Blizzard For The Red River Valley Tonight into Saturday

Blizzard conditions expected to develop near the Canadian border around 5 pm, into the Grand Forks area around 8 pm, into the Fargo area around 10 pm, continuing into Saturday morning. Life threatening wind chills to 60 below are expected through this weekend into early next week.Please check the NWS Grand Forks website at www.weather.gov/fgf for updates. Expect a more general snow event today into tonight for Roseau-Warroad-Lake of the Woods area with 3-5 inches through early Saturday. Otherwise today will see low pressure track to near Grafton by 6 pm. south of the low in eastern ND expect some warmer temps with high climbing to the mid 20s to lower 30s. With this warm air may come some light freezing precip this afternoon. Winds will turn to the north-northwest behind the low and expect a period of snow showers and strong winds to drop south through eastern ND and the Red River valley later today into tonight causing blizzard conditions. Very cold air will follow with continued north winds into the weekend into Monday with wind chills Sunday-Monday 40 to 60 below zero.

Winter Weather Monitor
Weather Story - Click to get full story
** SEND US your snowfall/precipitation reports. **
Current Outlooks
Local Radar for Grand Forks, ND
Local Radar FGF
Day 1 snowfall outlook
Snow Day 1
Local Radar for Bismarck, ND
Local Radar BIS
Day 2 snowfall outlook
Snow Day 2
Regional Radar Image
Regional Radar
Day 3 snowfall outlook
Snow Day 3
Regional Infrared Satellite Image
Satellite
Day 1 freezing rain outlook
Ice Accum Day 1
Animated Weather Map
Surface Weather Map
Day 2 freezing rain outlook
Ice Accum Day 2


Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.