NWS March 14 Severe Storms and Tornadoes

NWS Atrticle Link During the afternoon of March 14, a supercell thunderstorm developed over southern Indiana, producing a tornado as it crossed the Ohio River three times heading into Kentucky. During the evening of March 14, multiple supercell thunderstorms developed over Indiana, producing numerous strong tornadoes across western and central Ohio. The NWS Wilmington Ohio confirmed a total of seven tornadoes from this event. Within the NWS Wilmington Ohio forecast area, the tornado tracks combined to a total of 145 miles. Tornadoes also occurred in portions of the NWS Louisville, NWS Indianapolis, NWS Northern Indiana, and NWS Cleveland forecast areas….

GCARES Meeting 3/25/2024

The March GCARES Meeting is Monday, March 25, at 7PM in the BTFD Station 61 Training Room Most of the meeting will deal with the role amateur radio will play to help with possible problems related to the Total Eclipse on Monday, April 8. Preparation for this significant event will benefit from YOUR participation. Please attend if possible. We also have several events coming up that need volunteers. Next up is the Xenia Marathon on Sunday, April 7. We will also begin planning for the Ohio NVIS Test on April 27. I hope to see you at the meetingBob Baker…

Statewide Tornado Drill Net Wed Mar 20 9:50 AM

Wednesday March 20, the Ohio Statewide Tornado Drill willstart at 9:50 AM. There will be a special session of the Greene CountyWeather Net starting at 9:50. Please check into the net on the 147.165(+) (123.0 Hz) repeater. Back up is 147.045 (+) (118.8 Hz) There is also a scheduled Hyper-Reach notification that you should receiveshortly after 9:50 AM, if you are subscribed. If you do not receivenotification and think that you should, please let me know via email. If you would like to subscribe to Hyper-Reach notifications you can regiister here: Hyper-Reach Greene County Ohio. For many of you, the…

Ohio EMA 2024 Ohio Eclipse Info

EMA Artictl Link On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. On this date, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse. This will be an exciting celestial event and we want Ohioans and our visitors to enjoy the day safely. Areas in Ohio that are outside the path of totality will experience a partial eclipse. A total solar eclipse is a rare and spectacular event. On average, one happens somewhere on the Earth only once every 1.5 years. Only 21…

March & April Events

Public Service – N8ADO Xenia Marathon coming April 7th State Wide Tornado Drill – March 20th Skywarn Spotter Training – In Person March 27th at 6pmMedia Room in the county building on Ledbetter Road Advanced Training is in Columbus April 20th GCARES has been asked to help EMA on April 8th NVIS Day – April 27th more info to come