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Weather Modification Inc. Vice President Jim Sweeney holds a device used for cloud seeding before it is retrofitted on a plane to do weather-related work in Saudi Arabia. (Jay Pickthorn/The Forum)

Fargo company tries to make it rain in Saudi Arabia

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FARGO - A Fargo company is giving nature a nudge in Saudi Arabia.

Weather Modification can't work miracles by producing rain where's there no possibility of it.


But the company can increase the chance of rain and the amount of rain that does fall, said Jim Sweeney, company vice president.

"We nudge Mother Nature along," he said.

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