Weather Service says this winter should be 'near normal'
Published 11/01/2012, Forum Communications
“We’re predicting a near normal winter,” Greg Gust, a warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Forks said Wednesday. Average winter snowfall is 49.6 inches in Fargo and 45.6 inches in Grand Forks. More broadly, the normal snowfall band for the southern valley is 50 to 60 inches, and 40 to 50 inches for the northern valley.Word count: 428