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Creating a Weather-Ready Nation: When Seconds Count, StormReady® Communities are Prepared!

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How to Apply

There are three easy steps to becoming StormReady and/or TsunamiReady. If you have jurisdiction over a community as well as unincorporated areas of the surrounding county, you only need to submit one application with the combined populations.

  1. Contact your local NWS office. You must contact your local Warning Coordination Meteorologist before applying. He or she will help make the process even easier.
  2. Fill out one of the forms below and send it to your local WCM:
  3. Arrange a verification visit
  4. Receive Local Advisory Board approval

That's it. Once done you can conduct an optional recognition ceremony where your WCM will present you with the approval and a sign.

This program is in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.

*When opening the fillable PDFs, double-click the attachment. Acrobat will prompt you to select a responses file.

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Last Updated: December 7, 2015