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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:49:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:49
FLUS44 KFWD 220449 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1049 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-230500- 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- 1049 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MORE WEST OF I-35. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS SATURDAY WITH STORMS ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTING IN LOCALIZED FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS GENERALLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM COMANCHE TO PALESTINE. THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE HIGHEST IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS BUT AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE REQUESTED SATURDAY...MAINLY SOUTH OF A COMANCHE TO PALESTINE LINE. $$ 92

ARRL Members Elect New Division Director and Two New Vice Directors

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:53

The ballots have been counted, and ARRL members have determined that the Atlantic Division’s new Director starting January 1 will be current Vice Director Tom Abernethy, W3TOM. Abernethy outpolled Phil Theis, K3TUF, 1400 to 1168, to succeed outgoing Atlantic Division Director Bill Edgar, N3LLR, who opted not to run for another term.

 

Abernethy was Maryland Section Manager from 2001 until 2005, w...

Amateur Radio Volunteers on Alert in Mammoth New York Snowfall’s Aftermath

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:11

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) volunteers are themselves still digging out from several days of unprecedented snowfall in Upstate New York. The severe weather already has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths. Western New York Section Emergency Coordinator Joe Tedesco, KC2DKP, said ARES volunteers have activated a net and are on alert ...

IARU Wants Member Societies’ “Engaged” in Seeking Support for 5.275-5.450 MHz Amateur Allocation

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:07

International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, has called upon IARU member societies to seek the support of their respective governments for an Amateur Radio secondary allocation at 5.275-5.450 MHz, per Agenda Item 1.4 at World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15). Ellam told his colleagues in a letter this week that obtaining the allocation is “one of the mai...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:55:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-11-21 15:55
FLUS44 KFWD 212055 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 255 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221215- 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- 255 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING. AFTER MIDNIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE NUMEROUS NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE TO FORT WORTH TO BONHAM. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. HOWEVER...A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS MAY DEVELOP OVERNIGHT NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE...TO FORT WORTH...TO GAINESVILLE. LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREAT OVERNIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS SATURDAY WITH STORMS ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTING IN LOCALIZED FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS GENERALLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM COMANCHE TO PALESTINE. AN ISOLATED SEVERE STORM OR TWO IS POSSIBLE NORTH OF THIS LINE. THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE HIGHEST IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS BUT AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED OVERNIGHT TONIGHT NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE...TO FORT WORTH... TO GAINESVILLE. ADDITIONAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE REQUESTED SATURDAY...MAINLY SOUTH OF A COMANCHE TO PALESTINE LINE. $$ 82/JLD

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:19:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-11-21 12:19
FLUS44 KFWD 211719 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1119 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221130- 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- 1119 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST OF NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING MORE NUMEROUS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. HOWEVER...A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS MAY DEVELOP TONIGHT AND PRODUCE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS NORTHWEST OF A LINE GOLDTHWAITE...TO FORT WORTH...TO GAINESVILLE. LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT OVERNIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS SATURDAY WITH STORMS ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20. DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT. AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM KILLEEN TO WACO TO PALESTINE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE...TO FORT WORTH... TO GAINESVILLE. $$

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-11-21 11:44

Average daily sunspot numbers rose this past week nearly 14 points to 98.9, while average daily solar flux increased 25 points to 164.4.

Predicted solar flux is 170 on November 21, 175 on November 22-23, then 170, 155 and 150 on November 24-26, then 145, 130 and 120 on November 27-29, 115 on November 30 through December 6, 135 and 155 on December 7-8, 165 on December 9-10, and 160 on December 11...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:01:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:02
FLUS44 KFWD 211002 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 401 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221015- 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 CST FRI NOV 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST OF NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN MORE NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. HOWEVER...A FEW STRONG STORMS MAY DEVELOP TONIGHT AND PRODUCE MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL...ESPECIALLY NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM EASTLAND TO WEATHERFORD TO GAINESVILLE. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS SATURDAY WITH STORMS ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20. DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT. AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM KILLEEN TO WACO TO PALESTINE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... VERY LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM EASTLAND TO WEATHERFORD TO GAINESVILLE. SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS MORE LIKELY ON SATURDAY. $$

