Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
118 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014 /1218 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014/

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

A TORNADO WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AND SAFETY RULES MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE.

A WATCH MEANS THAT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND POSSIBLY TORNADOES.
DURING A WATCH...YOU SHOULD GO ABOUT YOUR NORMAL BUSINESS...BUT
STAY UPDATED ON THE LATEST WEATHER DEVELOPMENTS AND BE PREPARED
TO GO TO A PLACE OF SAFETY.

TORNADOES ARE NATURES MOST VIOLENT STORMS. IN A HOME...THE BEST
SHELTER IS IN THE BASEMENT UNDER HEAVY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...GET TO THE CENTER OF THE HOUSE ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. GET
INTO A CLOSET...INTERIOR HALL OR A WINDOWLESS BATHROOM. STAY AWAY
FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS. PROTECT YOUR HEAD WITH WHATEVER YOU
CAN...A HEAVY BLANKET OR EVEN YOUR HANDS.

IF IN A MOBILE HOME...WHETHER IT IS TIED DOWN OR NOT...SEEK
SHELTER IN THE NEAREST REINFORCED BUILDING.

IF IN A CAR AND IN OPEN COUNTRY...DRIVE AT RIGHT ANGLES AWAY FROM THE
TORNADO. IF IN A CAR IN AN URBAN AREA...LEAVE THE VEHICLE AND GET TO
A REINFORCED BUILDING.

$$

KS





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