WE’RE ABOUT TO BLOW! Relatively calm conditions persist through tonight, but a huge shift in the wind is coming for tomorrow’s Pheasant Opener as forecasts now add an extra 10 mph to the maximum gusts. Hold on to your blaze orange hats! We go potpourri in today’s Three Things.
(WAITING ON WIND. Seeds hanging from an open milkweed pod wait for a breeze to carry them across the prairie. Simonson Photo)
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Fri 10/6 – Dandy of a day. Hi 63, Lo 37, Winds SW@10.
Tomorrow: Sat 10/7 – Small everything advisory! Hi 66, Lo 43, Winds W@32, G45
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Sunrise: 7:50AM Sunset: 7:11PM
Moonrise: 8:10PM Moonset 8:37AM
Overhead: 2:03AM Underfoot: 2:29PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (99% Full)
EDGE HOUR. 7:50-8:50AM. Sunrise and moonset along with calm conditions will have fish and game in motion in today’s Edge Hour. Take advantage of the tranquility while you can, as breezes dominate the weekend.
THE ABC’S OF DEER DISEASE. From CWD to EHS, Dr. Dan Grove, NDG&F Dept. Wildlife Veterinarian explains the headliner diseases that affect our state’s deer populations. Dr. Grove discusses transmission, impact on populations and more in this week’s webcast.
DROUGHT DYING. Much of the state has found relief in the latter stretch of summer from the drought which plagued us from April to August. This week’s drought monitor shows about 98 percent of the state in Severe Drought or less, with more than a quarter of ND in normal conditions.