Amateur Radio Volunteers Turn Out En Masse to Support Chicago Marathon

ARRL News - Thu, 2014-11-20 20:46

A huge turnout of Amateur Radio volunteers supported communications on October 12 for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and its 2000 volunteer medical teams. For the first time this year, the Amateur Radio volunteers also shadowed the nine triage units that attended to runners within Grant Park, the marathon’s finish line. The hams communicated with the ambulance service, if further med...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:36:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:36
FLUS44 KFWD 202136 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 336 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-211315- 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- 336 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. A FEW OF THE STORMS IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS COULD BECOME STRONG OR MARGINALLY SEVERE. THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE FRIDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY WEST OF INTERSTATE 35. THERE IS A THREAT FOR SOME SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LATE FRIDAY WEST OF INTERSTATE 35. LARGE HAIL WOULD BE THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREAT. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME NUMEROUS DURING THE DAY SATURDAY ACROSS NORTH TEXAS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT THROUGHOUT THE DAY BUT SOME SEVERE WEATHER IS ALSO EXPECTED. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS...ALTHOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO MAY ALSO OCCUR...PARTICULARLY SOUTH OF A KILLEEN TO WACO TO PALESTINE LINE. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO END FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE REGION. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ 82/JLD

Two Japanese Satellites Will Carry Ham Radio Payloads into Deep Space this Month

ARRL News - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:26

[UPDATED 2014-11-20 2030 UTC] Two Amateur Radio satellites, Shin’en 2 (Abyss 2) and ARTSAT2: DESPATCH, will be heading into deep space this month. The satellites will hitch a ride with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Hayabusa 2 asteroid mission, which is scheduled to launch on November 29.

A 17 kg, 50 cm diameter polyhedron, Shin’en 2, developed by Kyushu Institute of Technology an...

Homeland Security’s 2014 National Emergency Communications Plan Incorporates Amateur Radio

ARRL News - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:40

The US Department of Homeland Security’s 2014 National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) has incorporated Amateur Radio in its mix of media that could support and sustain communications in a disaster or emergency. The 2014 NECP is the first update since the original plan was released in 2008. The NECP is “the nation’s over-arching strategic plan for enhancing emergency communications capabil...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:45:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-11-20 06:45
FLUS44 KFWD 201145 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 545 AM CST THU NOV 20 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-211200- 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- 545 AM CST THU NOV 20 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AS SHOWERS SPREAD NORTH INTO THE AREA. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS AND THESE WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A THREAT FOR SOME SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY LATE FRIDAY WEST OF INTERSTATE 35. LARGE HAIL WOULD BE THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREAT. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME NUMEROUS DURING THE DAY SATURDAY ACROSS NORTH TEXAS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT THROUGHOUT THE DAY BUT SOME SEVERE WEATHER IS ALSO EXPECTED. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS...ALTHOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO MAY ALSO OCCUR...PARTICULARLY SOUTH OF A KILLEEN TO WACO TO PALESTINE LINE. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED IN END FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE REGION. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ DUNN

Working Red Badge Holders Could Be Key to Boosting Your Centennial QSO Party Totals

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-11-19 18:18

It’s getting down to crunch time: The ARRL Centennial QSO Party ends in just about 6 weeks! If you’ve been procrastinating about building your point totals to the certificate level, two more major opportunities to put some serious points into your log lie just ahead. Red Badge Days will take place Saturday, November 22, and on Wednesday, December 31.

The final point levels for Centennial QSO Par...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:18:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-11-19 16:18
FLUS44 KFWD 192118 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 318 PM CST WED NOV 19 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-201245- 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 PM CST WED NOV 19 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH 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 CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS BEGINNING LATE THURSDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY ACROSS NORTH TEXAS LATE FRIDAY WHERE A FEW ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS CAN BE EXPECTED MAINLY WEST OF INTERSTATE 35/35W. LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS WITH ANY STORMS FRIDAY NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS ON SATURDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT THROUGHOUT THE DAY...BUT SOME SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS BUT AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT. RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS NORTH TEXAS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

K5DCM Wins November QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-11-19 14:43

The winner of the November QST Cover Plaque award is David Martin, K5DCM, for his article, “Add USB Connectivity to Your Kantronics KPC-3.”

The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the December issue today.

 

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:23:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-11-19 05:23
FLUS44 KFWD 191023 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 423 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-201200- 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- 423 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS BEGINNING LATE THURSDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY ACROSS NORTH TEXAS LATE FRIDAY WHERE A FEW ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS CAN BE EXPECTED MAINLY WEST OF A MINERAL WELLS TO KILLEEN LINE. LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS WITH ANY STORMS FRIDAY NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS ON SATURDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT THROUGHOUT THE DAY...BUT SOME SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON BUT AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT MAINLY SOUTH OF A KILLEEN TO WACO TO PALESTINE LINE. RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS NORTH TEXAS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ DUNN
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