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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

NDZ015-202215-
BISMARCK/MANDAN-BURLEIGH/MORTON ND
46.78N 100.76W ELEV. 1650 FT
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      35          19          35          25          32
TEMP                   24 35 29 25 23 21 18 19 31 35 30 25 28 25 25 25 28 32 27
DEWPT                  19 27 25 22 20 18 17 18 24 26 26 25 27 25 25 25 26 27 25
RH                     81 72 85 88 88 88 96 96 75 69 85100 96100100100 92 81 92
WIND DIR                S SW  S SW SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                4  5  4  5  5  4  5  5  6  6  6  5  5  8 10 12 13 17 14
CLOUDS                 OV B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30           5          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.01        0.09        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN               S                             S
RAIN                                               S
SLEET                   C                          S  C
SNOW                                            S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                  PF
WIND CHILL             18       18 16 15  9 11 24 29 23 18 22 16 15 14 17 21 15
MIN CHILL               5    22    16     9     9    23    18    15    14    15


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            22    29      14    26      14    24      10    17
TEMP          23   22 29 25 20   14 25 22 16   15 23 22 17   10 17 14
DEWPT         21   20 21 19 16   13 18 18 15   15 17 17 13    9  8  6
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NW     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           30    20      10     5       5    20      30    10
SNOW           C    C  S  S                        S  S  C    C

$$
NDZ033-202215-
DICKINSON-STARK ND
46.80N 102.81W ELEV. 2562 FT
857 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE                SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      40          24          39          27          32
TEMP                   38 40 32 29 26 25 22 25 36 39 34 32 32 29 29 26 30 32 27
DEWPT                  29 30 25 23 20 20 20 21 27 30 30 29 29 26 26 24 25 25 24
RH                     70 67 75 78 78 81 92 84 69 70 85 88 88 88 88 92 81 75 88
WIND DIR                W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               10 12  8 10  8  6  9  8  9 10 10 11 14 17 17 19 18 20 18
CLOUDS                 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2
POP 12HR                     10           5          60          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.06        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN
RAIN                                            L
SNOW                                            L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
WIND CHILL             31 33 25 20 18 17 12 16 29 32 26 23 22 17 17 12 18 20 14
MIN CHILL              29    25    18    12    12    26    22    16    12    14


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            23    31      18    30      19    27      12    18
TEMP          25   23 31 25 23   18 29 26 22   20 27 22 17   13 15 15
DEWPT         22   21 22 19 19   17 21 20 20   18 20 17 14    9  6  6
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      SW    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           40    20      20    10      10    30      30    10
SNOW           C    C  S  S  S    S                C  C  C    C

$$
NDZ044-202215-
HETTINGER-ADAMS ND
46.02N 102.66W ELEV. 2703 FT
857 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE                SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      38          24          39          27          33
TEMP                   37 38 32 28 25 24 22 23 34 39 35 33 33 28 30 26 31 33 28
DEWPT                  28 29 24 23 21 20 20 21 27 30 30 30 29 26 26 24 25 26 24
RH                     70 70 72 81 84 84 92 92 75 70 82 89 85 92 85 92 78 75 85
WIND DIR                W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               11 10  6  5  5  4  5  4  8  9  9 13 14 18 18 20 21 23 18
WIND GUST                                                              32 33
CLOUDS                 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2
POP 12HR                     10           5          50          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.02        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN
SNOW                                            C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
WIND CHILL             29 31 26 22 18 18 13 17 27 33 28 23 23 15 18 12 18 21 15
MIN CHILL              27    26    18    13    15    28    23    15    12    15


