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Weather Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassadors

The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience against extreme weather, water, and climate events.  Any organization across all levels of government, businesses large and small, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, and academia can become a WRN Ambassador.

WRN Ambassadors serve a pivotal role in affecting societal change — helping to build a nation that is ready, responsive, and resilient to the impacts of extreme weather and water events. To be officially recognized as a WRN Ambassador, an organization must commit to:

  • Promoting Weather-Ready Nation messages and themes to their stakeholders;
  • Engaging with NOAA personnel on potential collaboration opportunities;
  • Sharing their success stories of preparedness and resiliency;
  • Serving as an example by educating employees on workplace preparedness

As a WRN Ambassador, the National Weather Service will formally recognize your organization.  You will be able to prominently display the WRN Ambassador logo and use your local NWS office as a resource to enhance your weather safety plans.  Periodic emails to WRN Ambassadors will provide information such as links to newly posted outreach material on relevant hazards, content you can use for social media posts, organizational newsletters and websites, as well as updates on new NOAA products, services, and/or data. 


What is Impact Decision Support Services (IDSS)

For more information and to apply to become a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador, click here.

For Summer Safety tips and information, click here.

Check out the WRN Youtube channel focusing on the initiative, highlighting current advances, and identifying the role we all must play to accomplish the goal of a WRN.

Twitter: @WRNAmbassadors


Current WRN Ambassadors in Eastern New York and Western New England

(Click here to view a map of our current WRN Ambassadors)


  1. American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region
  2. BuildAPrep Preparedness Outfitters
  3. Capital Region AMS Chapter SUNY Albany
  4. Center for Disability Services, Inc.
  5. Classmaster (NY)
  6. Cohoes Fire Department (NY)
  7. Cornell Cooperative Extension
  8. Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation (NY)
  9. Dutchess County Skywarn
  10. Fulton County Weather and Storms
  11. GIANT Solutions, Inc.
  12. Glens Falls Hospital (NY)
  13. Greenfield Fire District (NY)
  14. John Bulmer Photography
  15. Lee Premium Outlets (MA)
  16. Manchester Police Department
  17. Novick Dairy Farm (VT)
  18. NY State Department of Environmental Conservation
  19. Pine Hill Community Center
  20. Saratoga Hospital and Nursing Home (NY)
  21. Schoharie County (NY) Office of Emergency Services 
  22. Search and Rescue Response Team
  23. Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC
  24. SUNY System Administration
  25. The Angry Weather Network
  26. The Salvation Army Eastern Territory
  27. Town of Sharon (CT)
  28. University of Albany Police
  29. Upstate Meteorology
  30. Vermont Severe Storm Intercept Team
  31. Village of Philmont, NY
  32. Voorheesville Central School District (NY)
  33. Warren County (NY) Office of Emergency Services
  34. Washington County (NY) Department of Public Safety
  35. Weather - Amsterdam NY - Mohawk Valley
  36. WSPD Digital Broadcast
  38. Clamor por New York
  39. NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets
  40. NY State DOT
  41. NY State OEM Office of Interoperable and Emergency Communications
  42. NY State Office of Children and Family Services
  43. Albany County Citizen Corps
  44. Friends of the Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway
  45. Montgomery County Emergency Services
  46. Wallkill Public Library
  47. Town of Wilmington Wastewater Treatment Plant
  48. Pawling High School (NY)
  49. Marlborough Emergency Management (MA)
  50. New Milford Hospital
  51. Village of Millerton
  52. Wassaic Fire Department
  53. Dutchess County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
  54. Albany Area Amateur Association (KD2NSA)
  55. WRGB Albany
  56. Spectrum News - Albany
  57. Storm Ridge
  58. Fulton County Emergency Management and Fire
  59. Kingston Snows 
  60. D. R. Gealt Consulting Services
  61. Saratoga County Office of Emergency Services 


Click here for a complete listing of Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors


 Celebrating our WRN Ambassadors


We thank our WeatherReady Nation Ambassadors for a great Open House back on October 28th, 2017! Our WeatherReady Nation Ambassador wall proudly displays all of our Ambassadors in our forecast office! There is always room for more as an online application is available. More information about this valuable program can be viewed from this brochure.



  Celebrating WRN Ambassador Partners