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Blast of winter hits

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

By James Nord

PIERRE — A blast of wintry weather blew into parts of the Rockies and Upper Midwest on Monday, bringing a foot of snow in some areas, along with plunging temperatures. The cold weather is expected to eventually blanket the central …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Alaska storm sets cold spell on swath of US

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

JUNEAU 9AP) — A massive storm fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri did not do much damage in Alaska’s sparsely populated Aleutian Islands, but forecasters say it’s anchoring a system that will push a frigid blast of air into the mainland Unit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Polar Vortex expected to hit North Dakota

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The dreaded Polar Vortex is coming back next week. But this is merely a new buzzword for a routine weather pattern for the area. And the lack of snow on the ground will moderate its effects.
The weather system that will funnel cold Arctic …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

First freeze causes little damage to Northern Plains crops

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — The U.S. northern Plains and far western Midwest crop regions saw their first freeze of the season but the cold temperatures were only in pockets of the belt, limiting damage to immature corn and soybeans, agricultural meteorologists said…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

In like a lion: March begins with more snow, cold

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cold temperatures and measurable snowfall brought March to area residents this weekend.

Light snow came down throughout much of the daytime hours Saturday, leading to difficult driving conditions in some locations before subzero temperatures mov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Keeping up with Mother Nature

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

City, county and state deal with overtime hours as workers clear streets, roads

WORTHINGTON — Frequent snow showers and high winds that lead to drifting have kept city, county and state road crews busy this winter to ensure a safe driving surfac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Holten: Getting sick of the cold

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Are you getting sick of the cold weather, the dryness, bathing yourself in lotion to keep your skin from breaking apart and buying an ample amount of fuel so that you never have to shut off the heater in your vehicle, no matter where to go?
Join the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakotas seeing dangerous cold and some snow

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dangerous cold is blanketing the Dakotas once again.

The National Weather Service says wind chills early Monday in North Dakota were in the minus 20s and 30s. And they were expected to drop that low in northeast and central …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dakotas seeing dangerous cold and some snow

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dangerous cold is blanketing the Dakotas once again.

The National Weather Service says wind chills early Monday in North Dakota were in the minus 20s and 30s. And they were expected to drop that low in northeast and central …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cold and hot, but a record it’s not

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

This winter’s run of extreme cold and this week’s warm-up have been memorable, but not historic.

Tuesday’s high of 54 degrees in Mitchell was followed by 58 degrees Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. They were the warmest temper…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com