Category: ARES

March 8th Meeting Postponed

Due to the impending winter storm, the March 8th meeting of York County ARES is being moved the the following Thursday, March 15th at it’s regular time and location. Stay tuned to this site and social media for possible skywarn activations. -W1WDW

ALERT 1 – EOC Activation – 3/2/2018

York County ARES is at Level 1 Alert status. York County EOC will be activated Friday morning at 0930 in response to the coastal storm. EMA personnel will be coordinating with local emergency service agencies. York County ARES has not been notified of an activation, however all members should monitor communications methods closely in case …

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LEVEL 1 ALERT – EOC Activated – January 4, 2017

York County ARES has moved to a level 1 alert. York County Emergency Management has activated their EOC and is currently coordinating with local agencies and responders. York County ARES has not been advised of a pending activation but all members should be prepared for a possible level 2 or level 3 activation. York County …

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York County EOC Activated – ARES Level 1 Alert

York County ARES has moved to a level 1 alert. York County EOC will be activated at 1200 Saturday and CMP has pre-staged 100 power line crews in anticipation of power outages. York County ARES has not been notified of any potential ARES activation, however, all members should check equipment and supplies and be prepared …

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WINTER STORM WARNING – December 22, 2017

York County ARES is activated for SKYWARN at the request of the National Weather Service. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for York county from 0900 Friday until 0300 Saturday. Accumulations of 8 to 11 inches are possible with additional ice accretion. Power outages will be likely with this storm. York County ARES members …

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YCARES Securing From Level 1 Status

York County ARES will be standing down from level 1 alert status at 1800 today. Further damage and power outages are not expected. CMP has begun restoration across the area and most homes should be back online by Saturday night according to CMP representatives. YCARES primary and secondary repeaters remain on the air and available …

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York County ARES Remaining At Level 1 Alert

York County ARES will remain at a level 1 (alert) status through tomorrow at the earliest due to the number of power outages in York, Cumberland and Oxford counties. The York County ARES primary and secondary repeaters are back on the air and are available for use by stations with emergency, priority, or routine traffic …

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ALERT – York County EOC Activated

York County ARES has moved to a level 1 alert. York County EMA’s EOC will be activated at 0400 on 30 October until the storm impacts have ended. York County ARES has not been notified of an activation from EMA, however all members should be prepared to be activated for duty with short notice. Notification …

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***DRILL*** YCARES SECURED ***DRILL***

***DRILL*** THIS IS AN EXERCISE – York County ARES has secured operations as of 1600 local time. I would like to thank all members for their participation in today’s drill. – THIS IS AN EXERCISE ***DRILL***   $$ W1WDW

***DRILL*** YORK COUNTY ARES ACTIVATION ***DRILL***

***DRILL*** THIS IS AN EXERCISE – YORK COUNTY ARES HAS BEEN ACTIVATED AT THE REQUEST OF THE YORK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

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