Community Appreciation Day at BSU postponed; severe thunderstorm on its way
BEMIDJI -- The Community Appreciation Day at Bemidji State University scheduled for Thursday late Thursday afternoon has been postponed because of a possible severe thunderstorm moving into the area, officials at BSU said this morning.
BSU officials did not announce when the event will be held.
According to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, much of eastern North Dakota and a large portion of northwest Minnesota is under a severe thunderstorm warning today, with potenial for heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. The weather pattern is expected to continue east into Beltrami County sometime today. A second round of storms is possible this afternoon, the weather service said.
In Grand Forks, a thunderstorm dumped more than a half inch of rain this morning as it swept through the area on its way east, according to the Grand Forks Herald. it swept through Grand Forks,