Will the Weather Ruin Halloween Fun? Staying Warm While Trick or Treating

Dressing for Halloween can be difficult if temperatures drop for October 31st

FARGO, N.D. — Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for kids but will cold temperatures ruin the fun? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen learned some creative ideas families and Halloween store staff have come up with so they can still trick–or–treat door to door. October 31st is about the creeps, the costumes and of course, the candy….

People in the Valley are Ready for the Snow to End

The nice weather is a tease to many in the valley who are itching for spring to arrive

FARGO, ND — The nice weather is a tease to many in the valley who are itching for spring to arrive. People say the cold winter is something they know all too well, but are ready to say goodbye to for the season. The beautiful sunshine had people hoping it was time to put away the shovels and hang up…

There’s Still Time to Plan an Escape from the Arctic Chill

Travel agents say they can help plan a winter vacation with as little as one-week advanced notice

FARGO, N.D. — Another outbreak of arctic weather is arriving this weekend, and many could be looking for an escape from the cold. Local travel experts say that there’s still time to plan a last–minute escape. Winter’s grip can be long and cruel. Travel experts say that many in the Metro seek out a break from the arctic chill. “Our…

Big Rig Drivers Keeping Engines Warm in Negative Temps

They need to be constantly running, causing drivers to fill up their engines every day

FARGO, ND — The constant negative temperatures can be painful, but they can also end the life of your vehicle’s battery. Mechanics say it’s important to start up your vehicle every few hours to prevent that from happening, but drivers of most large semis aren’t able to do that. They need to be constantly running, causing drivers to fill up…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Convection on Fire

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create Convection on Fire. What you need to do the experiment: Lighter Tea Bag Cup to put contents of tea bag in Scissors How to do the experiment: We’re going to demonstrate how a convection current works in the atmosphere. We’re going to…

People in the Metro Area Enjoying Warm Weather

People say you don't have to use walking or exercising as an excuse to be outside

FARGO, N.D. — While other areas around our region are getting hit with the threats of flooding, people in the metro are getting outside to enjoy the warm weather. With temps expected to stay in the 50s and possibly hitting the 60s, people are taking advantage of the earlier than expected warm–up. People say you don’t have to use walking…

A Warm February Weekend

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at the warm Presidents’ Day Weekend of 2017. Categories: Weather Blog Tags: february, Forecast, heat, warm, weather

Warm or Cold: Frostival Will Go On!

A warm end to January means a rough start to some winter events

While many welcome the warmer January, winter events continue to take a hit. In Fargo, four January days and nights above freezing is unheard of. We may welcome the nice road conditions, but this hard, icy snow is not ideal for winter fun. But this weekend’s Frostival events will mostly live on. “That’s the whole idea of Frostival, we enjoy…

Pothole Repairs Won’t Last Thanks to Weather

The potholes usually don't appear at this rate until at least March

You may not even notice one until you drive over it. The city of Fargo is getting an early start on pothole repairs this season. “It’s earlier than we’re used to,” said Lee Anderson with Fargo Public Works. Anderson says potholes usually don’t start happening at this rate until at least March. He adds as the weather changes, it’s almost as if…

How Ranchers Keep Livestock Warm in Winter Storms

Ranchers say livestock deaths are "minimal" so far this winter season

Despite recent winter storms, North Dakota Ag officials say most of the state’s livestock made it through. Cattle specialist Carl Dahlen says most cows are not taken inside during harsh winter storms. He says this can be dangerous to the animals. The excessive body heat and moisture could cause the spread of pneumonia or other sicknesses. Ranchers use tree lines, walls…