Weather Forecast


Friday Midday Forecast Discussion

Happy Friday! An area of light rain has moved into the Devils Lake and Langdon areas this morning, but the rest of the area is seeing a sunny to partly cloudy sky. We’ll see this continue into the early afternoon, but eventually, a few thunderstorms will develop, and could become severe. The main threats will be large and damaging wind gust, but an isolated tornado is possible. This activity will quiet down later this evening, as everything progresses to the east. After the thunderstorms move out of the area, we’ll see the clouds begin to clear, allowing for a pleasant night. Perfect weather for a bonfire or even camping, as the wind will be light and temperatures will be pleasantly cool.

The upcoming weekend is shaping up to be fantastic! Expecting a sunny to partly cloudy sky, with highs in the 70s and 80s. Great weather for boating on the lakes, BBQ’s, or any sort of outdoor activities. Although cooler, the pleasant weather will continue into next week, but there is a chance of showers and storms on Monday.

Have a great weekend!

-Meteorologist Aaron White

Aaron White

Aaron White - Aaron joins the WDAY Weather team from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he worked as a Meteorologist and Weather Producer for KSFY, the ABC affiliate. Being an “army brat” most of his life, he grew up in many different states in the Midwest, and even another country. Aaron and his family lived in Germany for 3 years, before moving to Manhattan, Kansas in 2001. He calls Kansas his home state, having gone to junior high, high school and college there. He earned in Bachelors of Science degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Kansas in 2012. While he was there, he did Undergraduate research on river flooding, which included a focus on the Red River. After his sophomore year, he began an internship at KSFY, and eventually worked to become a weather producer. Aside from forecasting the weather, he participated in storm chasing. During his time at the University of Kansas, he and some of his colleagues chased storms across Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri, and Iowa. After the Super Outbreak of 2011, Aaron and his colleagues raised $3000 and collected food and water to take to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which was ravaged by and EF4 tornado on April 27, 2011. His group spent a week there, helping clean up debris left over from the tornado. It was an eye opening experience for him, having not seen that kind of devastation in person before. Aaron has always been passionate about weather, and gets reminded about watching The Weather Channel when he was 3, at family gatherings. When he isn’t forecasting, Aaron enjoys swimming, running, and cheering on the Kansas Jayhawks.

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