Melt going well in northern valley; weekend storm could add to problems
Published 03/17/2009, Grand Forks Herald
This week’s melting has been close to ideal, said Bill Barrett, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, with daytime temperatures near 40 and nights near freezing, slowing the melt. Thawing will slow until the weekend, when warmer temperatures will speed it again, likely increasing overland flooding, Barrett said.Word count: 491
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