Cloud seeding summary for July 17-23

Beneficial rains were received last week over southwestern North Dakota. Some locations recorded one to three inches of rainfall! High temperatures remained above normal; however, the 100-degree heat of the previous week was replaced with highs mainly in the upper 80s to low 90s.
In the District 1 operations area, which includes Bowman and part of Slope Counties, aircraft conducted operations for rain enhancement and hail suppression on July 18-20 and reconnaissance on July 18. A total of eight flights were flown by project aircraft.
There should be slight chances of thunderstorms for most days this week as frequent, weak disturbances move through an upper level ridge of high pressure. After a hot day on Monday, high temperatures will cool to near normal readings in the mid to upper 80s.
Radar facilities in Bowman operate around the clock during the NDCMP. Radar images can be viewed on the Atmospheric Resource Board’s web site at The NDCMP will continue through the end of August.

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