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Review for MidWest SSTRC, Inc, Monona, WI, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Great Organization dedicated to State, County, Local Communities. Working directly with Emergency Management Teams on the Sate, Federal and local levels, including the National Weather Service.
Provides Severe Weather training and authorized by the NWS to present Spotter Classes, which take place in in multiple Wisconsin Counties, communities, Events, Business and other venues - as an example of their Public Outreach Programs.
Host Severe Weather classes, to include an annual Dark Sky Severe Weather Seminar, with working collaboration of Madison College, UW, NWS, Dane Co. Emergency Management and Media, just to mention a few.
Assist in trained review of severe storm events, with their Disaster Assessment Team, providing assessment information to the NWS.
They have general meetings on a Monthly time table in addition to other meetings, i.e. committee, etc.
Provide direct and real time communications to local emergency management and the NWS, via multiple communication means, including Amateur Radio (Ham) - and own their own Business Band Radio Frequency
They have multiple Base of Operations which duties that includes, receiving real time reports from mobile and static units, relaying of those reports meeting NWS reporting structure, forecasting and nowcasting and radar interpretation.
New members are always welcome to join for a verity of reasons, be it an interest in severe weather or active participation.
These volunteers are the very meaning of a great team of volunteers.

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