TD Four 2017

  Taken from hurricanes.gov BULLETIN Tropical Depression Four Advisory Number 7 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL042017 1100 AM AST Fri Jul 07 2017 …DEPRESSION FORECAST TO DEGENERATE INTO A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LATER TODAY… SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION LOCATION…15.6N 50.9W ABOUT 690 MI…1115 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…30 MPH…45 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1011 MB…29.86 … Read more

Hurricane Season Starts off Active

Hurricane season this year is starting off very active. We have had 3 tropical depressions and 2 of those have become named tropical storms. This is a great time to remind everyone to be ready. Have your go kits ready and your batteries charged. Here are some resources to keep bookmarked this season. National Hurricane Center hurricanes.gov National Weather Service Melbourne  weather.gov/melbourne Volusia County Emergency Management  https://www.volusia.org/services/public-protection/emergency-management/ 2017 Volusia County … Read more

Severe Weather Expected Wednesday & Thursday.

The National Weather Service is expecting severe weather today and tomorrow. This system can bring heavy rain, lightning and winds. If you can hear thunder you can be struck by lightning. You can find out more about this event at. https://www.weather.gov/mlb/blog The Volusia county skywarn net is held on the 147.240+ T123 if there is a sever weather activation.  volusiaskywarn.org

Skywarn Class Basic & Advanced February 9

Skywarn Spotter Training Classes Spotter Training Classes Thursday February 9, 2017 Basic: 10:00am – 12:00pm Advanced: 1:00pm – 3:00pm   Volusia County Emergency Operations Center 3825 Tiger Bay Road Daytona Beach, FL For more information or to register contact: Scott Spratt Phone: 321-255-0212 X223 scott.spratt@noaa.gov   PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required. If you wish to attend please contact Scott Spratt at 321-255-0212 X223 or email scott.spratt@noaa.gov

NWS Melbourne Skywarn Recognition Day 2016

During the first weekend of December, the National Weather Service Office in Melbourne, Florida will support SKYWARN™ Recognition Day for the 18th consecutive year. The event for Amateur Radio (ham) operators will be held from 7 pm Friday, December 2nd until 7 pm Saturday, December 3rd and is co-sponsored by the NWS (www.weather.gov) and the American Radio Relay League (ARRL; www.arrl.org). We will also host a SKYWARN™ Open House from … Read more

Photo’s Or Video’s During Matthew

Could any one that volunteered for VARES ether at a shelter or there home, please send photos or videos of yourself at there station? When I send my report to the section emergency coordinator and section manager. It helps to have photo’s or video’s showing how we used our skills and frequencies during the disaster. You can send them to KG4HBN@GMAIL.COM Thank you and I hope you, family and friends are … Read more

Volusia ARES Standing Down

At about 5:30PM EOC gave VARES the ok the stand down and start heading home. The county is very happy with all the work ARES did and helped with communications during this disaster.  I would like to thank everyone that deployed, volunteered from home and stayed on frequency in case they were needed. You all did a wonderful job and went beyond what anyone could ask. The turn out was … Read more