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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 1 Apr 2015 04:07:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 1 hour 28 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 010907 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 407 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-020915- 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- 407 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS AREA WIDE TODAY...AND ALONG AND EAST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR TONIGHT. THE MOST LIKELY AREA FOR ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NORTHWEST OF AN EASTLAND TO DECATUR TO PARIS LINE. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...STRONG WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY FOR AREAS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON FRIDAY AND FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:49:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2015-03-31 20:49
FLUS44 KFWD 010149 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 849 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-020200- 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- 849 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...REST OF TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF A GRAHAM TO DENTON TO SULPHUR SPRINGS LINE. THE MOST LIKELY AREA FOR ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ALONG AND NORTH OF A BOWIE TO SHERMAN TO PARIS LINE. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...STRONG WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NEARLY ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. SOME STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...GUSTY WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING DURING THIS TIME FRAME. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY FOR AREAS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED ALONG AND NORTH OF A BOWIE TO SHERMAN TO PARIS LINE. $$ 15-BAIN

ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Good Friday, April 3

ARRL News - Tue, 2015-03-31 16:45

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Good Friday, April 3, and there will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions and no ARRL Audio News on that day.

ARRL Headquarters will reopen Monday, April 6, at 8 AM Eastern Daylight Time.

We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday!

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2015-03-31 16:03
FLUS44 KFWD 312103 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 403 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-011230- 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- 403 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS NORTHWEST OF A COMANCHE TO DENTON TO PARIS LINE THIS AFTERNOON. THE MAIN HAZARDS...IF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP...WILL BE LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS...STRONG DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THE BEST THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE ALONG THE RED RIVER. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NEARLY ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. SOME STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...GUSTY WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING DURING THIS TIME FRAME. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY FOR AREAS EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A COMANCHE TO DENTON TO PARIS LINE. $$ 15-BAIN

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:29:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2015-03-31 09:30
FLUS44 KFWD 311429 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 929 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-011145- 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- 929 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF A NOCONA TO LAMPASAS LINE THIS AFTERNOON AND AREA WIDE TONIGHT. A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE POSSIBLE FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE EVENING MAINLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM CISCO TO DENTON TO SULPHUR SPRINGS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON WEDNESDAY...AND GENERALLY EAST OF THE I-35/35E CORRIDOR WEDNESDAY EVENING. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO WEATHERFORD TO STEPHENVILLE. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND ARE THE MAIN THREATS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING NORTH OF A LINE FROM CISCO TO DENTON TO SULPHUR SPRINGS. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:01:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:01
FLUS44 KFWD 310901 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 401 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-010915- 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- 401 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF A NOCONA TO LAMPASAS LINE THIS AFTERNOON AND AREA WIDE TONIGHT. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND AND ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE EVENING. LATER TONIGHT...THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS AS WELL AS DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS ON WEDNESDAY...AND GENERALLY EAST OF THE I-35/35E CORRIDOR WEDNESDAY EVENING. BESIDES CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE LARGE HAIL AS WELL AS STRONG GUSTY WINDS. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY GENERALLY EAST OF I-35. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND ARE THE MAIN THREATS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED BY LATE AFTERNOON OVER THE WESTERN THIRD. $$

World Amateur Radio Day is April 18!

ARRL News - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:34

On Saturday, April 18, radio amateurs worldwide will take to the airwaves to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day 2015. It was on April 18, 1925, that the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) was founded in Paris, with ARRL Co-Founder Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, as its first president. The primary purpose of World Amateur Radio Day is to highlight Amateur Radio and its benefits to countries and co...

ARISS School Contact Proposal Window Open Until April 15

ARRL News - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:03

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program coordinator is seeking proposals from schools and organizations that are interested in hosting an Amateur Radio contact with a member of the International Space Station crew. The US ARISS contact proposal window will remain open until April 15.

ARISS is seeking formal and informal educational institutions and organizations, ind...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:31:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:31
FLUS44 KFWD 302031 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 331 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-311300- 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- 331 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY NORTHWEST OF A COMANCHE TO GRANBURY TO GAINESVILLE LINE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. BESIDES CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE LARGE HAIL AS WELL AS STRONG GUSTY WINDS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:18:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2015-03-30 03:18
FLUS44 KFWD 300818 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 318 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-310830- 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- 318 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20 ON TUESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES INCLUDE ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE GENERALLY NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE THROUGH THIS TIME...HOWEVER THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THE BEST CHANCE OF STORMS THROUGH THIS PERIOD IS EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CAVANAUGH

National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop Sessions To Be Livestreamed - Tuesday March 31st 2015

VoIP SKYWARN Hurricane Net - Sun, 2015-03-29 17:12

Hello to all..

