February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized
GRAND FORKS â Click. Thereâs an elevation map of the Red River Valley, and, believe it or not, the flat valley actually has elevation.
Click. The map shows wind speed and direction.
Click. There are four supercomputer simulations of the next da…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
October 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
National Weather Service Cooperative observer John Heiser reports snow falling at 8:40 this morning around the Grassy Butte area. Continue Reading
March 23, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Todd Heitkamp has heard every old wives’ tale about the weather and gives little credence to predictions based on the thickness of the silk on the corn ears, the rings of an onion or even the “Old Farmer’s Almanac.” As a meteorologist, he puts his stock in the science of weather, even though it’s not always predictable.
November 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
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. Continue Reading
May 30, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Areas across southwest North Dakota are under a flood watch today and high wind picks up Tuesday, leading to a high wind watch, according to the National Weather Service.
May 16, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Southwest North Dakota is under a high wind warning through this evening, according to the National Weather Service. Continue Reading
April 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO After a dreadfully long winter and stressfully wet spring, normal summer weather doesn’t seem like too much to ask. Continue Reading
September 1, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Neither rain nor hail nor sleet keeps Gary Lambert from his appointed rounds. In fact, rain, hail and other forms of weather are what Lambert’s rounds are all about. The Mitchell man is a National Weather Service coop observer. In the mid-1990s, Lambert worked for the NWS. He found himself growing interested in the process. “I kind of got an idea how weather works,” Lambert said during an interview in his southwest Mitchell home. “It was pretty fascinating.” He has been a co-op observer for 11 years. Lambert measures rain and snow and tracks the day’s high and low temperatures. He does this from his home, with gear provided by the NWS along with a piece or two he’s added himself. Lambert doesn’t get paid for his efforts. “I enjoy doing it,” he said. Continue Reading