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Rise in Temperatures Leading to Rise in River Levels

Flood warnings are also out for Drayton, Neche, Walhalla and upstream of Warren

  RED RIVER VALLEY — Our warm weather is producing snow melt runoff in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota and river levels are rising. A flood warning has been extended in Grafton. The Park River is expected to rise into major flood category with a crest near 16 feet by Saturday. That is nearing the record high of 16.16…

Coming Up on KVRR Local News @ 9!

Here are some of the stories we are working on

KVRR LOCAL NEWS @ 9 — Here are some of the stories we are working on bringing you at 9! KVRR Reporter Shiina LoSciuto says North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands boundaries for campus police in the state. KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway brings us his full report on trash on the highway.  If you choose to litter,…

Tonight on KVRR Local News @ 6!

They fought a major flood battle in 2004 but now people in Grafton are gearing up for another fight

KVRR LOCAL NEWS @ 6 — Here’s what we are working on for you on KVRR Local News @6. KVRR Reporter Shiina LoSciuto has details behind a gun scare in a Moorhead neighborhood.  What the police say caused the problem and why this could continue in the future. They fought a major flood battle in 2004 but now people in…

Astronomy at the Spring Equinox

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at the specifics behind the Spring Equinox and a constellation that’s nice and bright this time of year: Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: constellation, equinox, leo, regulus, SPACE, Spring, weather

Pi Day: Explained!

Is Pi Day about pie or is it based on math?

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at what Pi really is and why we celebrate it on March 14th: Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: March 14th, Math, Pi, Pi Day, Pie, science, weather

NWS Confirms Earliest Recorded Tornadoes in Minnesota History

Forecasters say a tornado near Zimmerman hit around 6:15 Monday evening and damaged buildings and took down trees and power lines

Damage in Zimmerman, Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Fox 9 KMSP ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes caused extensive damage to communities north and south of the Twin Cities. They are the earliest tornadoes recorded in Minnesota history. Forecasters say a tornado near Zimmerman hit around 6:15 Monday evening and damaged buildings and took down…

Weather for the Birds!

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff gets a little help during his last weather forecast from his avian intern,  Bella the Umbrella Cockatoo…and it turns into a very funny situation. Take a look: Bella is available for adoption at the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue, and Education (C.A.A.R.E.) in West Fargo. Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog Tags: avian, bird, CAARE, Forecast, funny,…

NASA Updates for the White Stuff

New Weather Technology Helps People See Snow From Space

Snow is something all of us in the Upper Midwest are used to in the winter. But how are researchers using it to help figure out our country’s water supply? “NASA’s Earth Observing Fleet has been at this for a long time,” explains NASA Scientist Dalia Kirschbaum. New ways to measure the winter white stuff are coming, thanks to scientists…

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