This is a major change for the National Weather Service and very important to every one of us. For more information CLICK HERE.
Wording of Warnings will better describe the threat.
DAVIESS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY: Here we post current, official information about Daviess County. There will not be much activity here unless something is going on or expected.
DAVIESS COUNTY KY WEATHER SPOTTERS: The new county spotter group. Weather information will be posted here as well as group activity.
NW KENTUCKY REGIONAL WEATHER SPOTTERS: This brand new page is being developed for a regional partnership of spotters and Emeregency Managers.
Daviess County KY Weather Spotters: An advanced weather spotter program sponsored by Emergency Management dedicated to safe, timely and accurate weather related reports. This link is to the new FaceBook page where weather related information will be shared and spotter reports made.http://www.facebook.com/pages/Daviess-County-Ky-Weather-Spotters/136404419801756?sk=wall. If you are interested in seeing more accurate details about current weather, please LIKE this FB page. This is the place to ask for more information if you would like to get involved in learning what to look for and report from the safety of your home or work. This is NOT a storm chasing organization.
***Timely and accurate reports from trained weather spotters are essential to the National Weather Service when making a warning decision***
SPOTTER TRAINING AVAILABLE ONLINE: Two new Spotter Training Modules are available online at http://www.meted.ucar.edu. One is entitled "Role of the Skywarn Spotter". The second is "Skywarn Spotter Convective Basics". Each of these modules will take a little over an hour to complete.
To take this training, first go to the website and create an account by clicking on "Sign Up" near the top center of the page. Once you sign up, type "Skywarn" in the site search box and the two modules will pop up. Just click on the course you want and follow instructions.
Please confirm completion of either course with the Daviess County KY Weather Spotter group via FaceBook (see link above) or contact our office.
NWS/SPC WATCH, WARNING, ADVISORY DISPLAY Storm Prediction Center severe weather outlook map.
NWSPAH, home page of the local (Paducah) office of the National Weather Service.
SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION, Watches, Warnings and Radar from Paducah.
SKYWARN is a volunteer program with trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service.
WEATHERSTREET.COM Owensboro weather including radar and satellite