Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
440 AM CST SAT FEB 6 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.

$$

KS


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