If you are not on campus and would be traveling to reach campus,
weather-related updates, including any announcements about canceled
classes or closing the campus, will be posted on our emergency site
www.ConcordiaEmergency.com and also shared with local media.
In the case of river flooding, the college typically will have a few days notice
of the potential problem. Directions will be given at that time by residence
hall staff or department heads to all students and employees whose rooms or
offices are located on the lower levels.
In the event of flooding from abundant rainfall, do the following:
1. Remove belongings from the floor if possible.
2. While keeping valuables on campus is not advised, small items of value
can be taken with you if water is encroaching on your area.
3. Move to a higher floor.
4. If sidewalks and streets are overcome with water, do not evacuate the
building. Just move to a higher floor.
If the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning for the Fargo-
Moorhead area, the citywide Civil Defense Sirens will sound (these sirens are
tested the first Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m.). If the sirens sound during
the non-testing time:
1. Go to the lowest level of the building you are in and stay away from
windows and any exterior doors.
2. Monitor emergency weather statements and developments on a battery-operated
radio, since violent storms can often lead to power outages.
3. If power remains available, monitor weather radar from computers by
going to any gateway off the college’s homepage and clicking on the