Tag: Blizzard

SKYWARN – WINTER STORM WARNING – March 7, 2018

York County ARES has been activated at the request of the NWS. A winter storm warning and coastal flood warning are in effect for our area. Snowfall accumulations exceeding 15″ and approaching 20″ are expected. High winds are also expected and could cause power outages, blizzard condition are also possible. A regional net will be …

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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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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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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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