Severe weather, much-needed rain returns to Red River Valley

Storm Near Alice Nd 8 20 2021
Thunderstorm near Alice, N.D. courtesy, Shane Ornelas.

FARGO (KVRR) – For the first time in several weeks, measurable rain, thunderstorms and severe weather made an appearance in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10:00 p.m. Friday.  Forecaster said there’s a possibility of 60 mph winds, 1″ hail and tornadoes.

A Tornado Warning was issued earlier for portions of Barnes and Cass Counties.  There were numerous reports of a rotating wall cloud in the Enderlin and Alice areas.

KVRR Meteorologist Marshall Downing says the last measurable rainfall received in Fargo was 0.28″ on July 19.



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