Weather Forecast


Forecast looks balmy, inviting for outdoor enthusiasts

BEMIDJI – Finally, a warm-up is forecast this week and outdoor enthsusiasts will rejoice.

If predictions hold true, it should make getting outside a bit easier, particularly for those snow-loving enthusiasts.

One to 3 inches of snow is expected Monday night, and more is possible Wednesday.

That should make it appealing for skiers and snowmobilers to head outdoors.

Along with snow, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., is forecasting warmer temperatures following a few weeks of arctic temperatures dipping to minus-20 or more below in some locations.

Below is the weather service’s prediction through Sunday.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. A low around 2.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26. A low around 14.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. A low around 10.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Low around 15.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. A slight chance of snow at night with a low around 15.

Sunday: A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Low around 13.

Steve Wagner

Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and He joined the Herald in April 2013, and previously worked as editor at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and in several roles -- including news director, investigative reporter and crime reporter - at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. His reporting experience includes coverage of Dru Sjodin's disappearance and the federal death penalty case for her murderer, Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., along with several investigative projects. In his spare time, Wagner is an avid runner and occasionally writes about his experiences on his blog, Addicted to Running.

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