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  • Tornado Emergency declared for Clinton, Arkansas

    04/10/2013 2:40:31 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 16 replies
    http://www.thv11.com/ Tornado Emergency declared for Clinton, AR. WIll post NOAA statement as soon as it is published. Van Buren County, AR has a large vortex tornado on the ground being chased by AR Skywarn watchers
  • SKYWARN

    03/26/2007 11:24:12 AM PDT · by Professional Engineer · 35 replies · 1,274+ views
    Plano Profile ^ | April 2007 | Rick Moran
    Home : Feature SKYWARNApril 2007 - Rick Moran If someone were to ask you to take your car out on a stormy spring evening, with every expectation that you could soon be in the midst of golf ball-sized hail pelting the finish, not to mention the possibility of broken glass and the danger to your own personal safety, what would you say? Now consider that in order to ?enjoy? such an outing, you would have to take special training annually and spend many hours of your free time studying for a communications license as well. If you say, ?No thank...
  • Collin County Tornados 5-9-06 Discussion By Bruce Dingman, N5BYL

    05/12/2006 11:14:24 AM PDT · by Professional Engineer · 12 replies · 391+ views
    Plano Amateur Radio Klub ^ | 10May06 | Bruce Dingman
    Collin County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Skywarn Spotters were on the job last night when storms went through the Northern cities of Anna and Westminster that produced two tornadoes. At 8:30pm last evening the National Weather Service in Fort Worth alerted our appointed severe weather Assistant Emergency Coordinator (AEC)Ted Best, KD5JEO, of the severe weather potential for Collin County and asked that we activate our spotters. David Patrick, W7DAV, did a outstanding job as our Net Control Station (NCS) for this particular spotter activation. As is usually the case, a separate frequency was used to provide support from our...
  • Jackson, Tennessee "UNBELIEVABLE DAMAGE"

    05/05/2003 2:07:37 AM PDT · by Lucas1 · 110 replies · 1,184+ views
    NWS ^ | 06/04/03
    *** 1 DEAD *** ONE FATALITY CONFIRMED IN A SUBDIVISION THAT SUFFERED UNBELIEVABLE DAMAGE. REPORTED BY MADISON COUNTY EMA. (MEM) Violent tornado apparently has tore through Jackson, Tennessee.
  • ANNUAL SKYWARN RECOGNITION DAY IS DECEMBER 7

    11/25/2002 6:12:15 AM PST · by Chemist_Geek · 151+ views
    ARRL ^ | None
    The fourth annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) http://hamradio.noaa.gov/ is December 7 (UTC). That's when Amateur Radio operators set up stations at National Weather Service (NWS) offices and contact other operators around the world. The event is sponsored by the ARRL and the National Weather Service."The purpose of the event is to recognize the vital public service contribution that Amateur Radio operators make during National Weather Service severe weather warning operations," said David Floyd, N5DBZ, warning coordination meteorologist, at the NWS Goodland, Kansas, office. "It also strengthens the bond between Amateur Radio operators and the local National Weather Service office."For several...