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Guideline 3: Hydrometeorological Monitoring*

sample radar imageTo obtain StormReady recognition, each EOC/WP should have some combination of the following recommended means of gathering ancillary weather information. Requirements are based on population:

  • Access to radar data via Internet, TV, etc.
  • Instruments to provide a measure of local hydrologic conditions. These instruments cannot be the sole means of hydrometeorological monitoring, i.e., wind equipment, river gages
  • Locally owned and operated weather radar.

*This guideline may be satisfied by incorporating data/services provided by America's Weather Industry.


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Last Updated:
April 5, 2012