Special Weather Statement issued July 21 at 6:17AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Areas of fog occasionally reducing visibility as low as one- quarter mile have developed mainly along and north of Highway 200. 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 around 9am.

Special Weather Statement issued July 20 at 3:30PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 330 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Pinecreek, or 12 miles northwest of Roseau, moving southwest at 20 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 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 July 20 at 3:30PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Judge Dismisses Trump Classified Documents Case, Citing Unlawful Appointment of Special Counsel

Florida (trfnews.i234.me) – A U.S. judge in Florida on Monday dismissed the criminal case accusing Donald Trump of illegally keeping classified documents after leaving office, handing the Republican former president another major legal victory as he seeks a return to the White House. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, who was appointed to the bench by… Continue reading Judge Dismisses Trump Classified Documents Case, Citing Unlawful Appointment of Special Counsel

Special Weather Statement issued July 14 at 7:32AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Areas of fog occasionally reducing visibility to around one- quarter mile have developed across the eastern Red River Valley in 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 9 AM.

Special Weather Statement issued July 13 at 6:59PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 659 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over northwestern White Earth Nation, or 44 miles south of Thief River Falls, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 mph and nickel size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued July 13 at 6:59PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued July 13 at 7:22AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 722 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7 miles west of Caribou, or 39 miles west of Roseau, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and nickel size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued July 13 at 7:22AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued July 6 at 10:55PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 1055 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Maple Bay, or 32 miles south of Thief River Falls, moving north at 10 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 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… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued July 6 at 10:55PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued July 6 at 6:14PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 614 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm capable of producing a landspout over southeastern White Earth Nation, or 26 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD…Landspouts, wind gusts up to 40 mph, and nickel size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Gusty winds… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued July 6 at 6:14PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 5:48PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 548 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Viking, or 12 miles northwest of Thief River Falls, moving east at 35 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… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 5:48PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 9:36AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

South winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph can be expected along the Canadian border over northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota through the late morning. These strong winds are not associated with severe thunderstorms, but occasionally occur after the passage of thunderstorms and may last for up to an… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 9:36AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 8:43AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 842 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Leroy to Manvel. Movement was east at 30 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… Thief River Falls, Grafton, Warren, Cavalier, Hallock,… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 8:43AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 6:37AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 636 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Wylie, or 12 miles southwest of Thief River Falls, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 6:37AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:40AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 540 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Hatton, or 23 miles southwest of Grand Forks, moving east at 45 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… Grand Forks, Mayville, Thompson, Hatton, Fisher, Buxton,… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:40AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:27AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 527 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Mayville to near Kelso to near Amenia. Movement was east at 50 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… Ada, Hillsboro, Halstad,… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:27AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Special Weather Statement issued June 12 at 9:24PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

At 924 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Newfolden, or 18 miles northwest of Thief River Falls, moving southeast at 40 mph. HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation… Continue reading Special Weather Statement issued June 12 at 9:24PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

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

Senate Democrats Push for Border Security Action Amidst GOP Resistance; Special Meeting in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Senate Democrats are attempting to force Republicans to take action on border security legislation. They plan to force a vote Thursday on a new bipartisan border security package. This legislation, negotiated by both Republicans and Democrats, aims to reduce border crossings by making it tougher for migrants to qualify for… Continue reading Senate Democrats Push for Border Security Action Amidst GOP Resistance; Special Meeting in Grand Forks

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

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

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.

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

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