Weather Updates – Tropical Depression #9 Located In The Southeastern Gulf Of Mexico:

This information copied with permission from Crown Weather Services.

Tropical Depression #9 Located In The Southeastern Gulf Of Mexico:
5 am EDT/4 am CDT Statistics:
Location: 23.8 North Latitude, 86.6 West Longitude or about 305 miles to the west of Key West, Florida.
Maximum Winds: 35 mph.
Minimum Central Pressure: 1003 Millibars or 29.62 Inches.
Forward Movement: West at a forward speed of 7 mph. Continue reading

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Special Event ‘N4G’ – 9/11/01 Memorial

9-11-memorial

On September 10, 2016, we will be activating Special Event Station ‘N4G” from the Florida National Guard Joint Training Center at Camp Blanding. Continue reading

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Clay County ARES Equipment Database

Please complete the information requested in this form so we know what radio capabilities each member has in case of activation or deployment. Continue reading

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The Most Important App You Can Download Today

Release date: August 30, 2016
Release Number: RIV-NR-2016-013

ATLANTA, Ga. — What’s the most important app you have on your phone—the one you can’t live without? Facebook? YouTube? Snapchat? Google Maps? All of them? What makes any of these apps so important to us is they provide content, connection, and capability. Some apps are fun, some are useful, and some help us get things done.

What if there were an app to make you more aware of severe weather, help you prepare for an emergency and ultimately make you, your friends and family more disaster ready? Would you download it? According to a recent surveyby Pew Research, 40 percent of Americans have used their smartphone to look up government services or information.

The FEMA app is free to download on the App Store and Google Play. It’s packed with features that make it useful and informative too, and allows you to:

  • Get weather alerts;
  • Get safety tips;
  • Prepare an emergency kit checklist; and
  • Get safety reminders.

Every minute counts when severe weather threatens. Nearly half a million Americans already have the FEMA app. So take a few minutes today, and download the FEMA App for free on the App Store and Google Play.

On any given day, you may just find it to be the most important app on your phone.

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FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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August 30, 2016 – 11:20
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KB4SA Operating from Orange Park Fall Festival for JOTA/JOTI

KB4SA is excited to be operating from this year’s Fall Festival at Orange Park Town Hall Park. Radio and internet operations will begin at 10:00AM and continue through 5:00PM, Saturday, October 15.

Units are asked to contact w1wcn@comcast.net for specific scheduling information. We will accommodate walk-ups, but having advance notice helps us assure that all scouts have opportunity to get on the air.

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Saturday Evening Short Update On Invest 99-L

From the Crown Weather Service…

Invest 99-L Located Over The Central Bahamas: There have been some new developments today with Invest 99-L which has prompted me to post this short update for you. Continue reading

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Search & Rescue Operations – Hal Warth

2230EDT AUG 24 – ClayARES has secured from Net Level Con 3; Operations will resume at Net Level Con 3 no later than 0730 AUG 25

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2105EDT AUG 24 – The ClayARES Net has been set to Net Condition Level 3. This is in response to a Search and Rescue situation in Jennings State Forest. Stations with deployment availability for 25 AUG are asked to notify W1WCN via email at w1wcn@comcast.net

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