Tag: weather radio

5 Best Weather Radios for 2012

UPDATE: Weather Radio Reviews 2013 The top 5 best weather radios for early 2012, (popular, with the least number of bad reviews coupled with the number of good reviews) as measured from Amazon statistical data are as follows… # 1 First Alert Public Alert Radio (UPDATE 2014: discontinued by manufacturer) …

Top 10 Best Weather Radios, 2011

UPDATE: Weather Radio Reviews 2013 List of Top 10 best selling Weather Radios in 2011 The list of ‘best’ weather radios has been updated for 2011 and chosen based on data available through Amazon.com.  The order is sorted by popularity. Especially during times of the year when severe storms, tornadoes, …

241 Twisters in 3 Days

NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center logged a total of 241 tornado reports Thursday through Saturday, April 16,2011. 23 on Thursday 113 on Friday 105 on Saturday According to Dr. Jeff Masters, Ph.D. and Director of Meteorology of Weather Underground, these preliminary tornado reports are typically an over-count of about 15%, so …

Emergency Alert System, Direct from President

The familiar emergency alert system, the one where we in the U.S. occasionally hear a radio or television broadcast interruption that reassuringly reminds us that ‘this is only a test’… well, it has just been upgraded to enable emergency alert messaging direct from the President, or FEMA, and is ready …

Top 10 Best Weather Radios

  UPDATE: The Best Weather Radio 2016 and all of the reasons why…   List of Top 10 best selling Weather Radios Evaluated based on Amazon popularity (as of this writing). Not only should the preparedness-minded person have a weather radio, but everyone should consider the value of having one, …