stearns county emergency management

2 Statewide Tornado Drills Planned Thursday
During this Severe Weather Awareness Week, this is the day we practice our tornado drills. Stearns County Emergency Management Director Erin Hausauer says there are three main criteria for them to sound the outdoor warning sirens.
What Do You Do When the Sirens Sound? [VIDEO]
Last year Minnesota had over 100 tornadoes, more than any other state in 2010. Three of those tornadoes were in Stearns County. From 1959 - 2009, Stearns County was ranked 3rd in the state for the highest number of tornadoes. To coincide with Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Emergency Managemen…