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Jackie Hope: Winter arrives at 4:03 p.m.

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Have you noticed the sun has gone south for the winter? There are, like, only 15 minutes of daylight outside these days. And those minutes always seem to drop by between 1-1:15 each afternoon.
So when you take your after-lunch nap, you’re gonna mi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Winter storm hits U.S. Plains, upper Midwest

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — The first big winter storm of the season dropped up to 8 inches of snow in the Dakotas by Monday afternoon, but is not seen as a significant threat to crops or livestock, forecasters said.
The snowfall is likely to stall just the last of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Winter storm hits U.S. Plains, upper Midwest

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — The first big winter storm of the season dropped up to 8 inches of snow in the Dakotas by Monday afternoon, but is not seen as a significant threat to crops or livestock, forecasters said.
The snowfall is likely to stall just the last of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dunn County under travel advisory

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Highway Patrol has issued a travel alert for Dunn County due to heavy snow and reduced visibility.

The Tuesday news release did not state how long the travel alert would last. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is repor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blast of winter hits

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

By James Nord

PIERRE — A blast of wintry weather blew into parts of the Rockies and Upper Midwest on Monday, bringing a foot of snow in some areas, along with plunging temperatures. The cold weather is expected to eventually blanket the central …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Alaska storm sets cold spell on swath of US

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

JUNEAU 9AP) — A massive storm fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri did not do much damage in Alaska’s sparsely populated Aleutian Islands, but forecasters say it’s anchoring a system that will push a frigid blast of air into the mainland Unit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Polar Vortex expected to hit North Dakota

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The dreaded Polar Vortex is coming back next week. But this is merely a new buzzword for a routine weather pattern for the area. And the lack of snow on the ground will moderate its effects.
The weather system that will funnel cold Arctic …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More than $23M assigned to heating homes

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — More than $23 million in federal energy assistance funds will go to help low-income families, Native American tribes and seniors in North Dakota heat their homes in the winter.
The funding, which includes $5.6 million for Native Ameri…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More than $23M assigned to heating homes

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — More than $23 million in federal energy assistance funds will go to help low-income families, Native American tribes and seniors in North Dakota heat their homes in the winter.
The funding, which includes $5.6 million for Native Ameri…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NWS expects bigger snows in eastern SD

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Eastern South Dakota is expected to be warmer and snowier this winter, while temperatures and snowfall in the western part of the state should be about average, according to the long-term outlook from the National Weather Service…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com