• Severe Weather

    For the most up-to-date information, view a local or national weather broadcasting channel or website.

    WATCHES are issued when conditions are favorable for severe weather or tornadoes.

    WARNINGS are issued when severe weather has been reported or a tornado has been spotted.

    An officially declared tornado or severe weather warning is defined as notification that the City of Saint Paul or Ramsey County are included in the warning area as confirmed by the National Weather Service via weather alert radio, AM/FM radio or by notification of the Office of Safety and Security Services.

    The Office of Safety and Security Services has the authority to instruct faculty, staff, students and visitors to seek appropriate shelter for the duration of the warning.


    Severe Weather Shelters