SKYWARN Newsletter #243

Hello to all….

SKYWARN Newsletter #243 has been posted. It can be seen at the following link:

http://users.rcn.com/rmacedo/news243.htm

As we continue to work on the wx1box.org web site, all newsletters and the newsletter archive will be posted on this site. For now, we are still in transition between the two web sites. We appreciate your patience as we work through the transition and thanks for your continued support of the NWS Taunton SKYWARN Program!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)

ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Pager #: (508) 354-3142
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 1-800-445-2588 Ext.: 72929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
http://users.rcn.com/rmacedo
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Hurricane Awareness Tour with P3 Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Monday April 30th

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The Public Information Statement on the Hurricane Awareness Tour with the P3 Hurricane Hunter Aircraft was posted by NWS Taunton on Thursday March 29th, 2007. Earlier in the week a web-site on the tour was also posted via the SKYWARN Newsletter. The link to the Hurricane Awareness Tour web site is listed below:

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/box/announcement/HAT07WebRelease.htm

The NWS Taunton Public Information Statement on the Hurricane Awareness Tour is listed below:

NOUS41 KBOX 291900
PNSBOX
CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-NHZ011-012-015-RIZ001>008-021800-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
300 PM EDT THU MAR 29 2007

…DO NOT MISS THE 2007 HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE TOUR AT QUONSET STATE AIRPORT RHODE ISLAND ON MONDAY APRIL 30…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON MASSACHUSETTS WILL HOST THE FIRST STOP OF THE 2007 EAST COAST HURRICANE AWARENESS TOUR AT QUONSET STATE AIRPORT IN NORTH KINGSTOWN RHODE ISLAND ON MONDAY APRIL 30 2007. THE DAY WILL FEATURE TOURS BY THE PERSONNEL OF THE
NOAA WP3 ORION HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT. THE AIRCRAFT WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FROM 3 TO 6 PM. THE THEME FOR THE VISIT WILL BE…BE AWARE…BE PREPARED.

THE HURRICANE AWARENESS TOUR…OR HAT AS IT IS KNOWN…IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF AN ANNUAL CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS AND PREPARATION FOR THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON…WHICH RUNS FROM JUNE 1 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30. THE HAT ALTERNATES BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND GULF OF MEXICO COASTS EACH YEAR.

PRESCHEDULED BRIEFINGS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM THE WEST BAY AREA OF RHODE ISLAND WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON…HOSTED BY THE QUONSET POINT AIR NATIONAL GUARD 143RD AIRLIFT WING.

THERE WILL BE MANY STATIONS SET UP WITH PAMPHLETS AND DISPLAYS ON HURRICANE SAFETY AND AWARENESS. REPRESENTATIVES AT THESE INFORMATION STATIONS INCLUDE…

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS RHODE ISLAND CHAPTER
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/S GRADUATE SCHOOL OF OCEANOGRAPHY
NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER
THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY AND OFFICE OF COASTAL SURVEY FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE
THE NARRAGANSETT BAY NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE FROM PRUDENCE ISLAND AND THE RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY/S MOBILE COMMAND POST

AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS FROM RHODE ISLAND…MASSACHUSETTS AND HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY NEW HAMPSHIRE WILL PROVIDE LIVE COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IN MIAMI…AS WELL AS
COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THE EVENT.

IN PREPARATION FOR THE VISIT…THERE WILL BE A LIVE BROADCAST ON ALL NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS STATIONS RUN BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON. THE SHOW…DINNER WITH DUNHAM…WILL AIR ON
MONDAY APRIL 23 AT 630 PM…HOSTED BY ALAN DUNHAM.

THE AIRCRAFT WILL BE ON DISPLAY NEAR THE QUONSET STATE AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING ON AIRPORT STREET…ALONG WITH THE INFORMATION STATIONS. PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE NORTH OF THE TERMINAL BUILDING. FOLLOW THE SIGNS OFF OF ROGER WILLIAMS WAY TO QUONSET STATE AIRPORT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE HURRICANE AWARENESS TOUR…ALONG WITH DIRECTIONS TO QUONSET STATE AIRPORT…PLEASE VISIT OUR INTERNET WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND CLICK ON THE LINK…P3 ORION HURRICANE HUNTER…OR LOOK UNDER THE WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS AND NEWS FOR SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LINK ON THE TOP OF THE PAGE.

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VALLIER-TALBOT

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Pager #: (508) 354-3142
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 1-800-445-2588 Ext.: 72929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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SKYWARN Newsletter #242

Hello to all….

SKYWARN Newsletter #242 has been posted. It can be seen at the following link:

http://users.rcn.com/rmacedo/news242.htm

As we continue to work on the wx1box.org web site, all newsletters and the newsletter archive will be posted on this site. For now, we are still in transition between the two web sites. We appreciate your patience as we work through the transition and thanks for your continued support of the NWS Taunton SKYWARN Program!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)

ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Pager #: (508) 354-3142
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 1-800-445-2588 Ext.: 72929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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SKYWARN Newsletter #241

Hello to all….

SKYWARN Newsletter #241 has been posted. It can be seen at the following link:

http://users.rcn.com/rmacedo/news241.htm

As we continue to work on the wx1box.org web site, all newsletters and the newsletter archive will be posted on this site. For now, we are still in transition between the two web sites. We appreciate your patience as we work through the transition and thanks for your continued support of the NWS Taunton SKYWARN Program!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)

ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Pager #: (508) 354-3142
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 1-800-445-2588 Ext.: 72929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
http://users.rcn.com/rmacedo
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