Tag: Severe Weather

SBA Loans available for Non-Profit Organizations affected by Severe Storms, Straight-line winds, Tornadoes and Flooding

Release from US Small Business Administrations through Aitkin County Economic Development: The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit organizations (PNPs) in Minnesota that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for…
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July 19, 2022 0

April 4-8 is Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 4-8 is Severe Weather Awareness Week, when households and businesses are encouraged to practice what they’d do to stay safe if a tornado or severe weather strikes. Expect sirens April 7 Thursday, April 7, is Tornado Drill Day. Sirens throughout the state will sound at 1:45 p.m. and at 6:45 p.m., giving people time…
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April 1, 2022 0

Severe Weather Reminders for Ada Residents

Ada, MN — Severe weather is a constant threat throughout the hot and humid summers in Minnesota. A severe weather threat of the most severe type, typically tornadoes, will trigger communities to sound their sirens. However, because the city of Ada also uses their sirens to alert first responders for things such as a fire,…
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June 29, 2021 0

NWS Offers Thoughts on the Potential for Severe Weather this Summer

Grand Forks, ND — As we wrap up Severe Weather Awareness Week and inch closer to the prime severe weather months of June, July, and August, you may be wondering if this summer is going to quiet one or a bumpy one? How the rest of this spring plays out may be factor in determining…
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April 16, 2021 0

Historic Look at Severe Weather in the RRV during Severe Weather Awareness Week

Grand Forks, ND — This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and as part of that we take a historic look at severe weather in the region. Severe weather consists of thunderstorms, hail, lightning, heavy winds, flooding, dangerous heat, and perhaps the most feared: tornadoes. However up until the 1950s, Greg Gust with the National…
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April 14, 2021 0

April 12th-16th is Severe Weather Awareness Week

Fosston, MN — Are you ready for severe weather, including thunderstorms, hail, and tornadoes? The primetime for those severe weather events is still a month or two away, but now is the time to prepared for it. Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 12th though the 16th and it’s designed as a great opportunity to…
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April 9, 2021 0