Daryl Ritchison


North Dakota's Assistant State Climatologist. Working at North Dakota State University. Opinions are my own and RTs are not endorsements.

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Good to see 80s on he map again. #highs

Before the cold front arrived, it was quite warm today. #highs #ndwx #mnwx

The front is slowly inching southward. #herecomesoctober

Fargo Moorhead was jinxed today on the sun. Thunderstorms in western North Dakota moving east overnight. #ndwx.

The showers in the area are generally dropping less than 0.10" of rain. #wxreport #ndwx

Rainfall since midnight. 3" total is the Robinson station. Slow moving rain just southwest of Fargo

NCDC ranked July as 25th coldest since 1895 in North Dakota. 27th in MN. 18th fin SD. Indiana and Arkansas coldest.

one of the sharks from the movie landed in my pool. Another reason to come over and visit.

Peak wind gust sites today. NDAWN measures wind at 10 feet not 33 feet like airports do. #ndwx #mnwx

Chilly evening especially with the brisk NW wind still occurring. #ndwx #mnwx

Also notice wind shift to the due north behind boundary. Very impressive. #ndwx #mnwx

Temperatures behind boundary from previous tweets are much colder. #ndwx #mnwx

yep, that is some thick smoke over you. #ndwx #smoke

I have been posting daily images of that heat wave. Here is image of ND highs on July 9, 1936

Yesterday's rain totals at the sites. #ndwx

Thunderstorm to the northwest of Fargo. #ndwx #thunder

My daughter and me made Princess Leia cupcakes to celebrate #starwarsday. May the 4th be with you.

Pussywillows on my Aspen tree. #spring

Convective cloud NW of Moorhead. #verticalisnicetosee

Yep, the Red River Valley is flat #flatland #lakebed