high winds

Red Flag Warning makes for dangerous fire conditions

"That red flag warning is really a big deal because if you have a fire start wind like today will just set it off and spread it right down the pasture and right down the field."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Due to dry conditions A red flag warning has been issued throughout North Dakota and Western Minnesota. “That red flag warning is really a big deal because if you have a fire start wind like today will just set it off and spread it right down the pasture and right down the field,”Fargo Fire…

High Winds Bring Down Billboard

North Dakota Highway Patrol posted this picture from the area near West Acres Mall this morning.

sign2 sign1 FARGO, N.D. – We’ve seen roofs cave in from the snow, but the storm is bringing high winds as well. So strong they blew down a billboard near the 13th Avenue exit for I–29 Thursday morning. Peak wind gusts hit 56 miles per hour in Fargo. To put that into perspective, the minimum wind speeds for a severe…

High Winds Knock Panels Off Downtown Radisson

The Intersection of 5th St N and 2nd Ave N is closed until further notice due to exterior panels that have fallen from Radisson Hotel, 201 5 St N.

FARGO (KFGO) – The Intersection of 5th St N and 2nd Ave N is closed until further notice due to exterior panels that have fallen from Radisson Hotel, 201 5 St N.  Expected high winds raise the concern that additional panels may become loose and fall.  Be aware of falling debris in the area.  Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says it…

High Winds Damage Moorhead Home Under Construction

Neighbors heard the noise around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and called 911.

moorhead4 moorhead3 moorhead2 MOORHEAD_HOME_TOPPLED_2 MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Strong northwest winds toppled a house under construction in Moorhead. Neighbors heard the noise around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and called 911. Deputy Fire Chief Gary Larson tells KFGO News the house, in the 3800 block of 34th Street South was demolished, leaving only a pile of lumber. The blowing debris narrowly missed…