He also uses this platform to promote the potential for severe weather hazards through the use of NWS forecasts and weather graphics. This helps foster awareness of any impending hazardous weather to his spotter group and frequently incorporates important weather preparedness information. These reports are pivotal to issuing and updating severe weather warnings for the sake of protecting life and property.
Welcome to the severe storms spotting season in Hancock County. I trust that our weather spotting activities will be safe, accurate, timely, valuable to the National Weather Service and to Hancock County, and, most of all, enjoyable for the participants. That has been proven time and time again.
Severe thunderstorms are possible across the north-central Plains the next couple of days. These storms are capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes and the threat for heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Elevated-to-critical fire weather risks will continue across parts of California and Nevada into the Four Corners region through midweek.
What they do is called ground-truthing. They confirm on the ground what satellites and radars see in the atmosphere. The volunteers contact other CANWARN members on the ham radio, tell them a watch or warning has been issued and ask them to report signs of approaching severe weather.
Its mission is to collect reports of localized severe weather. These reports are used to aid forecasters in issuing and verifying severe weather watches and warnings and to improve the forecasting and warning processes and the tools used to collect meteorological data. Reports are also used by local emergency managers and public safety officials.
Weather and Radio Communications. This page has received hits since May 1 Callery 2 - the week of storms in Victoria, December 6 - 13
We promote science, math, education, public service, emergency services and preparedness through HAM Radio use and provide a support network for all levels of Amateur Radio enthusiasts and interested parties. We provide technical support, training, and Volunteer Examiner VE for license testing at all levels for Amateur Radio enthusiasts. Auxiliary events and training are scheduled as appropriate in convenient locations throughout the community.
The Goals of Amateur Radio Skywarn. Net activation to Condition RED. The NWS appreciates your assistance.
Click on map for links. Beware of hypothermia during these cooler months. Did you know your body can cool 25 times faster in water than in air?