useful weather-related web sites

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1. Southern Wisconsin Spotter Organizations (MASA & MidWest have much training & radar material)
Sullivan Committee - Amateur Radio Spotters
Milwaukee Area Skywarn Association

2. NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan SkyWarn Page

3. Jet Stream – Online School for Weather

4. Severe Weather 101

5. Milwaukee/Sullivan Spotter Page (includes spotter training slide sets in Spotter Resource Section)

6. Safe Rooms
High Wind Safe Rooms
International Code Counsil
Texas Tech University National Wind Institute
Insurance Institution for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)

7.  911 Dispatcher Training – Good for everyone!  (pdf version)

8.  Why so many tornado deaths in the U.S.?   (pdf version)

9.  Joplin tornado offers important lessons for disaster preparedness

10. How Hot Can It Get Inside a Close Vehicle?   (pdf version)

11.  About Tornadoes

12. About Derchoes

13. NOAA Weather Radio Reception Problems   (pdf version)

14.  Outdoor Sirens   (pdf version)

15. What Do You Know About Wind-Resistent Buildings?   (pdf version)

16. Radar Interpretation (use search engine on phrase 'radar interpretation' to many others)
Interpretation/training, from the NWS in Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI (KMKX)
Basic radar interpretation – Iowa St. University
Radar interpretation – NCAR
Basic radar interpretation ppt – Gary Woodall, NWS Ft. Worth/Dallas, TX.
MetEd on-line radar course
Basic radar interpretation, Jennifer Dunn, NWS-Ft. Worth/Dallas, TX

17. NWS Organization

18. NWS Directive System

19. NWS Service Assessments

20. NWS Products and Services Reference Guidebook

21. Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

22. Storm Predication Center (SPC)

23. NWS Service Assessments

24. SPC Outreach – Frequently Asked Questions

25. NCAR/UCAR Spark Science Education

26. NCAR Real-Time Weather Data (includes Forecast Models: NWS Operational & University Research)

27. NCEP Central Operations - Model Analyses and Guidance

28. IEM Cow

29. HRRR Model Fields

30. Summer Severe Weather Briefing

31. Winter Weather Briefing

32. Weather Safety

33. Wisconsin Emergency Management

34. Ready Wisconsin