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Public Storm Warning Signal

Public Storm Warning Signal #1

The National Weather Service issues a public storm warning signal, which means that life-threatening weather situations occur in the area. It is a difficult situation, and you should take it seriously. It would be best if you prepared for possible power outages, severe weather, flooding, and other emergencies that may occur during a public storm warning.

What is a Public storm warning signal? 

A public storm warning signal is a signal that the government broadcasts to warn the public of a storm or other weather conditions. The password can be heard on television, radio, and other media outlets. It warns people of impending danger from severe rain or high winds.

An example of this would be when you see an orange flashing light at night along with some words saying “Weather Warning” across the screen in your TV or radio news program while they’re talking about how bad it’s going to get outside today (or tomorrow). This means that there is a potential for heavy rainfall starting soon!

Types of Public storm warning signals?

Public storm warning signals warn people about dangerous weather conditions and their effects. The signs can be visual, audible, or both.

  • A public storm warning signal consists of a yellow triangle with the words “BE PREPARED” written underneath it in black letters on an orange background. It’s usually where people frequently gather, such as at an airport or school grounds.

Signal 1

The first public storm warning signal is a red flag that a severe thunderstorm or tornado may be on the way. It was originally used in California and was later adopted by many states across the country. The signal consists of three lights: an amber light to indicate wind speed up to 75 mph; a yellow light between 75 psi and 100 psi indicating winds above 100 mph; and finally, when you see all three lights flash together, they mean that there’s been an EF3 tornado detected within 1000 yards (914 m) of your location.*

  • A storm watch area can have a different color for different types of storms–for example, blue for tornadoes, white for hail storms/floods, etc.–but generally speaking, these symbols will disappear once conditions improve again.*

Signal 2

Signal 2 is an exemplary yellow light indicating a severe weather event in progress. This signal will remain on until the storm has passed or until the threat of powerful hurricanes and tornadoes has diminished.

Signal 3

Signal 3 is a public storm warning signal. It’s the same as signal one but has a higher intensity. Signal 3 means a high chance of severe thunderstorms or tornadoes in your area that could cause damage to buildings or injure people.

Signal 4

Signal 4 is the second-to-last signal in a sequence. It means that the storm is near and getting worse.

Signal 3: The first warning comes from a combination of wind and precipitation, which can be seen as an incoming wave of rain or snow. This signal should be distinct from Signal 4, which comes when you see lightning flashes.

Signal 5

Signal 5 is a public storm warning signal used to warn the public of severe weather. It’s also known as a red flag, which means a storm is approaching. The best way to prepare for these storms is by being prepared for them with an emergency kit and making sure you have enough food and water stored in your home or car.

Storm warnings are severe, be aware of them.

Storm warnings are dire, and you should be aware of them. If you’re caught out in a storm, the following things are essential:

  • Know how to react to them. If a storm warning is issued for your area, it means that there is likely extreme weather occurring or about to occur. You must know what this means and how best to prepare yourself by taking appropriate safety precautions before getting caught in one yourself!
  • Where do I go? Where should I go? What should I wear? These questions may seem like common sense at first glance–but when faced with an unexpected situation like this one (which happens all too often on our planet), those who aren’t prepared have no choice but to cower behind locked doors until someone comes along who knows what they’re doing! Don’t let this happen again; learn everything about storms before they strike so that when they come around looking for help from others who can offer aid without hesitation, let’s say those people will get lucky!


This is a great way to ensure everyone in your community knows the storm risk. It’s also an excellent opportunity for people to get together and coordinate their efforts or just plan. You can go out on your own or with friends and family members, depending on the size of your neighborhood and how many people live there. It doesn’t matter if you have never been trained before—just come ready with an understanding of what storm signals mean!

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