STILL, DECENT. Calmer conditions settle in for the front half of the week, but it appears like all good things, there may be a price to pay for it as next weekend approaches. We’ll keep an eye on what’s in store and where the threat of snow may fall; you get caught up on spring news and more in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: WON’T BE LONG! Check out the FWS update below for the shift in spring conditions happening nationwide. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 3/9 – Chilly – Hi 35, Lo 23, Wind SE@8
Tomorrow: Tue 3/10 – Calm – Hi 40, Lo 28, Wind S@5
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
6:48PM 7:32AM 12:36AM 1:04PM
Moon Phase: Full Moon
EDGE HOUR: Double Edge! 7:00-8:00AM & 6:30-7:30PM. The rise and set of the sun and full moon align along with light winds for a great start and finish to the day in our Double Edge Hours!
SPRING THINGS. The US Fish & Wildlife Service celebrates the onset of spring with some great photo spreads and stories from its refuges around the nation. From mushrooms and frogs to turtles and bison, the motions of a warming season are underway!
DOUBLE UP. The Minnesota DNR reminds anglers to DOUBLE the depth of late season ice to ensure safe travel. As warmth, wind and rain quickly cut into surface ice across the region, anglers are urged to be safe and aware of the rapidly changing conditions around them.
BAT SIGNAL. UC Berkley’s California Magazine makes the connection as to how bats may be the source of Covid-19, and how their increasingly closer encounters with humans, due in part to habitat loss, are resulting in new and more powerful viruses being spread to people.