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North Dakota, Morton

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:54 AM MST on February 06, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 08, 2016


... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
this evening to 6 am CST /5 am MST/ Monday...

* timing... Saturday evening through Sunday night.

* Winds... northwest winds gusting up to 65 mph are possible.

* Impacts... travel may become hazardous over western and
portions of central North Dakota. Snow and blowing snow may
reduce visibilities on Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:40 AM CST on February 06, 2016


... Public information statement...

... Safety rules for blizzard warnings...

A Blizzard Warning has been issued by your National Weather
Service in North Dakota. The following safety rules should insure
your survival.

Do not venture out into the storm unless absolutely necessary.
Most winter storm fatalities involve people who left a place of
safety while the storm was in progress.

On the Road... you should have winter survival gear in your
vehicle. If stranded in the storm... stay in your vehicle. Run the
engine sparingly to conserve fuel. Keep your exhaust pipe clear of
snow.

Circulate fresh air in the car by opening one of the windows
slightly. Turn on the dome light at night. Maintain a continuous
watch and do not let everyone in the vehicle sleep at the same time.

If you must get out of your vehicle during the storm... tie a
lifeline to you and the vehicle.

Monitor the latest weather reports... if possible... and wait
patiently for the storm to subside.


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