Category Archives: Severe Weather

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 Storms and Other Shelter Needs

According to Ready.gov how to shelter depends on the hazard you are sheltering from. I’ll use two hazards from our Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan: Tornado/Wind Storm and Hazardous Materials. During a tornado we all know that you should shelter in a basement, or on the lowest level away from corners, windows, doors and outside walls. Practice… Read More »

Tornado Safety Information from the CDC

Tornadoes and severe summer storms with straight line winds can crop up fast. Here is some great information from the CDC on what you should do to prepare. Tornado information   Always remember to use your NOAA All-hazards radios and when the sirens sound, TAKE COVER!

Exciting Weather? Do You Have a Plan?

Following this past weekends weather, the question comes to mind of how many plans we need to have in place. When there is a celebration in a town, are you aware of where the shelters are located? Basements in businesses uptown in Langdon or other towns can be used as shelters from severe summer weather.… Read More »