What do you know about Outdoor Sirens & NOAA Weather Radio?

Yes, eventually we will warm up as summer approaches....and we will have more thunderstorms...and some of the storms will be severe.

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards

Do you own a NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards unit?  Do you have an occasional reception problem?   Did the tone-activation feature not work when you knew a tornado warning was issued for your area?  Check this out: Solutions to Weather Radio reception problems.  Contributions to this document were received from amateur radio operators and severe weather spotters.

Outdoor Sirens

Ever wonder about those outdoor sirens?  Who is responsible for activating the outdoor sirens?  What do you know about outdoor sirens?  Check this out:Outdoor Warning Siren fact sheet 


Additional Information

Severe Weather Preparedness

Wisconsin Emergency Management

Ready Wisconsin

Severe Weather Spotter Page

Scary - Looking Cloud Club

NWS Reference Guide - Everything You Wanted to Know About the National Weather Service

Storm Prediction Center - About Tornadoes - About Derechoes - SPC WCM Page

What Do You Know About Wind-Resistant Buildings?

Wisconsin Severe Weather Climatology Page

Are You Ready for Severe Weather? 


Kapela, WFO Milwaukee



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