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COVID-19 Response

The City of Grand Forks is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For up to date info from the City regarding COVID-19 visit our COVID-19 City Updates page.  For those looking for assistance in this difficult time visit our COVID-19 Resources page.  City offices are closed to the public but open for business.  Find out more at our Virtual City Hall.

Tornado and High Wind Quick Tips

  • stay away from bridge/highway overpasses
  • don't try to out run a tornado if it is too close to you
  • if winds take down a power line do not approach the line. Call 911 or the local power company to inform them the line is down
  • know the signs of a tornado - dark green-colored sky; large, dark, low-lying clouds; large hail; loud roar that sounds like a freight train
  • talk to a contractor or handy man on how you can make your home more windproof.