Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
451 AM CST Sun Dec 24 2017


The National Weather Service in North Dakota has issued a warning
for the life threatening combination of wind and extreme cold.
Wind chills will be 40 below zero or colder in northern North
Dakota tonight through Tuesday morning.

In these conditions, exposed skin can freeze in a few minutes.

If you must go outside, dress in layers of loose-fitting, light
Weight, warm clothing. Cover the entire body, including hands and
face. Be sure to wear a hat.

Do not overexert yourself in the cold, and avoid staying outside
for too long. Do not make yourself vulnerable to falls or other

Avoid driving into remote areas; stalled motorists could find
themselves in extreme danger. If your vehicle becomes disabled
stay inside and wait for help to arrive. You should have blankets
and non-perishable foods in your vehicle.


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