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November 20, 2019 - Harrisburg, PA

National Weather Service Recognizes Pennsylvania After All 67 Counties Achieve StormReady Status

Today at an event at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) officials from the National Weather Service recognized Pennsylvania as one of only six states in the nation to have all counties achieve StormReady status.



<a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_01.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>National Weather Service Director Dr. Louis Uccellini, Ph.D., discusses the importance of meeting the StormReady requirements for Pennsylvania and its visitors, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_02.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>PEMA employees demonstrate the impact of high water with a flood simulator, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_03.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Representatives from the National Weather Service, PA Emergency Management Agency, and local meteorologists show advancements in weather technology in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_04.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Representatives from the National Weather Service, PA Emergency Management Agency, and local meteorologists show advancements in weather technology in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_05.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Representatives from the National Weather Service, PA Emergency Management Agency, and local meteorologists show advancements in weather technology in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_06.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Representatives from the National Weather Service, PA Emergency Management Agency, and local meteorologists show advancements in weather technology in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_07.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>State Meteorologist Jeff Jumper outlines the importance of Pennsylvania's StormReady status, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_08.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Weather ambassadors from counties across Pennsylvania show their support for StormReady initiatives, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_09.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>PEMA Director Randy Padfield announces that Pennsylvania is one of only six states in the nation to achieve StoryReady status, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_10.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>State Meteorologist Jeff Jumper outlines the importance of Pennsylvania's StormReady status, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_11.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>National Weather Service Director Dr. Louis Uccellini, Ph.D., discusses the importance of meeting the StormReady requirements for Pennsylvania and its visitors, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_12.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>National Weather Service Director Dr. Louis Uccellini, Ph.D., discusses the importance of meeting the StormReady requirements for Pennsylvania and its visitors, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_13.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Barb Watson of the National Weather Service speaks of the importance of Pennsylvania's StormReady status, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_14.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>PEMA Director Randy Padfield announces that Pennsylvania is one of only six states in the nation to achieve StoryReady status, in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17500_pema_StormReady_cz_15.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Barb Watson gives PEMA Director Randy Padfield proof of StormReady certification in Harrisburg on November 20, 2019.