Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17 - 21, 2017
Sever weather season is approaching, Pennington County will be participating in statewide tornado drills. These drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 20 2017 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
In the event of a real tornado threat, there are three designated tornado shelters in the city of Thief River Falls. These are:
1) Ralph Engelstad Arena
2) United Methodist Church
3) Saint Bernard's Church
In the Goodrige area it is the school and in the St Hilaire area it is the Community Center.
For more information on this statewide severe weather awarness, please see the press release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.