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Update: Tornado spotted near New England

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

A tornado was spotted near New England Wednesday.

Photos sent to The Dickinson Press showed funnel clouds appearing in the Hettinger County town. There was no confirmation that the tornados touched down.

The National Weather Service  issue…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Funnel cloud reports prompt Hettinger Co. tornado warning

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Hettinger County after reports of a funnel cloud seen just before 4 p.m.

“We’ve received multiple reports of a funnel cloud, looks like 6 miles west of Regent,” meteorologist Adam…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Funnel cloud reports prompt Hettinger Co. tornado warning

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Hettinger County after reports of a funnel cloud seen just before 4 p.m.

“We’ve received multiple reports of a funnel cloud, looks like 6 miles west of Regent,” meteorologist Adam…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Update: Parts of Dunn, Mercer and Adams counties added to severe thunderstorm warning

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Portions of Adams, Dunn, Mercer, Slope, Stark and Hettinger counties are in a severe thunderstorm warning, according to the Nation Weather Service

At approximately 3:30 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles south of New England moving no…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Update: Parts of Dunn, Mercer and Adams counties added to severe thunderstorm warning

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Portions of Adams, Dunn, Mercer, Slope, Stark and Hettinger counties are in a severe thunderstorm warning, according to the Nation Weather Service

At approximately 3:30 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles south of New England moving no…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tornado raises camper prepardness concerns

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Stella Schlosser and her family of five didn’t have a plan for seeking shelter from a tornado in their RV near Watford City.
On Monday night, they didn’t have time to plan when her husband Kevin’s cellphone flashed a tornado w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flood advisory issued for Adams, Grant and Hettinger counties

May 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three southwest North Dakota countries are in a flood advisory, according to the National Weather Service.

Meteorologists in Bismarck issued the advisory for Adams, Grant and Hettinger counties Saturday afternoon. Radar indicated that heavy rain -…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wet May could further slow planting

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

If the National Weather Service’s new May forecast becomes reality, the Upper Midwest’s already-slow planting pace will slow even more.
The NWS Climate Prediction Center’s May forecast, issued April 30, calls for below-average temperatures and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Never look at clouds the same

April 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp, who works for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D., promises people will never look at clouds the same after attending a severe weather training class.

Heitkamp, who has led the training se…continue reading on dglobe.com

Forecast calls for spring tomorrow, winter Sunday and Monday

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s going to feel like spring Saturday, but the feeling isn’t expected to last long.

The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement Friday, and a Bismarck-based meteorologist said rain and snow will move into southwest North …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com