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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

DSU shows growth despite cold start

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Taking the first day of school as a hint, the weather turned to a crisp fall Monday as some southwest North Dakota students walked into the classroom for the first time in months.

At Dickinson State University, Monday was a more commemorative star…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dickinson’s August rainfall shatters 60-year record

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson has set a new record for rainfall in the month of August.

The National Weather Service reported Monday that the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has received 6.25 inches of rain this month, breaking the city’s previous rec…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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