The National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop sessions will be livestreamed on Tuesday March 31st, 2015. It will feature topics on the importance of surface reports from National Hurricane Center Director Dr. Richard Knabb, Amateur Radio Operations at WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, the Canadian Hurricane Centre, ARRL Hurricane Operations and Update, Hurricane Watch Net and VoIP Hurricane Net.

Links to the livestream are as follows:

http://www.voipwx.net/files/stream.htm
http://www.nsradio.org/stream.htm

The session schedule is listed on the links above and will be updated to reflect what is listed below:

Tuesday, March 31 -- 13:30-15:00 CDT/14:30-16:00 EDT*
13:30 Opening Remarks (5 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
13:35 Importance of Amateur Radio / Spotter Surface Reports (25 Minutes - Presented by NHC Director Dr. Rick Knabb)
14:00 WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the NHC, Weather Initiatives & the Haiti Earthquake Mission Overview (40 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
14:40 Canadian Hurricane Centre Amateur Radio Operations (30 Minutes - Presented by Bob Robichaud-VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Centre)

---> NOTE:  Speakers will be on a break from around 15:10-15:30 CDT/16:10-16:30 EDT

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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:51:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-29 15:51
FLUS44 KFWD 292051 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 351 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-301215- 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- 351 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. THERE IS A RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE WIDESPREAD...YET A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL APPROACH SEVERE LIMITS. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY STORMS WHICH DEVELOP ARE LARGE HAIL...LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES SPREAD TO INCLUDE MOST OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE REGION IS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE GENERALLY NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE THROUGH THIS TIME...HOWEVER THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...GENERALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20...ON SATURDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:44:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-29 11:44
FLUS44 KFWD 291644 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1144 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-301200- 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- 1144 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE WIDESPREAD...YET A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL APPROACH SEVERE LIMITS. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY STORMS WHICH DEVELOP ARE LARGE HAIL...LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES SPREAD TO INCLUDE MOST OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE REGION IS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE GENERALLY NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE THROUGH THIS TIME...HOWEVER THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...GENERALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20...ON SATURDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ FOX

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 04:14:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:14
FLUS44 KFWD 290914 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 414 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-300915- 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- 414 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP ARE SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES SPREAD TO INCLUDE MOST OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE REGION IS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE GENERALLY NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE THROUGH THIS TIME...HOWEVER THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...GENERALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20...ON SATURDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CAVANAUGH

ITU Deploys Emergency Communication Equipment in Vanuatu

ARRL News - Sat, 2015-03-28 15:48

In an effort to coordinate relief efforts in Vanuatu in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Pam, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has deployed emergency telecommunication equipment to the Pacific Ocean island nation. The category 5 storm devastated parts of Vanuatu on March 13. The ITU has dispatched 40 satellite phones, 10 broadband global area network terminals, and 35 solar pane...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:43:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-03-28 15:43
FLUS44 KFWD 282043 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 343 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-291200- 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- 343 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE GREATEST ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20 THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...BUT A FEW STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE SOME SMALL HAIL MONDAY AND TUESDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:48:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:48
FLUS44 KFWD 280848 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 348 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-290900- 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- 348 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE GREATEST TO THE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20...AND ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35/35W. THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:52:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2015-03-27 15:52
FLUS44 KFWD 272052 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 352 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-281215- 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- 352 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN TO THE NORTHEAST QUARTER SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN INCREASE OVER THE NORTHEAST HALF FOR MONDAY. THUNDERSTORMS CHANCE WILL ENCOMPASS ALL OF THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN MOVE EAST OF THE I-35/35W CORRIDOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Oklahoma Amateur Radio Volunteers Activate Net to Track Severe Weather

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-03-27 14:55

Amateur Radio SKYWARN volunteers in Oklahoma went on alert March 25 as severe thunderstorms sparked tornadoes. The Southwest Independent Repeater Association (SWIRA) and Tulsa Region SKYWARN nets were active in support of tornado warnings in both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa Metropolitan areas. No Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) activation was required, however.

“March 25 was a busy after...

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