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            23    31      18    31      18    27      12    20
TEMP          26   25 31 25 22   19 30 26 21   19 27 22 19   13 12 20
DEWPT         23   22 22 20 20   18 23 21 20   19 21 19 16   11  9  9
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      SW    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           30    10      20    10      10    40      30    20
SNOW           C    C        S    S                C  C  C    C  S  S

$$
NDZ011-202215-
MINOT-WARD ND
48.26N 101.29W ELEV. 1699 FT
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      32          19          32          22          29
TEMP                   27 32 27 27 25 22 20 20 28 32 26 28 22 24 22 22 22 29 25
DEWPT                  22 25 23 24 22 21 18 17 22 25 24 25 22 24 22 22 22 24 22
RH                     81 75 85 88 88 96 92 88 78 75 92 88100100100100100 81 88
WIND DIR                S SW  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SE NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                6  8  6  8  6  5  6  5  8  8  6  4  4  8  9 11 11 14 13
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC FW SC B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.02        0.06        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG DRZL               S
FRZG RAIN
SLEET                                              S  S
SNOW                    C  S                    S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                  F+
WIND CHILL             20 25 20 19 17 15 11 12 20 25 18    16 15 12 10 10 18 13
MIN CHILL              14    20    17    11    11    18    16    12    10    13
DENSE FOG               Y


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            20    26      13    24      13    22       7    12
TEMP          22   20 26 21 16   14 23 21 19   13 22 18 13    7 11 10
DEWPT         20   19 20 16 13   12 17 16 14   13 15 13  9    4  4  2
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NW     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      10    10       5    10      20    10
SNOW           S    S                                    S    S

$$
NDZ037-202215-
JAMESTOWN-STUTSMAN ND
46.94N  98.69W ELEV. 1496 FT
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      28          19          31          23          30
TEMP                   26 28 28 27 24 22 20 20 29 30 25 25 23 24 24 26 28 30 25
DEWPT                  21 23 25 24 21 20 18 18 24 26 24 24 23 24 24 25 27 26 25
RH                     81 81 88 88 88 92 92 92 81 85 96 96100100100 96 96 85100
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S SW  S SW  S  S  S SE SE SE SE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                8  8  8  6  8  6  6  8 10 10  9  9  6  4  5  8 11 16 16
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          10           5          20          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.03        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG DRZL               S
FRZG RAIN               S
SNOW                    S  C                                S  S  C  C  L  L  C
OBVIS                  F+ PF
WIND CHILL             18 20 20 20 15 14 11 10 20 21 16 16 15 18 17 18 18 19 12
MIN CHILL              14    19    15    11     9    16    14    16    17    12
DENSE FOG               Y


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            20    25      15    23      11    20       7    13
TEMP          24   20 25 21 17   16 23 18 15   11 20 16 14    7 13 10
DEWPT         22   20 20 19 16   15 18 16 13   11 15 13 10    5  5  4
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       N    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           50    20      10    10       5    10      20    10
SNOW           C    C  S  S                              S    S

$$
NDZ001-202215-
WILLISTON-WILLIAMS ND
48.18N 103.64W ELEV. 1920 FT
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      35          19          35          24          31
TEMP                   29 35 31 24 22 20 18 21 31 35 33 30 30 25 25 24 29 31 26
DEWPT                  23 27 25 23 19 18 16 17 24 27 28 26 27 23 23 23 24 24 23
RH                     78 72 78 96 88 92 92 84 75 72 82 85 88 92 92 96 81 75 88
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                8  8  6  6  5  3  5  5  6  5  4  8 10 11 11 14 13 16 12
CLOUDS                 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2
POP 12HR                     20           5          60          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04        0.08        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN
SLEET
SNOW                                            L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
WIND CHILL             21 28 24 16 15     9 13 24       22 21 14 14 11 18 20 15
MIN CHILL              15    24    15     9     9    27    21    14    11    15


