40% risk of a record-breaking flood in Fargo? Up from 10% threat. Details below.
Snow tapers to flurries this morning, with slowly improving travel conditions during the day.
Rain showers Sunday PM.
50s late next week, chance of 60F highs a week from Sunday.
* thanks to Nick and Shannon Olsen from Minneapolis for having a well-developed sense of humor, and having the courage to put their Christmas lights back up!
** latest snowfall totals from NOAA are here.
* more 2013 flood forecast details from the Grand Forks, ND office of the NWS here.
MONTH MONTHLY SNOWFALL
OCTOBER 2012 3.6 INCHES
NOVEMBER 2012 4.8 INCHES
DECEMBER 2012 5.1 INCHES
JANUARY 2013 9.2 INCHES
FEBRUARY 2013 14.4 INCHES
MARCH 2013 14.6 INCHES
APRIL 2013 14.8 INCHES...AS OF APRIL 17TH
Wisconsin Schedule for Friday, April 19, 2013:
1:00 p.m. Test watch. The test "Watch County Notification" (WCN) with the list of counties will be issued by all five weather offices that serve Wisconsin. SPC will also issue a test WOU. Weather Radios will activate with the real TOA code.
1:45 p.m. Test Tornado Warning (TOR) issued by all weather offices that serve Wisconsin. Weather Radios will activate with the real TOR code.
2:00 p.m. Test Severe Weather Statement (SVS) issued to announce the end of the test warning. No alarm on weather radio.
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