THE BLUE RIDGE WEATHER WATCH IS AN OFFICIAL N.W.S. REPORTING AGENCY
IT ISN’T HURRICANE SEASON NOW
BUT TORNADO SEASON. So when bad weather is approaching please be prepared to take mediate attention and follow the Instructions that are given to you by The National Weather Service and your local Law Enforcement.
Please remember it’s hurricane season and as we’ve seen in the past, even people living hundreds of miles away from the coast can be affected. Make sure you and your family have preparations in place for the next hurricane. For more info on hurricane preparation please click here.
BELOW I ANOTHER LINK THAT IS VERY IMPORTANT PRETAINING TO PREPAIRDNESS
EMERGENCY PREPAIRDNESS GUIDE FOR SENIORS AND CARETAKERS
https://www.chooseenergy.com/emergency-preparedness-elderly/ This link was sent to THEBRWW
Copy and past the link above into address bar.
You can track hurricanes and tropical storms through the National Hurricane Center by clicking here.
Need Severe Weather information? Click Here!
Need a good severe weather and storm tracking program for your computer? Check out WSV3 Here!
Here is a link that was sent to me to add this link might be very helpful to you
The the Primary Radar system
that we are using is provided by Zoom Radar If you would be interested
in getting a Great and up to date Modern Radar System go to Zoom Radar
https://soomradar.com and choose the Radar Program that is perfect for
you. Thank you Zoom Radar for the use of your Radar Program.
Click below image to learn more about Self Place Selfie.
Here are the weather conditions from the Springwood Weather Center for Belmont, North Carolina, USA; McAdenville, North Carolina, USA; Mount Holly, North Carolina, USA; and Lowell, North Carolina, USA. The widget says Springwood, Gastonia, NC; but the weather center is actually located in North Belmont, North Carolina. Left click on temperature to get full weather conditions. We have included both the interactive Flash and non-interactive HTML versions of the widgets on this page so those on mobile devices without Flash can still see the weather information and tap on the weather station link.
Below is our coverage area but during activation anyone can report SEVERE WEATHER to us and we will take the appropriate action and report it to the NWS according to their procedures.
NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES: Burke, Buncombe, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Henderson, Haywood, Lincoln, Rutherford, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchel, Polk, Transylvania, Yancey
SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTIES: Cherokee, Chester, York.
(covering over 1800 square miles).
Delivering reports to the NWS in Greenville/Spartanburg and WCNC, so you can take the necessary precautions to protect lives and property.
We hope that you enjoy your visit with us and will come back again so
VERY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
THE 22nd ANNUAL CATAWBA VALLEY HAMFEST
Saturday – April 27th, 2019
8AM – Until
Burke County Fairgrounds
145 Bost Road
(For direction mapping only, not mailings)
[PRE REGISTRATION] $4.00
[DAY OF HAMFEST] $5.00
We Have VE Testing On Site
To contact us by telephone call: (704) 964-4686 or (704) 765-8012
To contact us by email, click here.
DIRECTIONS TO SQUAD BUILDING
From US Hwy 321: Come east on West Main Street to Main and Oakland St. intersection, turn right.
Go to 3rd block park in parking lot on right, Rescue Squad Building on left just below parking lot.
From Stanley Direction, Mt. Holly Direction: Take Dallas Stanley Hwy to East Main St,
turn right; go west on East Main St. to West Main St. and Oakland St. intersection, turn left.
Go to 3rd block park in parking lot on the right, Rescue Squad Building on the left just below parking lot.
OUR NEW CONFORENCE ROOM
Here is the link COPY AND PAST https://www.freeconference.com/
Until we can get it put in the Chat Room location we are going to have to do it this way
This is our live meeting conforence and what this is for if you cannot attend our meeting
you can Conforence into our meeting using this link above I will add the Instructions on
Using this Conforence.
If you do not have a scanner or HAM radio and would like to listen to us when we are activated, Click on the Status Bar at top wright just above the important notice click here. This should open the web page for you to start listening to the scanner. If that link does not work, try this one. Just scroll to the bottom of the page, verify we are online, select the player you want to listen in, then click on the speaker icon.
REPEATERS WE USE (Click to learn more information about repeaters)
A SPECIAL NOTICE ABOUT TRANSMITTING ON THE REPEATERS BELOW
PLEASE LET THE REPEATERS COMPLETELY CLEAR AND ANY BARS CLEAR BEFORE KEYING UP. IF YOU DO NOT DO THIS YOU WILL NOT BE HEARD WHEN YOU TRANSMIT.
Please make your Transmissions as short as possible because the
Repeaters by liking them together they overheat really easy
THE 145.450 MHz ON CROWDERS Mt. AND THE 444.075 MHz ON ANDERSON MOUNTAIN ARE OUT OF SERVICE. THE REPEATERS THAT WE WILL BE USING UNTIL OUR REPEATER IS BACK IN SERVICE ARE LISTED BELOW
I as the President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch SKYWARN would like personally think Rich Young W6GHZ and
Flay Washburn President of the Cleveland Co. Radio Club for allowing us to use the 147.045 MHz + Offset with a PL 127.3 H Tone and the 442.575 MHz with a PL 82.5 H tone repeaters also an Echolink Node (706882) until the 145.450 MHz Repeater is back in service. NETS: 8:00 pm TUESDAY &; THURSDAY NETS FRIDAY NIGHT TRADERS NET NET: TIME 8:00 pm The above Repeaters
will be used for ALL NETS, ACTIVATION MODES, AS WELL AS STANDBY MODE UNTIL OUR REPEATERS ARE BACK IN SERVICE
Per Tony Jones Net Manager (Shane Mitchell) has not returned at this time. So Tony Jones will remain as net Manager until Shane returns or we can get another quilified person to take the Position.
( TONY JONES)
A SPECIAL THANKS!
Tony goes way beound the call of duty to do things for the Blue Ridge Weather Watch Organization. So I just wanted to say a special THANK YOU
TONY FOR ALL THAT YOU DO FOR THE ORGANIZATION.
2 Meter & 70 cm Nets
The Blue Ridge Weather Watch Nets are as follows on the 147.045 MHz + offset and a 127.3 H Tone and on 70 cm 442.575 MHz + offset a PL 82.5 H Tone Repeatersalso the Echo link is available with the NODE (706882) on Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8:00 pm. All licensed Amateur Radio Operators are welcome to check into any of our nets.
Disclaimer: The user of this site should not rely upon the content enclosed in taking any course of action for specific situations and should consult with local media outlets, emergency management officials, and National Weather Service meteorologists regarding the applicability of any information contained herein that may apply to his or her situation. The Blue Ridge Weather Watch activation statements are only issued to inform the Blue Ridge weather spotters of when activation may be needed. Opinions expressed within this site or on other non-governmental linked web sites are not necessarily endorsed by The Blue Ridge Weather Watch. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute endorsement by The Blue Ridge Weather Watch or the information, products, or services contained therein; nor do we have editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. The Blue Ridge Weather Watch will not be held responsible or liable for any misfortune that may occur at any time during activation or otherwise.
ARTICLE PRINTED AUGUST 15 2018
This Article was done by a local community News Paper the Banner News hope that you enjoy the write up on The Blue Ridge Weather Watch Skywarn
Flooding at Cramerton, North Carolina 02 – 22 – 2019 1st one at Fire Dept and the 2nd one was at the Park in Cramerton North Carolina
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