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Hurricane Maria Forecast To Bring Impacts To East Coast

Hurricane Maria will approach the Mid-Atlantic coast early this week then finally shove eastward into the open Atlantic. Maria will likely not make landfall but will come close to portions of North Carolina midweek and could bring tropical storm force winds, locally heavy rain, storm surge, and very rough surf. Maria will create hazardous surf and rip currents for much of the East Coast this week. Read More >

Warning Coordination and Preparedness

The Tulsa office of the National Weather Service works closely with emergency managers, amateur radio operators and the media to prepare for and warn againsts dangerous weather situations. Visit this area often for the latest information in warning technology, preparedness tips, spotter training schedules, resources for spotter groups, links to area emergency management pages and summaries of recent severe weather episodes.

Preparedness Information
Weather Safety
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Skywarn Page
Basic Storm Spotter's Guide
Advanced Storm Spotter's Guide
Glossary of Weather Terms for Spotters

EMWIN
- The Emergency Management Weather Information Network

Storm Data - current and historical
Monthly Storm Data - 1993 through current
Historic Oklahoma Tornado Data by County

Charts / Graphs / Images
The Enhanced Fujita Scale
Wind Chill Chart
Heat Index Chart

Internet Links
Arkansas Dept. of Emergency Mgt Oklahoma Dept. of Civil Emergency Mgt
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Salvation Army
National Red Cross Tulsa Area Red Cross
Tulsa Partners - Making Tulsa Disaster Resistant VOAD - Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster