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Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

 

Warning Coordination and Preparedness

 

The Tulsa office of the National Weather Service works closely with emergency managers, amateur radio operators and the media to prepare for and warn againsts dangerous weather situations. Visit this area often for the latest information in warning technology, preparedness tips, spotter training schedules, resources for spotter groups, links to area emergency management pages and summaries of recent severe weather episodes.

 

Preparedness Information
Weather Safety
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Skywarn Page
Basic Storm Spotter's Guide
Advanced Storm Spotter's Guide
Glossary of Weather Terms for Spotters

EMWIN
- The Emergency Management Weather Information Network

 

Storm Data - current and historical
Monthly Storm Data - 1993 through current
Historic Oklahoma Tornado Data by County

 

Charts / Graphs / Images
The Enhanced Fujita Scale
Wind Chill Chart
Heat Index Chart

 

Internet Links
Arkansas Dept. of Emergency Mgt Oklahoma Dept. of Civil Emergency Mgt
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Salvation Army
National Red Cross Tulsa Area Red Cross
Tulsa Partners - Making Tulsa Disaster Resistant VOAD - Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster