BACK TO IT. Temperatures rise and things will once again feel like spring, setting the melt back in motion. We track the impact and look to the skies in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: The sun rises through light clouds. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 3/26 – Spring Again! – Hi 48, Lo 29, Wind S@10.
Tomorrow: Wed 3/27 – Sixty? – Hi 60, Lo 30, WindNW@24, G21.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
1:47AM 11:07AM 6:29AM 6:55PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (65% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 6:30-7:30AM. Moon overhead near sunrise will start an early bite in the Edge Hour.
Crane Kick. The NDG&F Dept. is encouraging snow goose hunters and those on the move this spring to report sightings of whooping cranes. The large, white-winged birds are migrating up from Texas, where a population of about 500 provide a rare sight.
Take Refuge. The US FWS highlights the benefits of wildlife refuges throughout the nation this week in a piece that covers a variety of locations from coast to coast. From fishing to canoeing and other activities, these public spaces connect people with nature.
Jam It. Ice Jams on the Heart River, and rising meltwater levels are causing problems in Mandan, the Bismarck Tribune Reports. Additional flooding in Williston due to ice issues and recent melting on the Little Yellowstone adds to the headlines involving high waters this spring.