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WDAZ Forecast from Meteorologist John Wheeler


Mostly cloudy skies tonight will keep most areas from freezing tonight.  There is a Frost Advisory for spotty, light frost in a few spots north of Devils Lake and across far northern Minnesota.  there will be a few sprinkles across southern North Dakota..

Lows: 35°F-43°F

Wind: North 5-15 mph


Partlky cloudy and cool.  Isolates sprinkles.

Highs: 53°F-58°F

Wind: North 10-20 mph

Friday Night

Partly cloudy.  Cool.

 Lows: 33°F-38°F

Wind: Northwest 5-10 mph

Extended Forecast

Friday into the weekend will bring a modest warming trend with temperatures rising a few degrees each day.  Next week looks even warmer.  Rain is not expected this weekend or early next week.

Enjoy the crisp, fall weather.

-Meteorologist John Wheeler


John Wheeler

John was born in Baton Rouge, LA, and grew up near Birmingham, Alabama. As a teenager, his family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, and later to a small town in northeast Iowa. John traces his early interest in weather to the difference in climate between Alabama and Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in meteorology. Like any meteorologist, John is intrigued by extremes of weather, especially arctic air outbreaks and winter storms.  John has been known to say he prefers his summers to be hot but in winter, he prefers the cold.  When away from work, John enjoys long-distance running and reading.  John has been a meteorologist at WDAY since May of 1985.

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