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The Recognition Process

When in the opinion of the StormReady Advisory Board an applicant has met the criteria for recognition, the local board has the authority to grant recognition. Notification of a recognition shall be given to the National and Regional Advisory Boards.

What Do Communities Get with Recognition?

The successful applicant will receive:

  • Formal notification letter from the appropriate NWS Meteorologist in Charge
  • Two StormReady reflective road signs suitable for display along roadways, on buildings or other outdoor locations
  • Authorization to use the StormReady logo on their website, stationary, etc.
  • Instructions for acquiring additional roadway signs
  • Information concerning the notification of the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) for possible adjustment to insurance rates.

How Long Does the Recognition Last?

Recognition shall be for a period of three years from the date of the formal announcement.

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Last Updated: February 26, 2001