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National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
640 PM CDT Monday Aug 31 2015

issued at 637 PM CDT Monday Aug 31 2015

No changes of any significance...only minor cloud cover and pop
adjustments through the remainder of the evening.


Short term...(this evening through Tuesday night)
issued at 320 PM CDT Monday Aug 31 2015

A cold front is located from Baudette to Wahpeton and continues to
move east. The front will basically wash out this evening as winds
to light overnight and then south to southwest on Tuesday. A band
of middle level moisture from central South Dakota is extending into far southeast ND
and contains some sprinkles. Coordinate with bis/abr and added isolated
rain shower- to far southern Red River into the evening. Otherwise generally clear dvl
basin and gradual clearing eastward overnight. Tuesday looks less
humid than the past several days. Tuesday night models still
indicate a push of 850 mb instability/moisture with the chance for
some overnight convection mainly northern 2/3 of the forecast area so kept
idea of low thunderstorm chances.

Long term...(wednesday through monday)
issued at 320 PM CDT Monday Aug 31 2015

Risk of early Wednesday T-storms in parts of far northwest Minnesota...otherwise
warm and much more humid on Wednesday into Thursday as
temperatures reach the middle to upper 80s region wide with some
lower 90s west of the Red River valley. As in the past few warm
outbreaks...warmest temperatures likely Devils Lake basin-Langdon region.


Aviation...(for the 00z tafs through 00z Tuesday evening)
issued at 637 PM CDT Monday Aug 31 2015

All sites at VFR cloud levels and should remain so through the
remainder of the period. Bji still indicating some scattered SC however
this should exit leaving only middle/upper level clouds.


Fgf watches/warnings/advisories...


short term...Riddle
long term...hoppes/Riddle

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