UPDATED: Double punch of winter could hit area by weekend
Two major winter storms appear to be descending on the Red River Valley and Devils Lake Basin as the year comes to an end, according to the National Weather Service. The Park Rapids area will get a potpourri mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and wind.
The agency reported today that it expects "significant accumulations" of snow and near blizzard conditions to the region through New Year's Day.
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