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Frosty Mornings

Frosty Mornings

Sep 16, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Grand forks came close but missed a chance to establish the date for the season’s first frost this morning (mon).    The temperature dipped to 37 degrees just before seven a-m.    According to the national weather service the average date for a first frost at the grand forks airport is September 13th…and the n-w-s office September 16th.   The first frost likely occurs when air temps drop to between 36 and 33 degrees.    Mark ewens of the n-w-s office says looking at the 6-10 and 8-14 day forecast it may be awhile for lows to reach that level.

 

ewens says we won’t be able to stave off the cold forever but the long-range weather outlook suggests above normal temps through the end of year.

 

 

The average first freeze dates for grand forks…32 to 29 degrees…arrive this weekend.   

 

 

 

A number of reporting points in northeren Minnesota had a chilly start to the day:   hibbing 30 degrees…international falls 29…ely 28….and orr and crane lake dipped to 27.

 

 

 

 

Fargo first frost…..9/18   (airport)

 

Fargo first freeze….9/30

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