Destruction was extensive in parts of northeast Hamilton County Ohio.  As you can see from this photograph, some homes experienced almost complete
destruction.  This photograph was taken by Mary Jo Parker, Warning
Coordination Meteorologist at NWS Wilmington.

NWS WILMINGTON STAFF HAS GROWN TOGETHER

our new spotters, this new computer system replaced an older computer system dating back to the late 1970s.  The forecasting tools and graphics are far superior to the former system.  In fact, AWIPS will be used in the future for issuing short fused warnings (such as severe thunderstorm, tornado,

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Inside...

Amateur Radio Operators Honored    Page 3
A New Voice Coming To Weather Radio   Page 4
Welcome New Spotters      Page 5