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Hazardous Weather Fatality Statistics for 2017

2017 was another deadly year across the U.S. from weather related hazards with 477 people losing their lives from flooding, lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, heat, winter weather, wind, and rips currents. Although this is slightly better than the 10-year 505 average it is more … Read More…

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Lions, Leopards, and Storms, Oh My!

A book for children. Lily and Niko Rabbit are at childcare when the weather changes and a thunderstorm strikes. One of the children’s parents is a meteorologist and he talks with the children about thunderstorms. They learn about severe weather events like thunderstorms … Read More…

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Weather Balloons

The National Weather Service uses weather balloons in predicting and tracking potential disasters. Learn more from the video above0

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Understanding Hail

Hail, Showery precipitation in the form of irregular pellets or balls of ice more than 5 mm in diameter, falling from a cumulonimbus cloud. Ok great with the definition out of the way we can breakdown this amazing weather phenomenon for a much … Read More…

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iAlert.com Weather and Emergency Alert Notification Service Summary

iAlert Services LLC is a credentialed professional software development company specializing in critical communications. iAlert.com Weather and Emergency Alert Notification Service is the flagship project: Services are low cost, highly reliable; designed, developed, and managed by former National Weather Service (NWS) Meteorologist and … Read More…

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Weather Storm Report Alerts by Email and Text Message

Storm Report Alerts: During severe weather events local emergency managers, police, fire, and trained weather spotters submit storm reports across the U.S. iAlert monitors and sends these reports by text message and/or by email. Reports, many of which contain latitude/longitude values, include tornado … Read More…

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The Daily Weather Forecast by Email and Text Message

iAlert is proud to now offer the Daily Weather Forecast by text message and/or email for premium members. Members can now select to receive the daily weather forecast for one or more of the nearly 30,000 cities supported, sent at your desired time … Read More…

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NOAA predicts moderate flood potential in Midwest, ice jams; California and Southwest remain in drought conditions

According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook released today, rivers in half of the continental United States are at minor or moderate risk of exceeding flood levels this spring with the highest threat in the southern Great Lakes region due to above-average snowpack and a … Read More…

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Why Are Hurricane Names Are Retired

When a major hurricane impacts a country that country can request the name of the hurricane be “retired” through the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Geneva Switzerland. Retiring a name actually means that it will not be reused for at least 10 years, … Read More…

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