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Memorial Day Weather Stats

Memorial Day seems to have a reputation as not being the greatest holiday in terms of weather.¬† Here’s a look at some statistics on the holiday over the last 30 years. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: Memorial Day, weather

KVRR Astronomy Update

This Week's Moon Phase and Constellations

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff has this week’s astronomy update: Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, constellation, jupiter, moon, SPACE, stars, virgo, weather

Jupiter & Saturn

When Can You See the Planets?

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at when you can see Jupiter, Saturn, and the next Full Moon: Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: jupiter, moon, saturn, SPACE, weather

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Lava Lamps

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff created his own lava lamp with Concordia Science Academy Coordinator, Dr. Graeme Wyllie. What You Need: Cooking Oil Water A Tall¬† Clear Glass or cylinder Food Coloring Half of an Alka-Seltzer Tablet How to Make Your Own Lava Lamp: Put water in the tall glass or cylinder, and fill it about a quarter-way up. Put…

Gemini Stars

KVRR Astronomy Update

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at what to look for in the stars this week: Categories: Community, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, gemini, moon, SPACE, stars, weather

City Crews Withstand a Blast of Wicked Winter Weather

Temperateures close to freezing and modest snowfall amounts made keeping Fargo streets easier than it couild have been

FARGO, N.D. — Snow started falling before dawn and crews were out early to keep the roadways clear, but plows weren’t the only ones swinging back into action. Snow caught many by surprise, but Fargo city crews were ready for Mother Nature’s wicked weather curveball. “We have a night crew that’s on staff they’re supposed to be sweeping, but in…

Kennedy Elementary Students Learn About Weather with Two Familiar Faces

North Dakota State Climatologist Adnan Akyuz visited with the first graders about our weather patterns

FARGO, N.D. — A tornado was reported “inside” Kennedy Elementary School in Fargo. North Dakota State Climatologist Adnan Akyuz visited with the first graders about our weather patterns. He created a tornado in the classroom using an enclosed chamber as part of his demonstration with the help of KVRR’s very own Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec. Akyuz says it’s always best…

Looking Up to the (New) Moon

What's Today's Moon Phase?

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at the current moon phase and what constellations we can easily see in the stars this week: Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, constellations, leo, moon, stars, weather