Weather Modification Authority

Board Details

Williams County Weather Modification Authority 

Qualifications: Williams County resident 
Created by: N.D.C.C. § 61-04.1-27
Compensation: $100 per meeting + actual expenses
Members: 5
Frequency of Meetings: Annually, or as determined by the board
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 22, Ray, ND 58849-0022
Physical Address: 5218 141st Ave NW, Williston 
Phone: (701) 568-3262
Contact: Jeff Knox, Chair 

The powers and duties of the weather modification authority are set out in N.D.C.C. Chapter 61-04.1 and include the power and duty to conduct weather modification operations to include the control, alteration, and amelioration of weather elements, including man-caused changes in the natural precipitation process, hail suppression or modification, and alteration  of other weather phenomena, including clouds, temperature, wind direction, and velocity, and the initiating, increasing, decreasing, and otherwise modifying by artificial methods of precipitation in the form of rain, snow, hail, mist, or fog through cloud seeding, electrification, or by other means to provide immediate practical benefits.  

Member Name Length of Term
Term Ends
Jeff Knox  5 Years
John Hovde  5 Years
Keith Overland  5 Years
Paul Weyrauch  5 Years
Cierra Aamodt  5 Years

206 East Broadway
Williston, ND 58801

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2047
Williston, ND 58802-2047


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