Winter Weather

Proposed Fargo Ordinance Would Require Owners Move Parked Vehicles Off Streets During Major Storms

Owners That Don't Move Vehicles Could Be Fined

FARGO, N.D.– You might have to head out into the snow just to move your car soon. The City of Fargo is drawing up an ordinance that would require vehicle owners to get their parked¬†cars off the streets for big snow storms. The proposal would require an emergency declaration by the mayor if four inches of snow or more are…

Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…

Winter Roads Cause Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-94 in Fargo

The vehicles were stuck in the ditches along the interstate's westbound lanes in Fargo

FARGO– Winter roads are continuing to create troublesome conditions for drivers. At least three vehicles were stuck in ditches along I-94 this morning at 8:30 just after a multi-vehicle crash. The vehicles were stuck on the sides of the interstate’s westbound lanes near the Veterans Boulevard exit in Fargo. The crash slowed down morning commuters for over an hour while…

What’s With This Winter Weather? KVRR’s Marshall Downing Explains

Marshall Tells Us Why We've Seen So Much Snow And Cold, And When Things Will Return To Normal

  Are you sick of the snow and the cold we’ve been cycling through the last few weeks? Worry not! KVRR Morning Meteorologist Marshall Downing has some good news. He explains what caused our weather to turn for the worse for the start of 2019. But he tells us that there’s good reason to think things should stabilize for the…

Sanford Physician Gives Tips for Staying Safe During Frigid Temperatures

With the coming temperatures, any exposed skin is at risk of frostbite

FARGO, N.D. – It’s a life or death situation if you’re not properly dressed during frigid winter temperatures. You could face frostbite in… “Less than five minutes, if their skin is uncovered,” Sanford Occupational Medicine Physician Dr. John Beauclair said. Dr. John Beauclair advises people to cover the crucial areas of your body when it’s this cold. “Make sure you…

Fargo Public Works Sends 10 Sanding Units Out After Winter Weather

They called employees back yesterday at 4:30 pm to begin road cleanup

FARGO– Fargo Public Works has all 10 of its sanding units out on the roads due to slick conditions. They called employees back yesterday at 4:30 pm to begin road cleanup. The sanding units worked through the evening and into today. A supervisor said they were not anticipating the slippery road conditions and for areas that have not yet been…

Local Auto Body Shops Busy with Winter Business

Local Car Body Shops Are Busy Due to the Winter Weather

While many people may not favor this winter weather, it is creating a lot of business for local body shops. “This winter we’ve definitely been having our share of crashes and vehicles slipping and sliding off the road,” said Sgt. Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol. ¬†“I think we’ve just had a few more snow type incidents and things…

No Fun Like Snow Fun: FM Area Enjoying a Winter Wonderland

People Throughout the Area are Enjoying Winter Activities

From sledding to snowshoeing, there’s plenty to do in the FM area this winter. While some people use this day to relax, others see activities such as snowshoeing as an opportunity to get in a workout while hanging out with their friends. “We came out to get some fresh air with the new snow, and mod, our dog, loves to…