ND Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week, Day 1

...THIS IS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN NORTH DAKOTA...

SEVERE WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IS DESIGNED TO HEIGHTEN
AWARENESS ABOUT THE HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH WINTER WEATHER.
IF YOU HAVE NOT YET TAKEN THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE COMING WINTER
SEASON...NOW WOULD BE A GOOD TIME.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND
ADVISORIES TO HEIGHTEN AWARENESS ABOUT THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS WINTER
WEATHER.

WATCH...IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT
HAS INCREASED...BUT ITS OCCURRENCE...LOCATION...AND OR TIMING IS
STILL UNCERTAIN.

WARNING OR ADVISORY...IS ISSUED WHEN A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER
EVENT HAS A HIGH PROBABILITY OF OCCURRENCE...IS IMMINENT...OR IS
OCCURRING.

WARNING IS USED WHEN THERE IS A THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY.
ADVISORY IS FOR LESS SERIOUS CONDITIONS THAT CAUSE INCONVENIENCE
...AND...IF CAUTION IS NOT USED...COULD LEAD TO A SITUATION THAT
MAY THREATEN LIFE OR PROPERTY.

FOR OTHER INFORMATION...

www.weather.gov/fgf

www.state.nd.us/des

www.dot.nd.gov



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