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NWS Fort Worth Skywarn Program
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How to Submit A Report to NWS Fort Worth


What We Need to Know

  • Type of report: What are you reporting
  • Time of event:  When did it occur? Now, or earlier?
  • Location of event: Where did it occur?
  • How? Measured vs. estimated?
  • Magnitude? Damage, injuries, etc.

What to Report (Our Wishlist)

  • Tornadoes, or signs one may be developing (funnel clouds, strongly rotating wall clouds, etc.)
  • Flash Flooding: rapidly rising water into areas that do not typically flood
  • Hail: larger than 3/4 inch in diameter (penny-sized or larger)
  • Damaging Winds: damage caused by thunderstorm winds or measured winds of 50 mph or greater