UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND hosts Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium Friday
Just in time for Severe Weather Awareness week, the University of North Dakota Department of Atmospheric Sciences will be hosting The Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium on Friday, May 4 in Cli... Posted on 5/3/12 at 8:18 AM
Tens of thousands of residents in eastern South Dakota remained without power Wednesday as they hunkered down for the second wave of a record-setting winter storm that already downed power lines, snapped large trees and closed roads, schools and businesses.
The risk of spring flooding has increased significantly in some parts of the Red River Valley, especially in the southern valley. Minor flooding is forecast in the Grand Forks area. Minor to moderate flooding is expected between Oslo, Minn., and Pembina, N.D.
The Red River Valley has been abuzz with talk of the season’s first, but it looks like the headline this weekend will be the wind. NWS meteorologist Dave Kellenbenz explained that the moisture-bearing system headed here is drawing in warm air, so what would’ve been snow will probably be rain.
The Red River at East Grand Forks neared flood stage Tuesday, the third time this calendar year. The high water levels this summer have caused Greenway trails to close and forced the cancellation of Cats Incredible, originally set for this weekend.
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