After a few inches of weekend snow, another storm system is targeting the Northern Plains for Tuesday into Wednesday. Forecasters said this appears to be a much stronger system, with more snow and stronger winds expected.
Eastern ND, western Minnesota remain under a blizzard watch Reconsider any travel plans this weekend to or across western and central North Dakota, the National Weather Service advises. It has declared a blizzard warning for that region, which is expected to get four to eight inches of snow, 30- to 40-mph winds, 45-mph gusts and ultimately sub-zero temperatures and even more frigid wind chills. And all of that nasty is expected to reach the Red River region by later Saturday or very early Sunday, so travel likely will be miserable here, too.
Bitter cold, wind chills accompanying storm; travel will become difficult to impossible, forecasters say You better watch out. And it has nothing to do with Santa. The National Weather Service officially issued a watch early this morning for a blizzard after several days of cautioning the region about the possibility of a major storm. The watch begins Saturday night and runs through late Sunday night. Meanwhile, snow totals of up to one inch are possible with the snow that's falling in the Grand Forks area today.
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