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Xcel Energy Working to Restore Power to Grand Forks Area

Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Xcel Energy crews are working to restore power to approximately 1,500 customers around Grand Forks. That is down from the 8,500 that lost power due to the storm this morning. Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks. A top gust of 70 miles per hour was reported at the airport this…

I-94 Closed West of Tower City After Contents from Truck Spill Onto Interstate

We will keep you up to date as soon as more information becomes available

  BARNES COUNTY, ND — I-94 is closed west of Tower City, according to reports from law enforcement in the National Weather Service chat room. It is believed that strong storms with heavy rain may have caused a truck to go off the road and spill some of its contents onto the interstate. Law enforcement is also reporting several cars were…

Haboob Blankets Khartoum, Sudan

Video has been released of a haboob that blanketed Khartoum, Sudan on June 1st

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Take a look at this. Video has been released of a haboob that blanketed Khartoum, Sudan on June 1st. A haboob is a massive dust storm that can last up to 30 minutes and grow to be 1,000 feet tall. They move across land like a wall of sand and bury homes in its path as well as…

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