Updated: September 3, 2012 8:56 PM
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Nets ... Who can activate the net ?
have been some concerns about the Skywarn net not being activated
during a few past weather events. In most cases of widespread severe
weather we will be notified by NWS or ready for an activation; however,
we all know that the weather can be unpredictable more times than
not. During a severe weather event, if the Skywarn net has not been
activated and you feel that the situation warrants, if the EC, assistant
EC or normal net controllers are not available, by all means do
Don't wait on someone else ... you may be the only one available
purpose of Skywarn is to communicate severe weather conditions to
NWS so radar and other data may be verified and warnings can be
issued to the public.