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    06/09/2009 | National Hurricane Center Predicts "Near-Normal" Hurricane Season

    Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center (NHC) are calling for a "near-normal" Atlantic hurricane season this year. In its initial outlook for the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season -- which runs from June 1-November 30 -- the National Weather
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    04/30/2009 | NWS Awards Arkansas Ham Top Honor

    In late March, officials at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Little Rock, Arkansas, awarded Brother Anselm Allen, WB5JLD, the prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award for his service as a Cooperative Weather Observer. Named for the third President o
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    04/15/2009 | Hams in Southeastern US Provide Spotting Assistance to NWS

    As tornados swept through the southeastern part of the country on April 10, hams in Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and Georgia were on the air providing assistance to the National Weather Service (NWS).
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    03/27/2009 | North Dakota Hams Help to Head Off River Flooding

    Early on Friday, March 27, the Red River -- the natural boundary separating North Dakota and Minnesota -- rose to 40.32 feet, more than 22 feet above flood stage and inches more than the previous high water mark of 40.10 feet set April 7, 1897. According
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  • 02/12/2009 | Oklahoma Hams Warn of Oncoming Tornadoes

    A rare winter tornado struck Oklahoma around dinner time on Tuesday, February 10. According to various news reports, Oklahoma officials credited Amateur Radio operators with spotting the tornadoes and relaying the information to the National Weather Servi
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