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NOAA/NWS StormReady Application Form OMB Control # 0648-0419 Expires 05/31/2018
TsunamiReady Application Form OMB Control #0648-0419, Expires 09/29/2018

Paperwork Reduction Act Information for StormReady and TsunamiReady

StormReady and TsunamiReady are voluntary programs being offered as a means of providing guidance and incentive to communities interested in improving their hazardous weather operations. These forms shall be used by localities to apply for initial StormReady and/or TsunamiReady recognition and renewal of that recognition every three years.

The government will use the information collected by the StormReady or TsunamiReady application form to determine whether the applicant community has met all of the criteria to receive StormReady or TsunamiReady recognition. Data collected through this form are considered public information.

Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, no person is required to, nor shall be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB Control Number.

Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data collected, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to:

Chris Maier, Analyse Forecast and Support Office, 1325 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910,

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