RISE ABOVE. While southeastern ND may get a glancing blow from the snow system moving through this week, much of the state stays above the storm line. We keep an eye on that and more in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: On the Wing. A hen pheasant flies down a draw near Bismarck. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 4/9 – Something’s Brewin’ Hi 46, Lo 28, Wind E@15 G22.
Tomorrow: Wed 4/10 – Look South. Hi 38, Lo 27, Wind NE@16, G24.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:44AM 12:03AM 5:23PM 4:56AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (19% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00AM. The sunrise hour will be calm as east winds build all day, making it your Edge Hour.
Haymaker. The monstrous system moving in to the south is anticipated to drop snow amounts over a foot, and possibly 20 inches in parts of SD and MN. The best models have it completely missing ND, while some show it hitting the southeast with up to eight inches.
The Buzz. The NDG&F began aerial mule deer surveys over the badlands yesterday, with low-flying aircraft used to sample the species and get an idea of populations in their core area. Along with overall numbers, surveyors also get an idea on ratios like buck-to-doe and doe-to-fawn.
Crunch It. If you’re looking for a simple spring trout jig, consider tying up the Camden Crunch. It’s a easy mix of marabou, chenille and trimmed hackle that connects with stocked fish. Tie them up in brown, black and olive!