By: DukeOfWeather, 5:21 AM GMT on April 27, 2014

On April 30, 2014, the first ever National Day of Action will take place here in the States. This is a day to train and teach millions of Americans how to prepare for disasters and how to respond when a disaster strikes.

From the FEMA website:

America's PrepareAthon! is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions, and exercises.

The first National Da...

March-CoCoRaHS Recruitment Season!

By: DukeOfWeather, 2:18 AM GMT on March 09, 2014

As a proud member of the CoCoRaHS, I must pass on the message for those who haven't heard it yet-that is, join the CoCoRaHS! Here are some facts about the organization, straight from the website:

CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. CoCoRaHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and s...

Volunteering Weather CoCoRaHS

Winter Weather Safety

By: DukeOfWeather, 9:06 PM GMT on January 02, 2014

Potential blizzard gearing up for the Northeast USA tonight into tomorrow. This guide is a comprehensive overview of how to handle snowstorms and such. I would be surprised if the folks up north don't know how to handle snowstorms, but then again...
Anyways, here's the link to the PDF. Better to be safe than sorry!

NOAA winter weather guide

It'll be interesting to see how much snow falls, I've heard from many bloggers here that the NWS may...

Blizzard Winter Weather


By: DukeOfWeather, 9:02 PM GMT on January 02, 2014

Hi everyone!

I've been lurking around this site for the last two years and I decided to join Weather Underground. Hope to make everyone's acquaintance when I can. I don't have all that much spare time on my hands to post, so you will be seeing me infrequently. I would've joined earlier, but didn't want to look like a troll because of my join date, lol.

As my bio states, I love studying history and economics. Stargazing is a favored pastime of m...


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