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New Berlin School District is now StormReady

New Berlin School District is now StormReady

4/8/2022 On January 24th, 2022 the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Sullivan, Wisconsin recognized the New Berlin School District in Waukesha County, Wisconsin as being StormReady. StormReady is a federal program of best safety practices for weather...

Two Wisconsin School Districts became StormReady

Two Wisconsin School Districts became StormReady

StormReady is template of best practices developed by the National Weather Service and utilized to mitigate deaths, injuries and destruction from weather events, including but not limited to severe weather. The core principles of StormReady are: Designating the best...

Mukwonago Area School District is StormReady

4-13-2020 Mukwonago, Wisconsin On February 24, 2020, The National Weather Service designated Mukwonago Area School District StormReady at the monthly school district meeting. StormReady is a designation offered to communities, including school districts, across the...

Dangerous Hurricane Irma Approaches Florida

IRMA FORECAST TO MAKE LANDFALL AS MAJOR HURRICANE Hurricane Irma devastated Barbuda, St. Maarten, the Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos as the second strongest Atlantic hurricane of record with winds of 185 mph. The forecast path from the National...

The Weak La Niña of 2016 and 2017

Milwaukee - It is official. We are in La Niña. It just started. And guess what? It looks like it is already ending. Allow me to explain. The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) of NOAA monitors water temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean. CPC publishes...

Melting Away in the January Thaw

Milwaukee – Is it warm where you are? If you live in most of the United States and Canada, it probably is. The western United States, western Canada and Alaska are the only locations with below average temperatures on January 18th. After a cold beginning...