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StormReady is a NWS program that started in 1999 to help communities with the communication and safety skills needed to save lives and property during severe weather. 

The NWS Wilmington, NC Forecast Office works with local government/military officials and other community groups across southeast NC and northeast SC to help them better prepare for severe weather through education and awareness. If you're interested in applying for the program, click here. However, even if you don't qualify for the program you can still become a StormReady Supporter.

Tsunami Ready is a similar program that helps coastal communities minimize the risk specifically posed by tsunamis. If you're interested in applying for this program, click here. You can also consider becoming a TsunamiReady Supporter.

NWS Wilmington Forecast Area

Picture of tornado damage to a classroom in Xenia, OH

Tornado damage to a classroom in Xenia, Ohio (photo courtesy of Tim Marshall)