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Sizeable storm passes over Stark County

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

This menacing storm cell was more bark than bite Thursday as it passed over Stark County and the surrounding area. Continue Reading

New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm

October 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of the exodus of 9/11. Continue Reading

Climate scientists: Bigger, harder rainfalls the new norm

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Climate scientists said we are seeing more storm events like the Northland’s flood of 2012, and they said it’s not just by chance. Continue Reading

Hundreds more lose power after storm whips through northern Beltrami County

July 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A powerful storm knocked out more power to homeowners in the region Wednesday, with hundreds affected in the Red Lake, Kelliher, Turtle Lake and Washkish areas. Continue Reading

Weather alerts coming to your cellphone

June 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Starting this week a new system of weather emergency alerts will be rolled out across the country aimed at reaching people, no matter where they are, through their most-used communication device: The cellphone. Continue Reading

Stage falls at Ottawa Bluesfest; 3 injured

July 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The organizer of an Ottawa music festival where the stage collapsed during a sudden storm, scurrying thousands of fans who were watching the band Cheap Trick, called the accident “a freak situation” at a press conference Monday. Scroll to bottom of story for video of the main stage collapsing at the Ottawa Bluesfest Continue Reading

Meteorologist says LaMoure tornado was an EF-3

July 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A tornado that hit LaMoure County Sunday afternoon measured as an EF-3 on the Enhanced Fujita scale. Continue Reading

High winds buffet SW Minnesota, knock out power

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A fierce summer storm packing winds of 80 to 100 mph has blown across southwestern Minnesota, downing trees and power lines. Continue Reading

FEMA again says no to Minneapolis individual tornado aid

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The federal government has again said no to disaster aid for homeowners, renters and businesses dealing with damage from a deadly Minneapolis tornado. Continue Reading

WEATHER: Here’s the heat

June 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Summer’s finally here, and it’s brought the heat The National Weather Service in Grand Forks is forecasting high temperatures Thursday in the 90s, with heat index values at more than 100 degrees. Continue Reading