Preparedness and Education

The National Weather Service issues forecasts and warnings to help save lives.  However, in order for these to be effective, people must know what to do for protection from these hazards. It is important to have a plan of action BEFORE the event strikes, so you will be well prepared when the time comes.

Weather Safety 

Links to NWS Lincoln's website about weather safety:


 Storm Spotter Information Page (click here)


 For Kids & Teachers

 NWS / NOAA Web Pages









NASA Web Pages



Other Web Pages


Owlie Skywarn











 National Weather Service Brochures

If you travel to other parts of the country, you may run into unfamiliar weather situations (e.g. hurricanes, rip currents, etc.). NWS's national headquarters has preparedness brochures for all types of weather. You can find them at the following link:

NWS Brochures, Posters & Booklets

Many of these are in PDF format; you may need to obtain a PDF reader plug-in for your browser.




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