Proposed Fargo Ordinance Would Require Owners Move Parked Vehicles Off Streets During Major Storms

Owners That Don't Move Vehicles Could Be Fined

FARGO, N.D.– You might have to head out into the snow just to move your car soon. The City of Fargo is drawing up an ordinance that would require vehicle owners to get their parked cars off the streets for big snow storms. The proposal would require an emergency declaration by the mayor if four inches of snow or more are…

Fargo Public Works Crews Continue Clearing Roads

Drivers should still be extra cautious over the next few days

FARGO, N.D. — The team at Fargo Public Works says there’s only one way to describe the state of city roads. “Icy. There’s some ice out there that we’re turning our — that’s our main focus today is dealing with some of the ice from the event this weekend, and we’re using some equipment to cut it off,” says Fargo…

Kids Playing In The Snow Are Shot To Death In Minneapolis

a woman and the suspected gunman are also dead

MINNEAPOLIS — Two boys, a woman, and the suspected gunman are dead after shots rang out in south Minneapolis. “It is believed that the gunshots heard by officers arriving were the shots that struck the adult female causing death,” said Minneapolis Police Spokesman John Elder. Police were called just after 10 a.m. to the Phillips neighborhood for the report of…

Ride Along With Fargo Public Works Snow Plowers

Drivers Are Being Encouraged To Give Plows Plenty Of Space When Working

FARGO N.D. — Garret Bax has been plowing the streets of Fargo for over 4 years now, “It was pretty new to me but I like it a lot,” Bax said. During the winter Bax can be driving plows like these for 12 hour shifts to make sure the roads are clean and safe. “Yeah especially last winter when your…

Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…

North Dakota Congressional Leaders Calling For Agriculture Disaster Relief

In the latest crop progress report farmers haven't been able to harvest any of their corn or sunflower acres and only half of potato acres.

FARGO N.D. —  After rainfall, flooding and a historic early winter storms North Dakota’s Congressional Delegation is calling on the U.S Agriculture department to approve a disaster designation. If approved the state could get funding from federal emergency programs. It would offset the losses farmers and ranchers have gotten from damaged or flooded crops. In the latest crop progress report…

Gov. Walz declares emergency for conditions from snowstorm

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz issues an executive order declaring an emergency to ease the strain on farmers in western Minnesota after a snowstorm hampered the harvest. It also lifts regulations on drivers carrying propane and liquid fuels. Farmers have wet conditions and damaged crops. The winter weather also slowed the processing and transportation of grain and…

Clay County Highway Department Cautions Driving on Rural Roadways

Due to heavy rain and snow, maintenance on rural roads has been minimal.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Clay County Highway Department says rural gravel roadways need to be traveled with extreme caution. Due to heavy rain and snow, maintenance on rural roads has been minimal. The roads may be wet, slippery and in some cases, covered with water. Anyone wanting to report safety concerns or questions can contact the Clay County Highway Department at 218-299-5099….

Snow Reports from Friday/Saturday Blizzard

10/11 -10/12 2019

PRELIMINARY 72-HOUR SNOWFALL REPORTS AS OF 10 AM 10/12/19…From the Grand Forks National Weather Service (Bismarck National Weather Service office totals can be found below) LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE PROVIDER LANGDON 27.0 IN 0304 PM 10/11 PUBLIC LANKIN ND 6 E 25.0 IN 0700 AM 10/12 UCOOP 5 ESE PENN 24.0 IN 0430 PM 10/11 BROADCAST MEDIA ADAMS 20.0 IN 0519…