Forecasts miss non-storm in northern Red River Valley
Published 02/29/2012, Grand Forks Herald
The winter storm, maybe even a blizzard, forecast for much of the Red River Valley — including up to 8 inches of snow predicted for Grand Forks — never made it that far north. National Weather Service meteorologist Brad Hopkins said several factors spared Grand Forks from the winter storm that dropped rain, ice and as much as 18 inches of snow in central Minnesota and southeast North Dakota.Word count: 702
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