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Austin/San Antonio WFO Integrated Warning Team (IWT)


The local EWX Integrated Warning Team (IWT) brings together emergency managers, broadcast and print media, amateur radio network controllers, government and special district officials, and the National Weather Service with the goal of finding the best ways to communicate a consistent warning message during an event.

Post-event studies of high-impact weather events have shown that coordinated actions of an IWT play an important role in achieving a favorable public response. Bringing NWS, EMs, and broadcast media together with other partners in the same room to discuss best practices and challenges not only lays the foundation for improved relationships between members of the IWT, but helps us to all understand how the public we serve responds to our services.

IWT workshop registration is set up through invitation. For more information, please contact Additional workshop areas are planned as well.


Austin - Capital Area Workshop

Serving Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson counties.

  • Austin IWT Save the Date 2019

Next Workshop


Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:30am-12:30pm


Combined Transportation, Emergency & Communications Center (CTECC), 5100 Old Manor Road, Austin, TX 78723

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Presentation Session
    • NWSChat
    • Understanding the River Forecast Process
  • Large Group Discussion: Impact-Based Flash Flood Warnings
  • Small Group Discussion: The October 2018 Llano and Colorado Floods
  • Final Thoughts

Austin Workshop Resources


San Antonio - Alamo Area Workshop

Serving Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, and Wilson counties.

  • San Antonio 2018 IWT Workshop
  • San Antonio 2018 IWT Workshop
  • San Antonio 2018 IWT Workshop

Next Workshop

The last Alamo Area workshop was held in 2018. Planning information for the next workshop will be posted in the future.

San Antonio Workshop Resources