Fellow WUer Celebrating Upcoming Birthday by Fundraising for Portlight!

By: Portlight, 9:36 PM GMT on June 15, 2016

Our friend and fellow weather geek, Jessica Katz, feels very strongly about the importance of Portlight's work, and has come up with a very cool way of supporting it. We've invited her to be our guest blogger this week, so that she can tell you about it herself!

Welcome, Jessica, and thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your selflessness and dedication to disaster relief and recovery for people with disabilities!

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Disaster relief

Updated: 7:10 PM GMT on June 18, 2016

NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour

By: Portlight, 4:40 PM GMT on May 19, 2016



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As we approach the beginning of the Atlantic 2016 Hurricane Season which begins June 1st, we will take a look at the Hurricane Hunters.

NOAA and the US Air Force Reserve both fly planes into the Storms to get the data required to predict the Storms path, strength direction and much, much more.

NOAA P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter Aircraft



As part of its efforts to build a Weathe...

Hurricane

Updated: 4:50 PM GMT on May 19, 2016

Severe Weather Season Readiness for People with Disabilities

By: Portlight, 5:10 PM GMT on April 15, 2016



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Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities


For the 57 million Americans with disabilities, medical emergencies and natural disasters present real challenges. Learn how people with disabilities, their families, and first responders can plan ahead for a disaster.

57 million Americans have a disability, and anyone can be at risk for developing or acquiring one in their ...

Flood Hurricane Tornado

Severe Weather Readiness for People with Disabilities

By: Portlight, 5:03 PM GMT on March 23, 2016



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Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities


For the 57 million Americans with disabilities, medical emergencies and natural disasters present real challenges. Learn how people with disabilities, their families, and first responders can plan ahead for a disaster.

57 million Americans have a disability, and anyone can be at risk for developing or acquiring one in their ...

Disaster relief Hurricane Tornado

Updated: 5:01 PM GMT on April 15, 2016

Training the Red Cross for Disaster

By: Portlight, 11:02 PM GMT on March 01, 2016



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From this Months New Mobility Magazine

Their Cover story,



Training the Red Cross for Disaster
By Paul Timmons March 1st, 2016


From Superstorms Katrina and Sandy to the wildfires of California and unprecedented floods of South Carolina, there has been one common refrain: The Red Cross doesn’t understand disability, and that puts our lives at risk. This is the sto...

Updated: 11:06 PM GMT on March 01, 2016

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