Tornado Safety

If you see a tornado as you are driving down the road, what would you do?  Most individuals have the instinct to just drive in a different direction to flee the storm.  In our rural landscape this usually is the best option to stay safe.  Contrary to what you’ve learned in the past, getting out… Read more Tornado Safety

NDAWN Speed Record

On Friday evening, September 19, 2014 a supercell thunderstorm developed in southern Manitoba and then moved southeasterly across Pembina County in North Dakota then crossed the Red River into northwestern Minnesota.  It intensified quickly and a Tornado Warning was issued almost immediately as it crossed the international border.  If you look carefully at the animation… Read more NDAWN Speed Record

Tornado Watch

A Tornado Watch has been issued by the Storm Prediction Center for south central ND until 9:00 PM.  Another Tornado Watch probably will be issued southeast of that watch later today.  Besides the possibility of severe weather, localized heavy rain in excess of 2 inches will be possible in the stronger thunderstorms.      … Read more Tornado Watch

Stutsman County Tornadoes

000 NWUS53 KBIS 020400 LSRBIS PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND 1100 PM CDT SUN JUN 01 2014 ..TIME… …EVENT… …CITY LOCATION… …LAT.LON… ..DATE… ….MAG…. ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. …SOURCE…. ..REMARKS.. 0703 PM TORNADO 12 WNW JAMESTOWN 46.98N 98.94W 06/01/2014 STUTSMAN ND EMERGENCY MNGR UPDATE TO PREVIOUS REPORTS FOR TIMING AND LOCATION OF THE… Read more Stutsman County Tornadoes