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Next Storm System to Bring More Heavy Snow to Montana and North Dakota Wednesday and Thursday

  The parade of storm systems will provide more heavy snow chances for Montana and North Dakota Wednesday into Thursday.  Winter weather alerts have already been issued for Montana for the threat of heavy snow and hazardous travel. Upper-Level Pattern Strong upper-level energy diving South out of Canada will bring another blast of cold…

20 Oct 2020, 11:21 am

Clipper Brings More Snow for the Upper Midwest

Featured Image: Grand Forks, ND Courtesy of University of North Dakota TOTALS SO FAR: After a series of fast moving Alberta Clipper systems dropped snow across the Northern U.S., additional rounds of rain, snow, and possible freezing rain are expected to continue through the next several days.   The latest mid-level wave of energy to…

20 Oct 2020, 10:00 am

Epsilon Strengthens Into Hurricane

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season now has it's tenth hurricane -- Epsilon.  Here is the very latest: Tropical Stats Epsilon's center of circulation is located about 545 miles east-southeast of Bermuda. This storm now has winds hurricane strength of 75 mph and is now picking up speed at 13 mph to the northwest.  This storm…

20 Oct 2020, 9:00 am

Remembering the October 2019 Dallas Tornado

A large, damaging tornado caused significant damage in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex one year ago on October 20, 2019, leading to reports of injuries. The tornado touched down around 7pm CDT near Dallas' Love Field, or roughly eight miles northwest of downtown Dallas. It then stayed on the ground for approximately…

20 Oct 2020, 8:53 am

Watching the Caribbean for Tropical Development

Along with Tropical Storm Epsilon, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring the Caribbean Sea for for possible tropical development in the coming days. Since it's still in mid-October, we can get tropical storms and hurricanes to form in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, or the Atlantic Ocean. In the short term, the threat for development…

20 Oct 2020, 5:00 am

Forecasts for Baseball's World Series

Major League Baseball's World Series is underway with game two tonight (Wednesday) in the best of 7 games match-up.  Due to COVID-19, the entire series will be held at a neutral "bubble" site at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. [Playoff brackets from] The fall classic is between the Tampa Bay Rays, the American…

20 Oct 2020, 1:00 am

Potential Record Cold End of Week

Not only is the northern United States receiving accumulative snowfall from Canada (see more on these Alberta Clippers) it will also be receiving the potential for record cold temperatures by the end of the week as cool Canadian Arctic air makes it's way back into the north. In the upper levels of the atmosphere, the…

19 Oct 2020, 3:15 pm

Colorado Fires Continue to Burn

A new wildfire began midday Saturday in northern Colorado and grew at an explosive rate because of a strong, gusty wind. The Calwood Fire is burning in Boulder County, Colorado. Numerous roads were closed and evacuation orders were sent out shortly after the fire began. The fire is the latest in a number of wildfires actively…

19 Oct 2020, 6:30 am

November Outlook: Mild and Dry Across Much of the Nation

The November outlook from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center was issued on Thursday and it is leaning mild and dry across most of the nation. Above average temperatures are in the forecast from the Eastern Seaboard westward through the Plains into the Southwest. Drier than normal weather is expected from the Four Corners to the Southeast. …

19 Oct 2020, 2:00 am