Local Weather Phone Improvments Today

Improvements to local weather information phone recording

Residents served by the Grand Forks National Weather Service /NWS/ Office will have greater menu options starting today, Friday January 30 2009. The NWS will modify its local weather phone system to include more menu items, including more specific forecasts for cities across eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. By dialing 701.795.0224 area residents will obtain a recording of forecasts, summaries of climate conditions...hazardous weather outlooks and other products are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The change will take affect at noon today. This system was installed at the grand forks NWS in the fall of 2005 and has seen a steady increase in callers during its service lifetime. Comments may be forwarded to the Grand Forks NWS via the web site at www.weather.gov/grandforks and clicking on the webmaster link near the bottom of the page,or by calling 701.772.0720


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