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First Blast of Winter 2017 Hits the Region Hard

As the hours tick by, Fargo Public Works has been keeping a close eye on the conditions

FARGO, ND — The first blizzard of the season has affected everyone from students and local drivers to professional truckers. “It was just crazy the rest of the day,” said West Fargo senior, Matthew Jahnke. “Once the announcement came out, kids were just, like bouncing off the walls.” It also prevented people from finishing their journeys on the road. “Running…

North Dakota DOT Unveils New Tow Plows to Clear Highways Faster

The state has 32 new tow plows stationed at all eight of the DOT offices across North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Transportation is ready for winter. The DOT is adding 32 new Tow Plows to its fleet of snow removal equipment. State officials say the combination of the traditional front plow with the Tow Plow can clear a much wider path through snow. Being able to use the new Tow Plows will make…

Snow and Wind Reports for 10/26-10/27

Reports from Thursday and Friday Morning's Winter Weather

SNOW REPORTS – Grand Forks – 0.8″ Fargo – 0.3″ Moorhead, MN – 0.2″ East Grand Forks, MN – 1.5″ Holt, MN – 4.0″ Bagley, MN – 7.5″ Warroad, MN – 8.5″ Pelican Rapids, MN – 1.0″ Mentor, MN – 2.0″ Park Rapids, MN – 4.5″ Detroit Lakes, MN – 2.0′ Lake George, MN – 5.5″ Pembina, ND – 2.0″…

Seasonal Parking Restrictions Soon in Effect for Metro

Street parking will be limited between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m.

  REGIONAL — It’s almost time for annual seasonal parking restrictions to go into effect in the metro. They’ll be in place November 1st through April 15th. Street parking will be limited between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Watch for signs. The restrictions make it easier for city employees to remove snow and maintain the streets. Vehicles…

City of Fargo Prepping for First Snowfall of the Season

Staff at Fargo Public Works are checking the equipment and getting it prepared for the first snow of the season

FARGO, ND — With the possibility of snow falling in the Metro, it also means a higher chance of danger on the roads. After a summer of warm days and beautiful sunshine, it is time to embrace a true North Dakota winter. “Early fall snow storms can catch anybody off guard,” said Mark Williams, who is with Fargo Public Works. Williams…

F-M Stocks Up on Supplies With the First Snowfall Approaching

people say they're doing so to avoid getting in an accident

FARGO, ND — With blizzard conditions a possibility, people are starting to plan ahead. For some people, that means stocking up at the grocery store. Some people say they’re looking forward to the winter weather that’s coming. “Yeah, I’m so excited for the winter,” Gonga Gurung said.  Others describe Fargo winters another way. “Brutal, extreme. The wind is treacherous and you’re…

Semi Crashes On Snow Covered Interstate 29

It Happened Near Hillsboro, North Dakota

A snow covered I-29 near Hillsboro could have contributed to a semi rollover. The crash happened just before 8:30 this morning about two miles north of Hillsboro. The highway patrol says it was snowing at the time. The 64-year-old semi driver from Moorhead, Mahmood Naderipour, entered the median and rolled onto the driver’s side. He was taken to Altru in Grand…

City of Grafton Prepping for Potential Major Flood

Crews have started to bring in supplies to build clay temporary levees.

GRAFTON, N.D. — The city of Grafton is fighting back against the flood waters. Crews have started to stock up to build temporary levees. “Starting tomorrow, there will be temporary dikes built at 5th street at McHugh Avenue and across at the campground entrance,” said Deputy Chief Alex Droske with the Grafton Police Department. “We will also be closing Wakeman…

Grafton Area Under “State of Emergency” Amid Flood Concerns

New outlook shows recrod breaking flood potential for Walsh County

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has declared a state of emergency due to the major flood threat for Walsh County. The National Weather Service flood outlook calls for a crest range of 14-16 feet, which would be close to the record crest of 2013 of 16.16 feet. Walsh County and the city of Grafton have been preparing for…