Author Archives: Emergency Manager

Summer Weather

Summer safety is not something we often think about, especially following a cold winter when all we want to do is be outdoors! Some of the things that everyone should consider though is keeping everyone safe and having a plan for when an emergency strikes.Check these tips from Ready.gov on thunderstorms, tornado, heat, and all… Read More »

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week-Apr 29-May 3, 2019

Summer will come, so will storms! Please see the information below to ready your family, business or group, for SEVERE SUMMER WEATHER Now is the time to make a plan, restock emergency supplies, purchase an all-hazards alert radio, and be ready to act when threatening weather approaches our area. Please read and share this information… Read More »

Flood preparations

With a late melt we always have the concern that it will be a fast melt. To protect your home, shop or other building from the damages of flooding, a sandbag dike is economical and fast. See the link below for directions. http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/ageng/safety/ae626w.htm North Dakota State University has a wealth of information on protection measures… Read More »

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 »