LaMoure County, North Dakota

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Watch, Warning and Advisory Definitions - Storm Spotter Resources


Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued when there is evidence based on radar or a reliable spotter report that a thunderstorm is producing, or about to produce, wind gusts of 58 mph or greater, structural wind damage, and/or hail 1 inch in diameter or greater.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Is issued by the Storm Prediction Center when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms over a larger-scale region. Tornadoes are not expected in such situations, but isolated tornado development cannot be ruled out.

High Wind Warning
Issued when sustained winds of 40 mph or more are expected for 1 hour or longer, or for wind gusts of 58 mph or more with no time limit. A High Wind Watch is issued when these conditions may be met 12 to 48 hours in the future.

Heat Advisory
Issued when maximum daytime heat index values are expected to reach or exceed 105°F on at least 2 consecutive days, with intermediate low temperatures of 75°F or higher.

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued when maximum daytime heat index values are expected to reach or exceed 110°F on at least two consecutive days, with intermediate low temperatures of 75°F or higher. An Excessive Heat Watch is issued when these conditions may be met 12 to 48 hours in the future.

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News & Updates

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week
Posted on 04-18-2017

Severe Summer Weather - Know the Definition
Posted on 04-18-2017

Job Openings- Highway Department
Posted on 04-10-2017

Road Restrictions are on
Posted on 04-01-2017

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Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week
04-24-2017 to 04-28-2017

State Tornado Drill
04-26-2017

County Commission Meeting
05-02-2017

County Commission Meeting
05-16-2017

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