Author Archives: Emergency Manager

Surviving Winter in North Dakota

    Ahhh winter, it arrives whether we like it or not,  here are some ideas for what to do in  a blizzard; If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace have at it, what a luxury when the power is out! To stay warm otherwise, we use a stove hooked up to the… Read More »

Summer Weather

  Summer safety during these hot days! Check these tips from the National Weather Service   This is always a good time to test your own plans, and to check in to the plans of work, school, daycare. How To Prepare For A Tornado Update the copies of your important papers, prescriptions, banking and insurance.… Read More »

Controlled Burn Procedures

  Cavalier County has issued the following procedures for landowners, contractors, equipment operators, and outdoor enthusiasts when engaged in open area controlled burning situations.    The following procedures are to ensure that open burning is coordinated with the proper authorities for maximum safety to both people and property. Contact the Cavalier County Public Safety Answering Point… Read More »

Winter Weather Home and Away

An emergency supply kit should include a three-day supply of food and water, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio and extra flashlights and batteries. Thoroughly check and update your family’s emergency supply kit and add the following supplies in preparation for winter weather: Rock salt to melt ice on walkways; Sand to improve traction; Snow shovels… Read More »

Winter Survival Kit link

  Please take a look at the link below to some winter survival kit ideas and good advice if you are stuck in your vehicle during the upcoming cold winter months!   http://www.21stcenturyadventures.com/advice/lists/winterSurvivalChecklist.html Power outage checklist When the power goes out