GOOD NEWS TUES! Pheasant crowing counts are up, starting your week off with some great outdoor news. In addition to that, we’ve got more on Operation Dry Water for a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July on area lakes and rivers, a local start to a national TV program and a good looking forecast headed into the weekend.
Featured Photo: Scamp. A whitetail fawn bounds in front of a trailcam. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 6/30 – Stormy – Hi 85, Lo 70, Wind EtoW@15, G25
Tomorrow: Wed 7/1 – About Perfect – Hi 81, Lo 60, Wind SE@9
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
4:49PM 2:45AM 10:06PM 9:40AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (74% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 12:00-1:00PM. Rain chances will lessen for a bit at mid-day, making it your best chance to get outdoors in our Edge Hour.
STAY DRY. The NDG&F Department’s weekly webcast covers the safety efforts of Operation Dry Water, a nationwide program which the agency participates in to prevent boating accidents resulting from alcohol consumption. Wardens will be on the lookout for boating issues and working with operators to make them more aware of safe and sober use.
DU IN ND. The 2020 Season of Ducks Unlimited TV starts off in North Dakota with an excellent waterfowl hunt in the Peace Garden State. DU TV is the longest running outdoors television show in the nation on the topic of waterfowl hunting.
CONSISTENCY. Following today’s rainy conditions with a shot at severe storms throughout, things appear to stabilize for the remainder of the week, right on into the Independence Day Holiday. The ISUM shows highs in the mid-80s through next week with limited precip after today’s dousing.