Category: Skywarn

SKYWARN – June 19, 2017

York County ARES has been activated for Skywarn at the request of the National Weather Service in Gray. The possibility exists for strong to severe thunderstorms in our region today and into tonight. Spotters should be on the lookout for threatening weather and make reports to the NWS via phone, email, social media, radio or …

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NWS Skywarn Summer Training

York County ARES would like to extend our thanks to York County Emergency Management for hosting and NWS Gray for conducting their Skywarn Spring/Summer Spotter Training tonight in Alfred.

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York County ARES Meeting and Training

The next meeting of York County ARES will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6pm at the York County EMA in Alfred. 

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SKYWARN: Flood Watch – York & Cumberland Counties

York County ARES is activated at the request of the NWS in Gray. A Flood Watch is in effect until 8pm Friday evening for York and Cumberland counties. Heavy rains combined with snow melt could result in street and river flooding and people should be alert for rising waters. No net is expected at this …

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Blizzard Update – 21:30

Blizzard conditions are still affecting the region, CMP is reporting almost 30,000 power outages, most of which are in York County. Spotters are encouraged to continue making reports to the NWS when time and safety permit. There will be no York County Skywarn net called tonight due to unavailability. Skywarn should be operating from time …

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SKYWARN – BLIZZARD WARNING

All Stations: A Blizzard Warning has been issued for the county effective Tuesday at 7am until Wednesday at 5am.

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SKYWARN – Winter Storm Watch

All YCARES Members: The NWS has requested activation of SKYWARN for the upcoming storm. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for our area and will likely be upgraded to a warning sometime tomorrow. Spotters are encouraged to monitor the daily HWO from NWSGray and activate as necessary. Snowfall amounts and damage reports should be …

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TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: SKYWARN Summer Spotter Training

The National Weather Service will be conducting a Skywarn Summer Spotter Training session on April 13th at 6pm at the York County Emergency Management Agency, 149 Jordan Springs Road in Alfred.

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ARES Level 1 Status – Alert

York County ARES has been notified of a partial EMA activation. This does not mean ARES has been or will be activated, however stations should consider this a level 1 (alert) status and prepare accordingly. Any stations that are available to staff positions in the event of a full activation please contact me by email. …

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SKYWARN: Major Winter Storm – 2/12/17 *UPDATED*

The National Weather Service has requested the activation of Skywarn groups across the area in preparation for the upcoming winter storm. A Winter Storm Warning as well as a Blizzard Watch have been issued for the county. Snowfall estimates are forecast to be in the range of 12-24″ in our area with possibility for higher …

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York County ARES is not activated $$ W1WDW