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Hazardous Weather Awareness and Preparedness Information

Bullet  Severe Weather Awareness Week

Bullet  Is your community StormReady Logo
StormReady is about getting your community ready for hazardous weather.

Bullet  SKYWARN Storm Spotter Section
Information about the SKYWARN program developed by the NWS to improve warnings and weather safety.

Bullet  NOAA Weather Radio
Information about NOAA Weather Radio in Alabama.

Bullet  Alabama Storm Data
Contains documented storm damage information for Alabama.

Bullet  Tornado Statistics for Alabama
Some tornado statistics for the state of Alabama based on National Weather Service records.

Bullet  Are You Ready? Prepare Yourself
A 3-part series on making sure you are prepared before the storm strikes.

Bullet  Hurricane names
Contains a listing of hurricane names for the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and why hurricanes are named.

Bullet  Hurricane Awareness Material
Includes videos and informational pamphlets.

Bullet  Alabama Emergency Management.
This page contains links to various emergency management agencies in Alabama, vital partners with the National Weather Service in severe weather awareness and preparedness in Alabama.


If you have comments or suggestions about material you would like to see included, please send a note to the address listed at the bottom of the page or by e-mail to Jim Stefkovich, Meteorologist In Charge. Questions about any aspect of weather or about the material presented here are welcome.