The flooding threat continues across the central U.S. As the saying goes, "if it can rain, it can flood." Before doing any travelling around the Mississippi River and elsewhere it may be a good idea to see the National Flood Map. Other safety tips and resources can also be found here.
May 5th through the 11th is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. While it is extremely improbable ;) that we will ever see one in our area, almost all of the preparedness tips relates to other weather events that occur here, specifically tornadoes. Click on image ( animated .gif ) below for more information.
We are about half way through winter, although it hasn't really felt that way across parts of northeast Wisconsin. A series of weather systems over the next few days, however, will lead to a real "return" to winter later this week and into the weekend and early next week. Keep up-to-date on the upcoming bitter cold weather by visiting our website -- http://www.weather.gov/grb -- for the latest forecast for your local area.
What Causes Winter?
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June 1 is the start of meteorological summer and the traditional launch date of our Summer Season Safety Campaign. Summer means more time outdoors, traveling, and late sunsets. However, summer also means extreme heat, thunderstorms, and the start of hurricane season.
As WRN Ambassadors, we ask you to take advantage of our WRN safety content -- infographics, social media posts, and feature articles.
Listed here are several opportunities for you to contribute to building a Weather-Ready Nation, and helping NOAA and the National Weather Service improve services to you and those who matter to you.
Hard to believe meteorological fall is already here, but today marks the launch of our Weather-Ready Nation Fall Safety Campaign. Please take a look at our safety content for the coming autumn months.