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New warning added to sirens

 

August 21, 2021



Crook County Emergency Management Coordinator Ed Robinson visited Moorcroft and Pine Haven as part of his route to each of the municipalities within the county to discuss the addition of a new warning signal to the towns' siren systems for Destructive Thunderstorm conditions.

"Basically, if you have baseball sized hail or larger, 80 mile an hour wind or both, [the National Weather Service] considers that to be a destructive storm – upgraded from severe thunderstorm, but lower than tornados. It's considered to be life threatening."

The National Weather Service has changed how hazard info...



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