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Singup rate rising for phone weather warnings

May 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO In an area home to the city once unofficially crowned as having the toughest weather in the U.S., it’s no surprise many residents pay close attention to warnings about severe weather on the horizon. And, increasingly, they’re turning to the latest technology for the heads-up. Continue Reading

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May 1, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Every summer, North Dakotans can be certain they’ll have to put up with road construction and severe weather.
The road construction is predictable and steady, but the weather is anything but. These storms are simply a fact of living in the Northern Plains.
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Tornado warning until 6:15 p.m. for parts of McLeod and Sibley counties

April 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A tornado warning remains in effect for south central McLeod and north central Sibley counties until 6:15 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities.
At 5:43 p.m., NWS radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. This dangerous storm was located near Brownton, or 12 miles north of Gaylord, moving north at 50 mph. Continue Reading

Midwest towns say early storm warnings saved lives in weekend tornadoes

April 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) The television was tuned to forecasters’ dire warnings of an impending storm when Greg Tomlyanobich heard a short burst from a tornado siren blare after midnight Sunday. Then silence. Then rumbling. Continue Reading

WEATHER: Extreme cold warning 9 a.m. today to noon Thursday

January 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bitter cold is near, though official xtreme cold warnings from the National Weather Service start at several different times — 9 this morning in Grand Forks, Grand Forks County and some northern Red River Valley counties, for example; and 6 tonight across the river in East Grand Forks, Polk County. The winds will make bitter feel brutal. Plus, light snow is falling largely north of U.S. Highway 2, with as much as an inch possible by sunrise today. A total of one to three inches expected, while tapering off from west to east, when it’s over, the National Weather Service said. Continue Reading

Sheriffs warn of bad ice at LqPV Lake

December 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

The Chippewa and Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s offices are advising fisherman to use extreme caution if they plan to go on the ice of Lac qui Parle Lake. Continue Reading

Sonshine: Sign up for Willmar weather alerts

July 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Use Wctrib.com mobile weather alerts to stay updated on eather watches or warnings during the Sonshine Festival in Willmar.
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Blowing and drifting snow expected tonight, with slick spots on roadways

March 1, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement about blowing and drifting snow for Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Nobles and Jackson counties in Minnesota and Osceola and Dickinson counties in Iowa. Continue Reading

Blizzard warning in west central Minnesota extended until 4 p.m. this afternoon

January 1, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Strengthening winds are leading to blizzard conditions over much of west central Minnesota. Continue Reading

Blizzard warning ends in west central Minnesota, replaced by wind chill warnings

December 12, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The blizzard warning has ended and replaced with a wind chill warning or advisory across west central Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service. Continue Reading