NOAA's National Weather Service has designated March 12 - 16, 2012 as the annual Flood Safety Awareness Week.
Today’s topic is...Flood Safety and a Weather Ready Nation
In partnership with other government agencies, researchers, and the private sector, NWS is charting a path to a Weather-Ready Nation through:
The ultimate goal of the Weather Ready Nation vision is to save more lives and protect livelihoods and the economy as communities across the country become increasingly vulnerable to extreme weather events.
For up-to-date weather and flood information and more on NOAA’s National Weather Service, visit:
For more on the Weather Ready Nation initiative and projects, visit:
NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and to conserve and manage our coastal and marine resources. Visit us at: