Monday, April 15
• Campus Safety responded to an electrical fire in a college-owned vehicle.
Wednesday, April 17
• A student while in Bjorling parking lot was cited by Campus Safety for a drug/narcotic violation, driving under the influence, failure to comply with a College official, and simple assault.
Tip of the Week:
In Minnesota, severe weather takes different forms depending on the season. In late spring through fall, severe weather can include thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail, and straight-line winds.
Severe Weather WATCH: Conditions are right for severe weather to occur.
Severe Weather WARNING: Severe weather has been confirmed and is moving in a direction that jeopardizes the local area. GO TO SAFETY IMMEDIATELY!
Straight Line Winds: Tornado strength winds that do not rotate but blow in straight lines.
Severe Thunderstorms: Rainstorms that include thunder and lightning, as well as possibility of various sizes of hail.
Tornado: Conditions are right for a tornado when a hot humid air mass collides with a cold air mass. Wind speeds of a tornado can reach 200 MPH.
Severe Weather Response
Be aware of your location and the location of the storm shelter in the building you are in.
If a Severe Weather Watch is Issued:
• Listen to local radio and TV stations for further updates.
• Be alert to changing weather conditions.
If a Severe Weather Warning is Issued:
• If you are inside, go to the safe place in the building.
• If you are outside, hurry to the basement of a nearby sturdy building or lie flat in a ditch or low-lying area.
• If you are in a motor vehicle, get out immediately and head for safety.
Check your building for shelter location information, or the Campus Safety web page: https://gustavus.edu/safety/tips/weather.php