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Subject: I10) How can I get hurricane information
when I'm not at my computer ?
provided by the NHC
The NWS and NHC offer a variety of services to make sure you stay informed
about tropical activity even when you are away from your television or
computer. Some of these services are :
- NOAA Weather Radio
The easiest way to stay informed is to have an inexpensive
portable radio which picks up NOAA Weather Radio. These are available
in numerous stores in a host of designs and features. For more
info on this try here.
- Radio Fax
For mariners at sea, there are a variety of ways and
frequencies that you can use to keep updated on tropical developments.
NHC/TPC Tropical Cyclone text advisories, aircraft reconnaissance
messages, and Tropical Analysis and Forecasting Branch text forecasts
and discussions are available to Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
capable cellphones and Portable Digital Assistants (PDA). For more
information on how to set up your cellphone or PDA go
If you can check your email while away from your home computer you
might consider subscribing to one of NHC's mailing lists. To see
how go here.
- RSS Feeds
If your computer has a news aggregator or feed reader you
can set it up to receive RSS feeds from NHC. For all the info go
Last updated May 6, 2014
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