Tools for the Public
How will NOAA's Weather-Ready Nation initiative benefit society? Download and share these factsheets. Help us build a Weather-Ready Nation!
Wireless Emergency Alerts (PDF)
Alerts can be sent to your mobile device when you may be in harm's way, without need to download an app or subscribe to a service.
What is a Weather-Ready Nation? (PDF)
Learn how NOAA is working to build a Weather-Ready Nation - and how you can help.
Pilot Projects Help Build a Weather-Ready Nation (PDF)
NOAA’s National Weather Service is transforming its operations to work more closely with its public and private sector partners with a series of pilot projects.
NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors (PDF)
Learn how your organization can help build a Weather-Ready Nation.
For Kids: Be a Force of Nature (PDF)
A handout for children on being weather-ready.
Visions and Strategies for a Weather-Ready Nation
NOAA Deputy Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan discusses what a Weather-Ready Nation will mean for the country, in remarks before the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.
Weather-Ready Nation Roadmap 2.0 (PDF)
The Roadmap outlines key concepts toward making the vision of a Weather-Ready Nation a reality.
Weather-Ready Nation Press Release (PDF)
In 2011, NOAA launched a comprehensive initiative to build a Weather-Ready Nation to make America safer.
Value of a Weather-Ready Nation (PDF)
What are the economic costs of severe weather?