Governor Hoeven has declared October 27 through October 31 as "Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week" in North Dakota. Now is the time to prepare for the upcoming winter weather season. Get a winter weather survival kit for your vehicle, make a plan and be informed about the weather each day. Make sure to check the National Weather Service website in Grand Forks at www.weather.gov/fgf to stay in tune with winter weather events that may impact you.
Next Monday through Friday the NWS office in Grand Forks will highlight safety tips, winter weather terminology and the various products we issue to help keep you informed. Now is the time to re-familiarize yourself with winter terms and safety rules. Prepare yourself, your family, your home and vehicles for winter today!