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Severe Weather Expected for Portions of the Midwest; Excessive Heat for the Central and Eastern U.S.

Severe storms capable of producing severe winds, large hail, tornadoes and heavy rainfall are expected through this evening across portions of the Midwest. A Moderate Risk (level 4 of 5) of Severe Storms and Excessive Rainfall is in effect. Excessive heat will continue to impact the Central and Eastern U.S. this week. Read More >

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Current Ambassadors in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas

  • Presidio Trust
  • Marin County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services
  • South San Francisco Fire Department
  • Central Coast News KION
  • Emergency Management Associates
  • San Benito County ARES/ACS/RACES
  • CSU Monterey Bay
  • County of Santa Cruz OES
  • Monterey County ARES
  • City of Brisbane
  • Presidio of Monterey
  • US Coast Guard (SF Bay Station)
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Carmel Highlands Fire Protection District
  • Cypress Fire Protection District
  • Monterey County Office of Emergency Services
  • San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - Aviation Division
  • Stoneridge Shopping Center
  • Santa Rosa Plaza
  • San Francisco Premium Outlets
  • Petaluma Village Premium Outlets
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • Moraga-Orinda Fire District
  • Aptos Fire Protection
  • Santa Clara University
  • City of Morgan Hill
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • City of Pacific Grove (CA)
  • San Francisco Department of Emergency Management
  • San Mateo County EMS Agency
  • Bay Area Center for Regional Disaster Resilience
  • Monterey County Amateur Emergency Communications
  • Mountain Valley Kids Club


  • County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency
  • Monterey County Water Resources Agency
  • KPIX-TV (San Francisco)
  • CustomWeather, Inc.
  • Spire Global, Inc.
  • Appallicious
  • Exploratorium
  • Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County
  • Naval Support Activity Monterey
  • City of San Jose (CA) Office of Emergency Services
  • University of California San Francisco
  • United States EPA - Region 9
  • Gilroy Gardens
  • Napa Premium Outlets
  • Gilroy Premium Outlets
  • Stanford Shopping Center
  • Coddingtown Mall
  • Lafayette Police Department
  • Lamorinda CERT
  • San Jose Earthquakes - MLS
  • Saildrone, Inc.
  • Vertical Media Labs
  • Pinnacles National Park
  • City of Emeryville (CA)
  • SPCA for Monterey County
  • Sierra Club
  • HipCamp
  • Moraga Country Club HOA
  • Sunvalley Shopping Center
  • San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services
  • Sonoma County Fire District
  • City of Cupertino
  • Sonoma County Water Agency
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • Global Security and Resilience Services (GSRS), Google

Who Can Become a WRN Ambassador?

  • Any organization across all levels of government
  • Businesses large and small
  • TV, Radio, and Print media
  • Non-profit and non-governmental organizations
  • Academia

Benefits of becoming an Ambassador

  • Permission to use the WRN logo allows organizations to identify themselves as “taking partial ownership” of this initiative
  • Introduction to a complete array of NOAA/NWS products and services. 
  • Use the local NWS office as a resource to enhance weather safety plans.Periodic emails to WRN Ambassadors will provide information such as links to newly posted outreach material on relevant hazards, as well as updates on experimental or newly operational NOAA products, services, or data. 
  • Ambassadors are part of a unified effort to increase consistency in messaging
Pictures of WRN Ambassadors
National Weather Service with San Jose Quakes
San Jose Quakes
National Weather Service with City of Morgan Hill
City of Morgan Hill

Naval Support Activity Monterey
Naval Support Activity Monterey

National Weather Service with SPCA of Monterey County
SPCA of Monterey County

WCM with meteorologists from Central Coast News KION-TV
Central Coast News KION-TV

 WCM with a representative from Lockheed Martin SSC
Lockheed Martin SSC

WCM with representatives from Bay Area Center for Regional Disaster Resilience
Bay Area Center for Regional Disaster Resilience

California State University Monterey Bay
California State University Monterey Bay

WCM with representatives from San Benito County ARES
San Bentio County ARES

Monterey County OES
Monterey County OES


National Weather Service with Hastings College of the Law
Hastings College of the Law