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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:08:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 1 hour 34 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 251608 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1108 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-261130- 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- 1108 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM BRECKENRIDGE TO GRANBURY TO ATHENS THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE MAIN THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY MAINLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A GRAHAM TO HILLSBORO TO PALESTINE LINE. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. LOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR ON WEDNESDAY WITH A THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE RED RIVER ON THURSDAY. THE THREAT FOR ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 25 Jun 2016 03:41:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 9 hours 47 sec ago
FLUS44 KFWD 250841 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 341 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-260845- 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- 341 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATHENS TO GOLDTHWAITE...PRIMARILY IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON SATURDAY. THE MAIN THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE CLOUD- TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY MAINLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A GRAHAM TO HILLSBORO TO PALESTINE LINE. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. LOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR ON WEDNESDAY WITH A THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE RED RIVER ON THURSDAY. THE THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ BAIN

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:06:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 16 hours 36 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 250106 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 806 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251200- 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- 806 PM CDT FRI JUN 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...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATHENS TO LAMPASAS ON SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES BEING ON TUESDAY. THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL DURING THIS TIME WILL BE LOW. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL LINGER ON THURSDAY MAINLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:13:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2016-06-24 15:13
FLUS44 KFWD 242013 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 313 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251230- 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- 313 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING ALONG AND SOUTH OF A TEMPLE TO ATHENS LINE. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATHENS TO LAMPASAS ON SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES BEING ON TUESDAY. THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL DURING THIS TIME WILL BE LOW. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL LINGER ON THURSDAY MAINLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ STALLEY

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 2016-06-24 12:56

This weekend is ARRL Field Day. Good conditions are expected, but on Thursday prior to this weekend there were no sunspots visible. But the forecast is for a rising solar flux over the weekend with no geomagnetic upsets expected.

Last week changes in averages of daily sunspot numbers and solar flux were mixed, not illustrating any particular trend.

Average daily sunspot numbers went from 29.1 to ...

Youth DX Adventure Team Headed to Saba in August

ARRL News - Fri, 2016-06-24 11:57

The 2016 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) team is heading to Saba to the Caribbean station of Jeff Jolie, PJ6/NM1Y, who will host three teenaged Amateur Radio operators and their chaperones.

This year’s youth team includes Morgan Croucher, KD8ZLK; Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, and Faith Hannah Lea, AE4FH. Escorting them will be Joe Binkley, KD8YPY; Sharon Willet, KM4TVU, and James Lea, WX4T...

Campaign Under Way to Save Lightship Planet, Home to GB2LBL

ARRL News - Fri, 2016-06-24 11:48

A campaign is under way in the UK to save the Lightship Planet from a one-way voyage to the scrap yard. The Planet is home to club station GB2LBL. According to John Hudson, M0CMW, GB2LBL was set up on board the Planet about 7 or 8 years ago, and a group of Marine Radio Museum Society (MRMS) volunteers operate the Amateur Radio station each week.

“We also enter the lighthouses and lightships year...

Handihams’ Sister Alverna O’Laughlin, ex-WA0SGJ, SK

ARRL News - Fri, 2016-06-24 11:43

Handiham stalwart Sister Alverna O’Laughlin, ex-WA0SGJ, of Rochester, Minnesota, died on May 30. She was 84. Sister Alverna joined the then-fledgling organization in its earliest days, when founder Ned Carman, W0ZSW, came up with the idea of sharing Amateur Radio with people who had disabilities.

“Ned enlisted the help of a group of local nuns, the Sisters of St Francis, on April 30, 1967,” reti...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:30:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2016-06-24 03:30
FLUS44 KFWD 240830 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 330 AM CDT FRI JUN 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- 330 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE A VERY LOW CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO FRIDAY AFTERNOON ALONG AND SOUTH OF A TEMPLE TO PALESTINE LINE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATHENS TO GOLDTHWAITE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL BE LOW. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. ON MONDAY...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR STORMS EAST OF A GRAHAM TO HILLSBORO TO CAMERON LINE. THE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL LINGER ON THURSDAY MAINLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ BAIN

Media briefing: Zero in on climate change in your own county

NOAA News Releases - Thu, 2016-06-23 23:00
As part of an upgrade to the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit, NOAA is releasing on Wednesday an enhanced web-based tool that will allow the public, media and stakeholders to produce tailored data, maps and information about how climate change may affect their region down to the county level.

6 steps to summer safety

NOAA News Releases - Thu, 2016-06-23 23:00
   

The European DX Foundation Marks 30th Anniversary

ARRL News - Thu, 2016-06-23 17:37

The European DX Foundation (EUDXF) will celebrate its 30th anniversary at Ham Radio 2016 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, June 24-26. The EUDXF DX dinner is set for the evening of June 24 in nearby Tettnang.

The European DX convention will take place on Saturday, August 27, and the EUDXF DX Award will be presented during the convention banquet.

The EUDXF was active in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest...

India Launches Amateur Radio Satellites

ARRL News - Thu, 2016-06-23 17:34

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched several satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads. Satellites put into orbit include Swayam-1, a 1U CubeSat that carries a digital store-and-forward messaging system for use by the Amateur Radio community.

“We are eagerly waiting for your reception report of the CW beacon at 437.025 MHz. You can also get the decoded beacon ...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 23 Jun 2016 03:19:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2016-06-23 15:20
FLUS44 KFWD 232019 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 319 PM CDT THU JUN 23 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241145- 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- 319 PM CDT THU JUN 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...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATHENS TO LAMPASAS ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR STORMS EAST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR ON MONDAY. LOW CHANCES FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

ARRL Programs and Services Committee Appoints Bud Hippisley, W2RU, as NTS™ Eastern Area Chair

ARRL News - Thu, 2016-06-23 14:53

The ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) has appointed George W. “Bud” Hippisley, W2RU (ex-K2KIR), as the new Eastern Area Chair for the ARRL National Traffic System™ (NTS™) for a 2-year term, effective immediately. The appointment comes 2 days after the ARRL Executive Committee voted to remove NTS Eastern Area Chair Joe Ames, W3JY. The PSC reached out to Hippisley this week, and he accep...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:04:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2016-06-23 04:04
FLUS44 KFWD 230904 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 404 AM CDT THU JUN 23 2016 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241200- 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- 404 AM CDT THU JUN 23 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...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATHENS TO LAMPASAS ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR STORMS EAST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR ON MONDAY. LOW CHANCES FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ JLDUNN

It’s all systems go for NOAA’s first space weather satellite

NOAA News Releases - Wed, 2016-06-22 23:00
NOAA’s first space weather satellite, DSCOVR, has completed instrument validation and will go operational on July 27, when it will take over the role of monitoring potentially damaging space weather storms as they approach Earth.
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