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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:03:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 1 hour 17 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 250303 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1003 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251100- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO- FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE- LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 1003 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THURSDAY. BETTER STORM CHANCES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION ON FRIDAY. THE THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Ready to Activate for NPOTA: White House Creates New National Park Service Unit

ARRL News - Wed, 2016-08-24 18:51

The National Park Service received a centennial gift from the White House on August 24, when President Barack Obama created the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Northern Maine. The 413th official unit of the National Park Service, the new national monument will be known to National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) participants as MN84. The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument was c...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2016-08-24 15:00
FLUS44 KFWD 242000 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 300 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251100- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO- FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE- LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 300 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THURSDAY. BETTER STORM CHANCES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION ON FRIDAY. THE THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:27:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:27
FLUS44 KFWD 240827 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 327 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-250830- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO- FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE- LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 327 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THURSDAY. BETTER STORM CHANCES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS WILL LINGER SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Meet NOAA's storm surge expert: Jamie Rhome

NOAA News Releases - Tue, 2016-08-23 23:00
Storm surge, it sounds foreboding and it’s responsible for more deaths than any other danger associated with tropical cyclones. However, many people are not aware of the hazards. NOAA’s National Hurricane Center is leading the charge to change that.

Summer Section Manager Election Results Announced

ARRL News - Tue, 2016-08-23 20:20

Two incumbent Section Managers were declared re-elected in balloted elections that concluded on August 23, when ballots were counted at ARRL Headquarters.

In Minnesota, incumbent SM Skip Jackson, KS0J, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, received 452 votes to 396 for challenger Ann Foster, K0ANN, of St Anthony. Jackson has served as Minnesota Section Manager since 2004.

In Ohio, Scott Yonally, N8S...

Amateur Radio Helping to Celebrate National Park Service Founders Week

ARRL News - Tue, 2016-08-23 20:14

Amateur Radio operators across the US are taking portable communications gear to more than 80 different National Park Service units during NPS Founders Week, August 22-28. They are participating in ARRL’s National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) event, which has been running all year long in parallel with the NPS Centennial. ARRL is the National Association of Amateur Radio in the United States.

“The N...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:20:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2016-08-23 15:20
FLUS44 KFWD 232020 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 320 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241245- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO- FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE- LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 320 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THURSDAY. BETTER STORM CHANCES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS WILL LINGER SUNDAY AND MONDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Fox-1E (RadFxSat-2) Launch Scheduled for December 2017

ARRL News - Tue, 2016-08-23 14:52

AMSAT has been learned that the launch of Fox-1E (RadFxSat-2) is set for December 2017. Going into space under the NASA Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) program, Fox-1E (RadFxSat-2) is a partnership between Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics (ISDE) and AMSAT. It is similar to Fox-1B (RadFxSat), scheduled to launch in January, and both RadFxSat CubeSa...

IARU Region 3 Directors Meet in Tokyo

ARRL News - Tue, 2016-08-23 13:07

The directors of International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 (IARU-R3) met in Tokyo on August 22 and 23 at Japan Amateur Radio League Headquarters. IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, and IARU Region 2 President Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AM, also attended.

Special attention was made to study actions required by all societies to support IARU spectrum defense and expansion initiatives at World Radioc...

Three Companies Agree to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices of Electrolytic Capacitors

ARRL News - Tue, 2016-08-23 12:17

The US Department of Justice announced this week that three companies have agreed to plead guilty for their roles in a conspiracy to fix prices for electrolytic capacitors sold to customers in the US and elsewhere. The companies are Rubycon Corporation, Elna Co Ltd, and Holy Stone Holdings Co Ltd.

“The Antitrust Division has now charged five companies and one individual for their participation i...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:05:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2016-08-23 03:05
FLUS44 KFWD 230805 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 305 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-240815- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO- FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE- LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 305 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS NORTHWEST OF BRECKENRIDGE TO SHERMAN LINE TODAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED BUT SOME BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THURSDAY. BETTER CHANCES FOR STORMS WILL OCCUR AREA-WIDE ON FRIDAY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:32:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2016-08-22 23:33
FLUS44 KFWD 230432 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1132 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-231200- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO- FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE- LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 1132 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS NORTHWEST OF BRECKENRIDGE TO SHERMAN LINE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED BUT SOME BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE FAR NORTHWEST COUNTIES ON TUESDAY AND THEN NEAR THE RED RIVER ON THURSDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND LIGHTNING WOULD BE THE MAIN THREATS. LOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FRIDAY SATURDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Sea-level rise, ocean acidification, ocean warming threaten Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument

NOAA News Releases - Mon, 2016-08-22 23:00
Despite its remote location in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument faces a looming threat of global climate change that will affect its land and marine ecosystems, as well as its cultural resources, according to a new NOAA report.
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