NWS National Seasonal Safety Campaign

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NWS Summer Safety

Severe weather in the United States causes numerous deaths and injuries and billions of dollars of damage. In a typical year, more than 1,200 tornadoes occur throughout the United States and nearly 12,000  reports of wind and hail are received from local law enforcement and the public. National Weather Service forecasters are the first line of defense in predicting severe weather.

NWS Space Weather

Space Weather rarely affects us here on Earth, but when it does, the results can be crippling. This presentation provides space weather safety tips, details the potential effects of hazardous space weather, and takes a look at the science behind the phenomena. Get informed and be prepared!