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Continued Heavy Rain for Portions of Texas and Louisiana; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the Great Basin

Slow moving tropical depression Imelda will produce heavy rain and flooding across southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana through late this week. Isolated areas may receive as much as 25 inches of rain, and flash flood watches are in effect, including for the Houston metro area. Active storms in the West will keep fire weather threats elevated to critical in the Great Basin. 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