Storm damage

People In Grand Forks Start Clearing Away Tree Debris

National Weather Service Grand ForksGRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — People in Grand Forks can start dropping off storm debris for free at the city landfill. Crews from the city and Grand Forks Park District are making one pass of the entire city to pick up tree debris left from the storm Saturday morning. People are asked to put items on…

Significant storm damage reported in Otter Tail County

Storm damage on Blanche LakeOTTERTAIL, Minn. (KVRR-KFGO) – Cleanup is underway around Otter Tail Lake and the surrounding area after strong wind did significant damage late Monday night. Carr’s Tree Service in Ottertail City says part of its roof was blown off as was a section of roof at the Otter Supper Club across Highway 78.  Carr’s says it is…

Governor Walz tours storm damage in Benson

The governor visited businesses and held a roundtable with local leaders

BENSON, Minn. (KVRR) — Gov. Tim Walz visits Benson, Minnesota to survey storm damage and meet with local officials. Last Thursday, strong winds brought down power lines and damaged buildings, farm equipment and roads. The path of destruction stretched from eastern South Dakota into Meeker County in central Minnesota. Walz met with local officials that have been managing the response,…

Wind damages roof on building in Wilkin County

Storm damage (Eric Klindt/KFGO)CAMPBELL, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – Strong winds from an early morning thunderstorm damaged the roof of a metal storage building in Campbell, southeast of Breckenridge. Wilkin County Sheriff Rick Fiedler says he has not heard of any other weather-related damage in the county. The storm is believed to have struck between midnight and 3:00 a.m. Monday. Categories: Local…

Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damage Behind on Golden Lake

STEELE COUNTY, N.D. — People are picking up the pieces after a severe thunderstorm caused damage near Finley, North Dakota. Winds tipped boats and pontoons as well as damaging many docks around the lake. Many large trees were also blown over with cabins suffering damage from falling trees and the high winds. Some of the worst damage was to a…

Grand Forks Neighborhood Busy Cleaning Up Storm Damage

Some homeowners say they got up to two feet of water in their basements

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  Nothing says “congrats on getting hitched” like coming back home to this. “We didn’t expect anything like this to happen. We were in Devil’s Lake this weekend coming back home from getting married and my wife pulled in first and she noticed all the garbage on the street and everything was underwater. Water was gone but…

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT for August 26th

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT…SUMMARY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND 1202 PM CDT MON AUG 27 2018 ..TIME… …EVENT… …CITY LOCATION… …LAT.LON… ..DATE… ….MAG…. ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. …SOURCE…. ..REMARKS.. 0110 AM HAIL TOWER CITY 46.93N 97.68W 08/26/2018 E0.88 INCH CASS ND PUBLIC PICTURE RELAYED THROUGH LOCAL MEDIA SHOWS NICKEL SIZED HAIL. 0210 AM HAIL DAVENPORT 46.71N 97.07W 08/26/2018 E2.50 INCH…

Damage Done By Overnight Storms in New Rockford, ND

Overnight storm does damage to New Rockford area, in North Central North Dakota.

NEW ROCKFORD, ND — The New Rockford area is waking up to significant storm damage. Officials will be meeting to determine the extent of the damage. According to the New Rockford Fire Department: Although the National Weather Service does not have wind measurement gear in the New Rockford area, they did record gusts over 100 MPH in other locations from…

Halstad, Ulen Cleaning Up After Strong Storms

Monday's Strong Wind Storm Left Parts Of Minnesota Damaged

MINNESOTA — Many people in western Minnesota spent most of their day cleaning up after Monday’s storms. Halstad woke up to down power lines, uprooted trees and busted sheds strewn across at least one neighborhood. In Ulen, Arloween Ekulnd said the wind was so bad that her and her family waited the storm out in their basement. “We heard the…

Storm Damages Power Transmission Tower in Fargo

How Tuesday's Storm Impacted the F-M Area

  FARGO, ND — Last night’s storm left parts of the metro damaged. With winds reaching up to 70 miles per hour, a large power transmission tower located at 63rd Avenue and 25th Street South in Fargo was badly damaged. Xcel Energy said around 3,000 customers in the area lost power. Cass County Electric reported 800 customers without power after…