What does being "Weather-Ready" mean and why is it important to you?
Being "Weather-Ready" means being prepared to face extreme weather events. It means being resilient to the horrible devastation that extreme weather can leave in its wake. Being Weather-Ready can save your life, your family's life, it can keep you and your family safe during the storm, and it can help you bounce back in the wake of disaster.
NOAA scientists have teamed up with social scientist, emergency managers, and the like to figure out how we, as a Nation, can become Weather-Ready. Here is a video from a conference that took place on the matter at the National Weather Center in December of 2011.