Severe Weather Statement

Video of the storm
Wind clocked at over 80 MPH at the Bismarck Airport tonight as this line of thunderstorms moved through the area between 8 and 9 PM.
Severe Weather Threat
The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for most of the state has been extended until midnight tonight.
Conditions are worsening across the region as the wind will continue to increase creating dangerous traveling conditions. NO TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR BISMARCK AND SURROUNDING AREA- I29 closed to the Canadian Border.
The National Weather Service in Bismarck has been using the term LIFE THREATENING to describe the effects of the arctic clipper that is effecting the entire state. It is highly unusual for the NWS to use such a term, so when it is uses it describe the severity of this condition, it seems t…