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Statewide Emergency Called for North Dakota Due to Flooding & Winter Storm Damage

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has declared a statewide emergency for flooding and widespread utility infrastructure damage caused by this weekend’s severe winter storm. It has left thousands of people without electricity. The governor also has declared a disaster for areas impacted by record snowfall during the historic blizzard April 12-14 based on local costs incurred for snow…

The difficulties of clearing North Dakota roads after a spring snowstorm

Officials say they've seen this before but the amount of snow and duration of the blizzard was a bit shocking. It's been a strenous few days for ND DOT workers and first responders, but teamwork has gotten through.

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Many are stuck at home due to a rare spring blizzard causing problems throughout the state. Officials say they’ve seen this before but the amount of snow and duration of the blizzard was a bit shocking. It’s been a strenuous few days for ND DOT workers and first responders, but teamwork has gotten through. “There was…

Delegation asks IRS to extend income tax deadline due to blizzard

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Due to severe weather, North Dakota’s congressional delegation is asking the IRS to extend the income tax filing deadline for state residents. Sens. Kevin Cramer, John Hoeven and Rep. Kelly Armstrong sent the request to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig. The delegation wants the IRS to extend the federal income tax filing deadline and waive penalties for late…

NDDOT reopens major highways following spring snowstorm

April Storm 1 April Storm 2 April Storm 3 April storm 4 BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Dept. of Transportation says more major highways were expected to reopen Friday after a spring blizzard dumped heavy snow over much of the state. U.S. Highway 83 from Bismarck to Minot and eastbound I-94 from Bismarck to Jamestown were scheduled to…

Much of North Dakota remains shut down as blizzard continues

NDDOT plow near Richardton, N.D. 4/13/2022BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Capitol and other state facilities, along with scores of schools, government offices and interstates remained closed Wednesday as a blizzard continued to bear down on the state. A blizzard warning remains in effect through Thursday for most of western and central North Dakota where up to 2 feet was…

Storm packing blizzard conditions to hit Northern Plains

BISMARCK, N.D. – A significant storm headed for the northern Plains is packing blizzard conditions with significant snow accumulation and drifting, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologists posted a blizzard warning for a large section of western North Dakota and smaller areas of western South Dakota and eastern Montana beginning Tuesday through Thursday evening. Travel may become difficult to…