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June 15, 2013
Lightning causes fire at oil facility
KEENE, N.D. -- A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries. Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie County, said lightning struck a tank owned by Murex Petroleum about 8 a.m. Friday....
June 15, 2013 - 10:00am
June 12, 2013
Jamestown area receives more moisture
Jamestown has received twice the moisture so far this year as it did by this time last year. The Jamestown area saw mostly normal precipitation this year until the end of April, said WDAY Chief Meteorologist John Wheeler. Then May hit. Wheeler said that precipitation levels recorded...
June 12, 2013 - 6:38am
June 8, 2013
Waiting on the rain: Constant moisture delays garden planting for some
The cool, wet weather has pushed back many gardeners' spring planting schedule in the Jamestown area. And with more rain and seasonably cool...
June 8, 2013 - 6:45am
June 5, 2013
Lack of sunshine irritates many in the Jamestown area
It's June, but -- to the disappointment of North Dakotans who weathered an unusually long winter this year -- there hasn't been much sunshine this month. Recent rainy weather has kept many people from relaxing at the lake and has made it difficult for people to keep up with their...
June 5, 2013 - 7:00am
Cool, clear weather could bring more water problems
After a month of great conditions for waterfowl, officials are taking stock of local infrastructure while forecasters look for a break in the weather. "Precipitation has been significantly above normal for the past 30 days," said F. Adnan Akyuz, North Dakota state climatologist...
June 5, 2013 - 6:59am
June 4, 2013
Water on US Highway 83 north of Max; Traffic speeds reduced
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) is reporting water on the northbound and southbound roadway on US Highway 83 approximately nine miles north of Max, N.D. Traffic is allowed, but speeds are reduced to 15 mph. The following roadway remains closed due to flooding: ...
June 4, 2013 - 10:53am
June 3, 2013
Thousands turn out for Rib Fest despite chill
The air was cold but the ribs were hot at the Second Annual Rib Fest Saturday, as thousands of people gathered at Ave Maria Village for food,...
June 3, 2013 - 5:38am
May 28, 2013
Weather warnings save lives
Friday, a nasty-looking storm brewed on the horizon. The Daily Republic's radar and weather alerts showed no severity, however. Neither did radio or television reports. It made us wonder what it would have been like to live on the South Dakota prairie a century ago, when nobody knew...
May 28, 2013 - 7:20am
May 21, 2013
Monday rainfall sets record in Jamestown
The rain lessened in severity but did not stop falling Monday throughout North Dakota, setting a new one-day record total for May 19 in Jamestown. Todd Hamilton, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Bismarck, said Monday that on Sunday 0.99 of an inch of rain had...
May 21, 2013 - 7:20am
May 20, 2013
High water: Storm drops 2.11 inches, more to come
A rainstorm dumped 2.11 inches of water on Jamestown between Saturday and Sunday morning, prompting overland flooding that caused street closures...
May 20, 2013 - 6:12am
May 15, 2013
Winds fuel fire, hamper travel: Campers tip on I-94 but no injuries reported; red flag warning issued
Strong winds Tuesday stoked fires, and made travel difficult for high-profile vehicles. Winds blew steady around 39 mph throughout the day and...
May 15, 2013 - 6:59am
May 14, 2013
Strong wind causes accidents
Strong wind with rain tipped over several vehicles in Barnes County early Tuesday morning, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. Walt Lashley, 45, of Billings, Mont., was driving a 1987 Kenworth semi truck west on Interstate 94 near mile marker 280 when he drove into what he described...
May 14, 2013 - 1:23pm
May 13, 2013
Brisk day for meet
(John M. Steiner / The Sun) Spectators are bundled up in blankets Saturday during a high school track meet, watching as Jamestown's Alison Allmer...
May 13, 2013 - 6:07am
May 1, 2013
More should sign up for CodeRed here
Every summer, North Dakotans can be certain they'll have to put up with road construction and severe weather. The road construction is predictable and steady, but the weather is anything but. These storms are simply a fact of living in the Northern Plains. The storms can vary from...
May 1, 2013 - 6:28am
April 30, 2013
Stutsman County to test emergency operation plan
Blizzard season may be over, but North Dakotans still need to be aware of warmer-weather hazards -- floods, high wind, thunderstorms, tornadoes...
April 30, 2013 - 7:01am