Print out this form and use it as a check list as you collect all the data needed to submit a Hurricane Weather Report in the prefered format. SAFETY FIRST! Please do NOT put yourself in any danger trying to collect information.
Please report only winds over 35 mph or significant weather events.
Reporting Station:______________________________ (Amateur Radio Callsign or First & Last name)
Phone Number: (_____)___________________ (area code) + number
Location (Latitude/Longitude):________Degrees North ________Degrees West
Time of Observation:_______ (indicate time zone) (GMT UTC Zulu prefered)
Please indicate if your Wind Measurements are measured with weather instruments or estimated.
( ) Measured ( ) Estimated
Sustained Wind Speed:_____________ MPH KNOTS KHP(Kilometers Per Hour)
(Over One Minute)
Gust Speed:_______________________ MPH KNOTS KHP
Wind Direction:__________, ________Degrees
Barometric Pressure:_________________ Inches Millibars (must be measured with calibrated barometer)
Comments:______________________________________________(Rain amount, Damage Report, etc...)
This form can also be Faxed to WX4NHC at (305) 553-5495.
Please only fax this form, during a Hurricane, if Online Reporting is not available.
This fax number is only attended during impending Hurricanes.
The information you are submitting will help people being affected by the Hurricane.
Please be respectful of our Humanitarian effort and help those in need by not filing false reports.
The Volunteers at WX4NHC thank you for joining the volunteer weather Observers Network of the National Hurricane Center (ON-NHC).
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