Monday, February 17, 2014

Severe Weather Awareness Week In Tennessee

Even though this has been one of the coldest winters in recent memory, it won't be long until we have chances of severe to strong weather.

SWAW 2014:
February 16 through February 22 has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week across Tennessee.

Historically the spring months (March, April, and May) tend to be the most active for severe weather throughout the Volunteer State. There is a secondary season in November as well.

This Week's Events:
Sunday, February 16 - Important Role of SKYWARN Spotters
Monday, February 17 - Hazards of Flooding and Flash Floods
Tuesday, February 18 - Lightning, the Underrated Killer
Wednesday, February 19 - Tornado Safety Day with statewide TORNADO DRILL
Thursday, February 20 - Severe T-Storms and their Devastating Effects
Friday, February 21 - NOAA Weather Radio & Emergency Alert System

Skywarn information including how to get trained as a spotter

NWS Flood Products
What do they mean?

*Latest Local Forecast*

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