severe weather http://hppr.org en Kansas: The quiet start of tornado season might not last http://hppr.org/post/kansas-quiet-start-tornado-season-might-not-last <p></p><p>Tornado season has begun, and it’s off to a pretty quiet start, but weather officials say that won’t last according to a <a href="http://www.kansas.com/2014/03/14/3346676/weather-officials-expect-a-delayed.html">recent article in the Wichita Eagle</a>.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 05:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 29310 at http://hppr.org Kansas: The quiet start of tornado season might not last Construction Is The Silver Lining of the Amarillo Hailstorm http://hppr.org/post/construction-silver-lining-amarillo-hailstorm <p></p><p>The May hailstorm in Amarillo was the 10<sup>th</sup> costliest storm in the history of the state of Texas with an estimated price tag of $500 million. &nbsp;With most of 2013 in the rear view mirror, the good news is that construction in Amarillo is up, and repairs from the spring storm is a significant part of the pie. &nbsp;As a matter of fact, 43 percent of construction projects in the city are roofing according to <strong><a href="http://amarillo.com/news/local-news/2013-10-20/may-hailstorm-continues-drive-roofing-business">the Amarillo Globe-News.</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 23298 at http://hppr.org Construction Is The Silver Lining of the Amarillo Hailstorm Texas Panhandle Communities: Weather Warning Systems http://hppr.org/post/texas-panhandle-communities-weather-warning-systems <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>While communities in the Texas Panhandle work to improve severe weather warning systems and equipment, experts say the best plan is your own. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 18490 at http://hppr.org Texas Panhandle Communities: Weather Warning Systems Loss of Storm Chaser Has Rippling Effects http://hppr.org/post/loss-storm-chaser-has-rippling-effects <div class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper card_280 look2" contenteditable="false"><div attribution="Credit The Discovery Channel/Denver Post" caption="Tim Samaras, right, an engineer who designed and deployed his own instruments in the path of tornadoes, recorded data to help scientists understand the thermodynamics of tornado formation. " class="wysiwyg-asset-image" fid="1208" image_style="card_280" uri="public://201306/samarus.jpg" contenteditable="false"><img alt="" class="pi_assets-image" src="/sites/hppr/files/styles/card_280/public/201306/samarus.jpg"><div class="image-meta-wrapper"><div Thu, 06 Jun 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Cindee Talley 16993 at http://hppr.org Keep Important Documents Safe During Storm Season http://hppr.org/post/keep-important-documents-safe-during-storm-season <p>The spring storm season is in full force across the high plains, and one thing to cross off your worry list is your important documents.&nbsp; The official federal government website, USA.gov, recommends that you keep one copy of vital documents in an off-site location, such as a safe deposit box, and another in a fire and water proof container at home for easy access.&nbsp; You also may want to consider digitizing documents so they can be placed on a thumb drive.</p><p>Here is a partial list of documents to be included for safe keeping:</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Cindee Talley 16876 at http://hppr.org Keep Important Documents Safe During Storm Season Severe weather coverage by HPPR http://hppr.org/post/severe-weather-coverage-hppr <p></p><p></p><p>In order to provide notification of severe weather to the public, most of HPPR’s transmitter sites are equipped to continuously monitor the National Weather Service (NWS) and immediately interrupt regular programming and directly broadcast any severe weather warning issued by the NWS.&nbsp; These warnings include severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings.&nbsp;</p><p>The list below identifies the counties covered by this notification service.&nbsp; Next to the county is the HPPR station(s) to tune to in order to hear the NWS warnings.</p><p><strong>KANSAS</strong></p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:22:59 +0000 Dale Bolton 14596 at http://hppr.org Severe weather coverage by HPPR