MIDWEEK WONDER. A warm, sunny and calm day today will be the highlight of the week as clouds build in over the evening and rain falls overnight. We track the forecast and upcoming seasons, along with an outdoors access bill that won’t die in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: Hide & Seek. A rooster pheasant ducks behind some dry vegetation as another runs for cover. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 4/16 – Calm – Hi 60, Lo 35, Wind L&V.
Tomorrow: Wed 4/17 – Rainy – Hi 49, Lo 41, Wind N@10. .5” Rn
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
5:11PM 5:58AM 11:56PM 11:29AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (90% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 8:00-9:00PM. 6:00-7:00AM. Moonset just ahead of sunrise and light winds will star the day off right in the Edge Hour.
PADDLING. North Dakota’s paddlefish snagging season opens Wed. May 1. Hours are from 7 am to 7 pm daily until the season closes on May 21, or upon the reaching of a harvest quota, whichever comes first. Resident tags for paddlefish snagging are $10.
THE SLIP. Lawmakers are attempting to tack a study to develop the “everything’s posted” database, after much of SB 2315 was gutted in last week’s House Vote. The appropriations bill HB 1021 now contains the committee language for a study on posting everything in the state via the internet.
FORECAST. Looking out to the Easter Holiday, egg hunts may turn into egg rolls as winds rise with warm temperatures, while the first shot of real spring rain settles down the dust and clears the gutters tonight into tomorrow.