Winter Weather

Be Prepared. Basic Winter Weather Safety Tips.

Winter Weather Awareness - National Weather Service. Winter Weather Awareness Week.

Winter Weather Definitions
Learn important severe winter weather terms such as watch, warning, blizzard, wind chill, and more.

Winter Weather Safety - National Weather Service

Winter Weather Safety - ND Department of Emergency Services
Winter Weather Safety Tips from ND Department of Emergency Services.

Snow Storms and Extreme Cold 
Learn what actions to take when you receive a winter weather storm alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a snowstorm or extreme cold.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Protect Your Family.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a common by-product of appliances that run flammable fuel. CO is caused from incomplete combustion of any type of fuel. CO can be emitted from furnaces, hot water heaters, space heaters, gas ranges, ovens, and dryers, and exhaust from running vehicles. A clogged chimney or improper venting can cause problems as well.

Road Conditions - Click Here - Call 511
Visit the North Dakota Department of Transportation travel information map before traveling. Know the road conditions!

Snow Removal - Snow Emergency Route Information
Take this link to Bismarck Public Works snow emergency route map and snow removal priorities.

Wind Chill - National Weather Service Brochure
The National Weather Service brochure will inform you about the dangers of wind chill and provides basic information on assisting those with frostbite or hypothermia.

Winter Weather Tips for Traveling - "Getting Traction"  
This National Weather Service link provides Tips for Traveling in Winter Weather.