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50 YEARS AGO ft above flood stage. The river still continued to be around 2 ft above flood stage in mid-August. The next Editor's Note: The October 1947 Bulletin con- portion of the video then showed how the flooding tained Secretary Charles F. Brooks's report on the affected Williston and how the waterway had backed 27th Annual Business Meeting, President Henry G. up and created almost a lake out of a small river that Houghton presiding. The following is excerpted from flows into the Missouri. that report. Michael Fransen also took videos of thunder- storms that produced severe weather three nights in a row in north-central North Dakota while he was The Secretary then read a note working the North Dakota Cloud Modification from a life member, who had re- weather radar out of Stanley, North Dakota. It in- turned his ballot unmarked, since cluded a shot of the thunderstorm that produced the he had "long since found only the Carpio tornado and also showed the thunderstorms clique in office ever to get elected" that produced many funnel clouds and several tor- and that "no one who has done nadoes near Minot. practical work—no matter what The next video shown was taken of the tornadoes Society—is ever permitted to be in and funnel clouds that were seen south of Minot. The office—as they or he is invariably not in the video showed five funnel clouds and two, possibly clique—in power." Nobody present seemed to three, tornadoes. agree with him. Pat Whitlock, a Skywarn spotter, provided the last video of the evening, which showed the 1993 hail Bull Amer. Meteor. Soc., 28,384. storm that hit Bismarck and Mandan. This storm pro- duced 2-in. hail and resulted in damage over $20 mil- lion dollars.—Tanja Fransen. • Sensors to Measure: • Wind Speed • Wind Direction • Peak Gusts • Temperature • Pressure • Relative Humidity • Precipitation R.M.YOUNG COMPANY 2801 Aero Park Drive, Traverse City Michigan 49686 U.S.A. Tel: 616-946-3980 Fax: 616-946-4772 E-mail: met.sales@youngusa.com Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2271 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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ft above flood stage. The river still continued to be around 2 ft above flood stage in mid-August. The next Editor's Note: The October 1947 Bulletin con- portion of the video then showed how the flooding tained Secretary Charles F. Brooks's report on the affected Williston and how the waterway had backed 27th Annual Business Meeting, President Henry G. up and created almost a lake out of a small river that Houghton presiding. The following is excerpted from flows into the Missouri. that report. Michael Fransen also took videos of thunder- storms that produced severe weather three nights in a row in north-central North Dakota while he was The Secretary then read a note working the North Dakota Cloud Modification from a life member, who had re- weather radar out of Stanley, North Dakota. It in- turned his ballot unmarked, since cluded a shot of the thunderstorm that produced the he had "long since found only the Carpio tornado and also showed the thunderstorms clique in office ever to get elected" that produced many funnel clouds and several tor- and that "no one who has done nadoes near Minot. practical work—no matter what The next video shown was taken of the tornadoes Society—is ever permitted to be in and funnel clouds that were seen south of Minot. The office—as they or he is invariably not in the video showed five funnel clouds and two, possibly clique—in power." Nobody present seemed to three, tornadoes. agree with him. Pat Whitlock, a Skywarn spotter, provided the last video of the evening, which showed the 1993 hail Bull Amer. Meteor. Soc., 28,384. storm that hit Bismarck and Mandan. This storm pro- duced 2-in. hail and resulted in damage over $20 mil- lion dollars.—Tanja Fransen. • Sensors to Measure: • Wind Speed • Wind Direction • Peak Gusts • Temperature • Pressure • Relative Humidity • Precipitation R.M.YOUNG COMPANY 2801 Aero Park Drive, Traverse City Michigan 49686 U.S.A. Tel: 616-946-3980 Fax: 616-946-4772 E-mail: met.sales@youngusa.com Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2271

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