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Wind Advisory issued May 5 at 2:19PM CDT until May 7 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and northeast and southeast North Dakota. * WHEN…From 10 AM Monday to 1 AM CDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few… Continue reading Wind Advisory issued May 5 at 2:19PM CDT until May 7 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued April 30 at 8:09AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Areas of fog occasionally reducing visibility to around one- quarter mile have developed across eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Travelers should be prepared for rapidly deteriorating visibility, and to use extra caution at intersections, railroad crossings, and school bus stops. The fog is expected to improve by late morning.

Red Flag Warning issued April 25 at 4:45PM CDT until April 25 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* AFFECTED AREA…In Minnesota, West Polk, Norman, Clay, Kittson, Roseau, Lake Of The Woods, West Marshall, East Marshall, North Beltrami, Pennington, Red Lake, East Polk, North Clearwater, South Beltrami, Mahnomen, South Clearwater, Hubbard, West Becker, East Becker, Wilkin, West Otter Tail, East Otter Tail, Wadena and Grant. * WINDS…South 15 to 30 mph with gusts… Continue reading Red Flag Warning issued April 25 at 4:45PM CDT until April 25 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Blowing Dust Advisory issued April 25 at 4:26PM CDT until April 25 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…Visibility between one-quarter and one mile in blowing dust. * WHERE…In Minnesota, Kittson, Norman, West Marshall, and West Polk Counties. In North Dakota, Pembina County. * WHEN…Until 8 PM CDT this evening. * IMPACTS…Hazardous driving conditions due to reduced visibility. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Critical fire weather conditions will continue through 8 PM today. Blowing dust… Continue reading Blowing Dust Advisory issued April 25 at 4:26PM CDT until April 25 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Red Flag Warning issued April 25 at 12:45PM CDT until April 25 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening. * AFFECTED AREA…In Minnesota, West Polk, Norman, Clay, Kittson, Roseau, Lake Of The Woods, West Marshall, East Marshall, North Beltrami, Pennington, Red Lake, East Polk, North… Continue reading Red Flag Warning issued April 25 at 12:45PM CDT until April 25 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 4:18AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Relative humidity values will drop to around 20 percent and fuels remain dry as most grasses have not greened up yet. Despite winds under 10 mph today, the dry conditions will cause near critical fire weather conditions this afternoon and early evening. Any fire that does develop has the potential to quickly spread. For more… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 4:18AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Red Flag Warning issued April 22 at 7:56PM CDT until April 22 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

…RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRATION FOR THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA… Critical fire weather conditions are no longer occurring in southeast North Dakota. However, near critical fire weather conditions will continue into this evening as winds stay gusty and RH values slowly rebound.

Red Flag Warning issued April 22 at 2:56PM CDT until April 22 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

…RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH EARLY EVENING… * AFFECTED AREA…In Minnesota, West Polk, Norman, Clay, Kittson, West Marshall and Wilkin. In North Dakota, Pembina, Eastern Walsh and Grand Forks. * WINDS…West 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 20… Continue reading Red Flag Warning issued April 22 at 2:56PM CDT until April 22 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued April 21 at 3:49AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Relative humidity values will drop to around 20 percent along with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Given the extremely dry fuels, near critical fire weather conditions are expected for the afternoon and early evening hours. Any fire that does develop has the potential to quickly spread. For more information on burning restrictions for Minnesota,… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued April 21 at 3:49AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Snow Showers Expected Across the Region

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Tom Carson reports for trfnews.i234.me on the snow showers rolling through Grand Forks and the surrounding region on this Friday noon hour. Snow Squall in Grand Forks Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota Weather Conditions: A snow squall is observed through the UND sky cam, looking west out of Grand Forks.… Continue reading Snow Showers Expected Across the Region

Red Flag Warning: Urgent Fire Alert for Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

Red Flag Warning: Urgent Fire Alert for Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks issues a critical Red Flag Warning for far Northeastern North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota, signaling heightened fire danger. Here’s the latest: Alert Details: The Red Flag Warning, effective from noon until 8:00 p.m. today, warns of dangerous fire conditions due to strong… Continue reading Red Flag Warning: Urgent Fire Alert for Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

Red Flag Warning: Critical Fire Danger Alert for Western Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Grand Forks has issued a Red Flag Warning for areas west of the Red River Valley, signaling critical fire danger for Friday, April 5th, from noon until 7 pm. This warning comes amidst dry conditions and gusty winds, which significantly elevate the risk of… Continue reading Red Flag Warning: Critical Fire Danger Alert for Western Red River Valley

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Region

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for a significant portion of our region, with potential impacts expected to persist through Tuesday. As of 6:15 a.m., radar imagery shows the steadiest band of snow extending from Finley, North Dakota, to Park Rapids, Minnesota. While areas along and… Continue reading Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Region