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 »

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 »

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 »

SAFETY FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

http://www.cdc.gov/Features/RoadSafety/ Keep you and your loved ones safe, see tips from the Center for Disease Control at the above link WE AT CAVALIER COUNTY, WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERY ONE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON! Cavalier County Emergency Management and 911

HOW DOES COLD AFFECT YOUR HEART?

It’s important to know how cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Many people don’t realize how much they exert themselves when they are not conditioned for it simply by walking through snow. Even those that are accustomed to being outdoors in winter can accidentally suffer hypothermia if certain precautions… Read More »

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes from ND Rural Water

1. Determine the location of the frozen pipe. This can be done by touching or by running your hand along accessible water pipes in the home while feeling for extremely cold spots. If a cold portion of pipe is encountered; thaw it gently, preferably using a hair dryer. DO NOT use a propane torch, as… Read More »