SUNNY DAY. Clear skies will greet the start of a new week today and conditions will be warm, but not too hot as much of the rest of the country bakes in a heatwave. We’ve got more on what’s to come for your outdoor adventures this week, along with construction of safe passage for ND bighorns and a DEO book headed to print in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: The July sun rises over Lake Sakakawea. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sun 7/19 – Pleasant – Hi 84, Lo 59, Wind NW@11, G21
Tomorrow: Mon 7/20 – Rain after noon – Hi 79, Lo 59, Wind L&V
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
4:46AM 9:08PM 12:57PM 12:29AM
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (2% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 5:30-6:30PM. Moonset will start your evening fishing trip off strong in today’s Edge Hour.
RAM XING. The North Dakota Game & Fish Department details the development of a wildlife crossing south of the Long X Bridge on Highway 85 along the little Missouri River near Watford City. The oversized arches will provide a wider path for very specific needs of bighorn sheep living in the surrounding areas.
FIT TO PRINT. The Big Buck Book goes off to print on Tuesday! You can still order your copy of this celebration of North Dakota deer hunting at bigbuckbook.com and get free shipping through July 31! 32 fantastic tales from the field in 2019, including the new state record P&Y non-typical mule deer and 18 features gives you fifty ways to start your 2020 hunting season right!
WIND & WARMING. The weather for the week ahead will bring an early chance at showers before things warm up for next weekend as highs soar into the 90s on Friday and near 100 on Saturday.