Weather-Ready Nation


The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water, and climate events.  

As a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, the CMU Police Department is committed to working with  NOAA and other Ambassadors to strengthen national resilience against extreme weather.  Click the above image for more information on the WRN program.  

Be a Force of Nature by knowing your risk, taking action and being an example in your community.


Hurricanes, droughts, tornadoes, snowstorms, flooding – severe weather impacts every part of the country. The first step to becoming weather-ready is to understand the type of hazardous weather that can affect where you live and work, and how the weather could impact you and your family. 

Bookmark to get the latest forecast information.What you can do:

  1. Follow the National Weather Service on Facebook and Twitter.
  2. Read the State of the Climate reports to discover historical trends.


​Be Force of Nature by making sure that you and your family are prepared for severe weather. This includes creating a disaster supplies kit and making sure that you can receive emergency messages.

What you can do:

  1. Obtain a NOAA Weather Radio.
  2. Learn about Wireless Emergency Alerts.
  3. Create a disaster supplies kit.


Be a positive influence on your community by sharing your weather preparedness story. Be a Force of Nature by letting your friends and family know what you did to become weather-ready.

What you can do:

  1. Tweet that you’re prepared with the hashtag #BeAForce
  2. Share your preparedness story on Facebook.
  3. Make sure you have a Family Emergency Plan.