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            20    28      14    26      15    24       6    14
TEMP          22   20 28 24 19   15 25 22 19   15 24 19 14    7 10 13
DEWPT         21   19 21 18 15   13 19 19 17   15 18 15 11    5  4  4
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       S    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           30     5      20    10      10    30      20    10
SNOW           C    C        S    S                C  C  S    S

$$
NDZ021-202215-
GARRISON-MCLEAN ND
47.65N 101.44W ELEV. 1912 FT
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      31          20          34          23          30
TEMP                   25 31 27 25 23 21 18 19 31 34 32 28 28 25 23 23 25 30 25
DEWPT                  21 25 24 24 21 20 18 19 24 27 26 26 26 25 23 23 24 26 22
RH                     84 78 88 96 92 96100100 75 75 78 92 92100100100 96 85 88
WIND DIR                S SW  S  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                5  6  5  6  6  4  5  5  8  8  6  5  5  9 10 12 13 17 14
CLOUDS                 OV B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     30           5          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.02        0.08        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG DRZL
RAIN                                               S
SLEET
SNOW                    C                       C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                  PF
WIND CHILL             18 24 20 17 15 15 10 11 24 27 26 22 22 16 12 11 13 18 13
MIN CHILL              12    20    15    10     9    26    20    12    11    13


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            20    26      13    25      13    22       7    14
TEMP          23   20 26 20 18   13 24 21 16   14 22 18 14    8 13 12
DEWPT         20   19 20 18 15   13 17 17 15   14 17 14 11    6  5  4
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NW     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30    10      10     5       5    20      20    10
SNOW           C    C                              S  S  S    S

$$
NDZ043-202215-
BOWMAN-BOWMAN ND
46.19N 103.43W ELEV. 2956 FT
857 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE                SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      40          25          40          28          33
TEMP                   38 40 33 29 27 26 24 24 35 40 37 33 33 30 30 28 32 32 31
DEWPT                  29 31 26 23 23 21 21 21 26 30 31 30 29 27 26 25 25 26 24
RH                     70 70 75 78 85 81 88 88 69 67 79 89 85 88 85 88 75 78 75
WIND DIR                W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               12 12  8  8  6  5  6  6 10 10 12 18 18 20 20 21 23 24 19
WIND GUST                                                           32 33 34
CLOUDS                 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2
POP 12HR                     10           5          60          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.03        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                            L     C
SNOW                                            L  L     C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C
WIND CHILL             30 33 26 21 20 19 16 16 27 33 29 22 22 17 17 14 19 19 19
MIN CHILL              27    26    20    16    15    29    22    17    14    19


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            24    32      19    31      20    28      13    19
TEMP          27   26 32 27 23   20 31 26 22   20 28 24 20   14 13 19
DEWPT         24   22 22 20 20   19 23 22 20   20 21 19 17   11  9 10
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      SW    NE      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           40    20      20    10      20    40      30    20
SNOW           C    C  S  S  S    S        S    S  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$
NDZ045-202215-
SELFRIDGE-SIOUX ND
46.16N 100.90W ELEV. 2375 FT
957 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      38          24          35          26          33
TEMP                   30 38 33 29 27 26 22 22 32 35 31 29 33 27 27 26 28 33 27
DEWPT                  25 30 27 25 23 21 20 21 26 27 27 27 29 27 26 25 27 27 24
RH                     81 73 78 85 85 81 92 96 78 72 85 92 85100 96 96 96 78 88
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                5  6  6  6  5  5  6  5  8  8  6  6  8 11 13 14 17 18 17
CLOUDS                 OV SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     30           5          20          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.06        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN               S                             S
RAIN                                               S
SLEET                   S                          S  C
SNOW                                            S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
WIND CHILL             24    27 22 20 19 11 15 25 28 24 22 26 17 16 14 16 22 14
MIN CHILL              12    26    20    11    12    24    22    16    13    14


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            21    29      16    28      16    25      10    17
TEMP          24   21 29 25 21   16 26 26 19   17 25 22 19   10 17 14
DEWPT         22   20 22 20 18   15 19 19 17   16 18 18 15   10  8  7
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       N    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV B1
POP 12HR           30    20      10     5       5    30      30    20
SNOW           C    C  S  S                        C  C  C    C  S  S

$$






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