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April 15 SKYWARN Net and April 19 RARSfest

You are invited to join us on the Central Carolina SKYWARN Information Net on Tuesday, April 15 , at 9:15pm on the 146.88 repeater.  Special guest Raleigh NWS Meteorologist-In-Charge Darin Figurskey KC2IPY will have a Powerpoint presentation which, along with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Spotter Training Class

Upcoming SKYWARN Spotter Training Class, Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10am at North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road, Durham, NC. Sponsored by Durham County Emergency Management. Open to the public; no pre-registration is required.

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Flood Safety Awareness Week March 16-22

Did you know that flash floods and floods are the number one cause of of deaths associated with thunderstorms?  Each year flooding accounts for more than  90 fatalities.  More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is … Continue reading

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Central Carolina SKYWARN offers Basic Spotter Training via its net March 4 & 11

SKYWARN Spotter Training will be offered on the CCS Information Net on March 4 & 11 at 9:15 PM on the 146.88 repeater as part of the Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Part 1 of Basic Training will be March 4; … Continue reading

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Repeater Status

Central Carolina SKYWARN’s first back up repeater, 147.105, in Broadway is currently off the air due to ice damage. Should we suffer any problems with the 146.88 repeater, we will use our secondary repeater repeater first, 147.135 (+) (82.5) in … Continue reading

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2014 StormFest .. March 6th!

The 2014 StormFest is Thursday March 6th from 5PM until 9pm at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh.  It is part of the North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week. We will offer Basic SKYWARN training starting … Continue reading

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Central Carolina SKYWARN activation plans February 12-13, 2014

Central Carolina SKYWARN activates at the direction of the Raleigh National Weather Service for winter weather.  We have been directed NOT to activate for Tuesday’s event given the amount of expected snowfall and above freezing temperatures during the daytime. We … Continue reading

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SKYWARN Recognition Day 2013 – December 7!

SKYWARN Recognition Day 2013 officially takes place Saturday, December 7 from 0000-2400 UTC. Over 100 National Weather Services offices across the nation, including the Raleigh National Weather Service, are expected to participate in this 15th annual event. SKYWARN Recognition Day … Continue reading

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SKYWARN Basic Spotter Training

SKYWARN Basic Spotter Training will offered at the Raleigh Amateur Radio Society meeting on Tuesday, July 2, at 7:30pm at RLCB 3200 Bush Street in Raleigh. It will be taught by Nick Petro WX3H, Warning Coordination Meteorologist of the Raleigh … Continue reading

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SKYWARN Net Program on June 18, 2013

Please join us on the Central Carolina SKYWARN Information Net tonight, June 18, at 9:15pm on the 146.88 repeater. Scanner listeners may listen to live streamed audio from www.broadcastify.com. Raleigh National Weather Service Meteorologist-in-Charge Darin Figurskey KC2IPY will present the … Continue reading

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Weather Spotter’s Field Guide

Looking for the Basic SKYWARN Training Weather Spotter’s Field Guide?  Here’s the URL: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/brochures/SGJune6-11.pdf

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Central Carolina SKYWARN offers Basic Spotter Training via its net April 23 & 30! Do you live in central North Carolina and need Basic Spotter Training? Has it been 3 years since you’ve had Basic Spotter Training and it’s now … Continue reading

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CoCoRaHS March Madness 2013

CoCoRaHS, the Community Colaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network is looking for volunteers. If you like watching and reporting weather conditions, this opportunity is for you! To learn more about this great organization, please visit www.cocorahs.org!

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Winter Weather Activation for February 16, 2013

Central Carolina SKYWARN will activate for today’s winter weather event at 10am per the direction of the Raleigh NWS. A Net Control Station will be standing by on the 146.88 repeater to take initial winter weather reports at the changeover … Continue reading

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Deactivation for Winter Weather Event, January 25, 2013

Central Carolina SKYWARN deactivated for the winter weather event on January 25, 2013, at 7pm per the direction of the Raleigh National Weather Service.  Thanks to all spotters for their timely reports and to all NCOs for their time and … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Activation for January 25, 2013

Central Carolina SKYWARN will activate for the pending winter weather event per the direction of the Raleigh NWS. A Net Control Station will be standing by on the 146.88 repeater to take initial winter weather reports at the changeover from … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Event Activation Update January 17-18, 2013

Central Carolina SKYWARN has deactivated for this winter weather event for the evening. We will hold one final net on the 146.88 repeater at 6:30am Friday morning to take storm total accumulation reports. Alternatively, spotters may email storm total to … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Activation for January 17-18, 2013

Central Carolina SKYWARN will activate for the pending winter weather event per the direction of the Raleigh NWS. A Net Control Station will be standing by on the 146.88 repeater to take initial winter weather reports at the changeover from … Continue reading

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SKYWARN Recognition Day 2012

SKYWARN Recognition Day 2012 officially takes place Saturday, December 1 0000-2400 UTC. Over 70 National Weather Services offices across the nation, including the Raleigh National Weather Service, are expected to participate in this 14th annual event. SKYWARN Recognition Day was … Continue reading

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Weekly Weather Impact Briefing Link

The link for the Weekly Weather Impact Briefing has been fixed.  Spotters may now use the following URL to download the briefing: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/rah/skywarn/WeeklyBriefing/SkywarnWeeklyBriefing.pdf Virginia Enzor NC4VA Emergency Coordinator Central Carolina SKYWARN  

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SKYWARN Program Tonight + Special Field Day Weather Briefing

You are invited to join us on the Central Carolina SKYWARN Information Net on Tuesday, June 19, at 9:15pm on the 146.88 repeater.  Special guest Raleigh NWS Meteorologist-In-Charge Darin Figurskey KC2IPY will present  the Weekly Weather Briefing, including a special … Continue reading

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April 17 SKYWARN Information Net

You are invited to join us on the Central Carolina SKYWARN Information Net on Tuesday, April 17, at 9:15pm on the 146.88 repeater.  After the Weekly Weather Impact Briefing by Warning Coordination Meteorologist Nick Petro WX3H, we will take check-ins … Continue reading

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New Weekly Weather Impact Briefing for Central Carolina Skywarn Information Net

Beginning Tuesday, February 7, Warning Coordination Meteorologist Nick Petro will present on weekly weather impact briefing for the Central Carolina Skywarn Net.  Find out about potential weather impacts and prepare accordingly as you make your plans.   To see the accompaning … Continue reading

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Central Carolina Skywarn live audio feed

When Central Carolina Skywarn activates, spotters and weather enthusiasts can now listen to transmissions on the WB4TQD 146.88 repeater via the internet by visiting www.radioreference.com or by clicking here.   Folks can also listen to the Central Carolina Information Net each Tuesday … Continue reading

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NOAA All Hazards Radio now online

  To hear your local station, please click here.

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