Tag Archives: North Dakota

Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #41

This week’s image was taken a few mornings ago. The image above shows the snow over Montana and the Dakotas. Notice that there are two layers of “white”, one being the snow on the ground and the other is clouds … Continue reading

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5/20/19: Storm Chase Predictions

Hopefully, our days of positioning and playing the chess match will pay off this afternoon.  Today looks to be a very bad day for the Great Plains. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a High Risk for severe weather … Continue reading

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5/16/19 High Plains Tours: Day #5 Predictions

Today is no good for chasing. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for a long swath of the northern Great Plains, Midwest, and all the way over to the Mid-Atlantic. Currently, there is less than a … Continue reading

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5/15/19 High Plains Tours: Day #4 Predictions

Today is no good for chasing. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for parts of North Dakota.  It is not chaseable for us, and wouldn’t have been, even if we had ended yesterday in Missouri. Currently, … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #6

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows snow all over the Dakotas. I like this picture for two reasons.  The first is that you can see some light clouds that come from the sublimation of the snow, particularly in … Continue reading

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Dickinson, ND, to Westminster, CO

Yesterday, was a pleasant day in western North Dakota.  We drove around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park with the windows down, and did a few short hikes. This morning has been mild, mostly sunny and still. The NWS in Bismarck, … Continue reading

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Dickinson, North Dakota, Weather: 8/5/18

Yesterday was an incredibly pleasant day along our route from Gillette, WY, to Dickinson, ND.  We stopped at Devil’s Tower and hiked for several hours.   A few storms formed well to our east. By the evening, we were able to … Continue reading

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Gillette, WY, to Dickinson, ND

Yesterday, we had a pleasant drive from Westminster, CO, to Gillette, WY.  It was cloudy for part of the trip, and we did go through some light rain, but overall, it was pleasant.  Once we arrived in Gillette, it was … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #6

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken over the snowy Dakotas. A powerful winter storm passed through the Upper Midwest, dumping a lot of snow across the region.  The visible satellite imagery shows the snow-covered ground in its … Continue reading

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North Dakota Weather: 4/2/17

Yesterday started out cloudy, but transitioned to partly sunny by the afternoon.  It was chilly, but an overall pleasant day. It is a dreary morning here in Grand Forks, as seen from my hotel window this morning: The National Weather Service … Continue reading

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