THREE DAY EVE. We’re just a few short hours away from a three day weekend and the air will be charged with warm, unsettled conditions along with fireworks. We eye up where we’re sitting for your best fishing hours along with
Featured Photo: SUMMER KING. A pumpkinseed takes a prince nymph. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Thu 7/2 – Warm & Windy – Hi 91, Lo 65, Wind S@25, G35
Tomorrow: Fri 7/3 – Feeling July Hi 90, Lo 67, Wind SE@11, G18
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:24PM 3:45AM 11:57PM 11:28AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (91% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00PM. Moonrise will start off your holiday weekend with hot fishing in our Edge Hour.
WMA RULES. The NDG&F highlights the state’s wildlife management area system and the rules surrounding their use in the latest installment of the agency’s Outdoors Online webcast. As summer turns to fall, it’s important to know the facts behind the varied public opportunities throughout the state provided by WMAs.
KNOCKBACK. The weekly rain totals provided by NOAA show pockets of more than eight inches falling in some areas of North Dakota. Along the Highway 2 corridor, places near Minot, Devils Lake and Grand Forks all saw large swaths of rain totaling six to eight inches of rain, and generally one to four inches falling in the dry southwest
THE WAY IT SHOULD BE. Things stay hot as a firecracker for your Fourth of July weekend, and a cool down doesn’t come until Monday. Highs hover around 90 for the next four days, but watch those evening skies for a light show other than fireworks as storms roll in on the super-charged air.