Watches, Warnings & Advisories for Sunflower Co.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

NWS Jackson offers "S.A.F.E." Webpage

The National Weather Service - Jackson, MS Office is now offering a one-stop page for weather information.  Called the S.A.F.E. Page, for Situational Awareness For Everyone, it contains a wealth of information on developing weather situations.

When you visit the page, you'll see a link to a short video near the top that will give you a guided tour of the page.  You'll also find interactive radar and warning maps that are updated in real-time, along with storm report maps.  When weather watches are in effect, there will be scrolling text at the top of the page.  Graphical forecasts, Storm Prediction Center forecasts, and rainfall forecasts are also included.  Finally, a host of text products including the Hazardous Weather Outlook, Forecast Discussion, Special Weather Statements, and Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches and Warnings are in a tabbed area, offering quick access to important information.

You can click on the second link above, or find the page directly at  Be sure to bookmark it, and visit often!

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