A year or two ago, my family took a class offered by the National Weather Service. SKYWARN is a program run by NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration through it’s National Weather Service (NWS) that brings Ham Radio volunteers (amateur radio operators, firemen, EMT, emergency responders, etc.) from all over the United States to act as storm spotters. […]
One of the most basic of emergency preparedness items any family needs is a way to be able to get information on what is going on around them. Be it for weather updates, national crisis updates or even hearing music during times of strife, a radio is a great way to get that information. Having […]
Instead of sharing a whole bunch of tornado facts (that’s for another post), let’s get down to what YOU can do for your family to prepare for Tornado Season (and any severe weather threat – because straight line winds can cause as much damage as a tornado can).