Help us help Louisiana

By: Portlight, 5:13 PM GMT on August 15, 2016





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Greetings: Friends,

Over the weekend, Louisiana received over 20 inches of rain resulting in unprecedented statewide flooding. Louisiana's Governor, John Bel Edwards reported that over 20,000 people were rescued from the flood waters and over 8,000 are currently in shelters. The death toll has risen to seven as more individuals are discovered by authorities. Major interstates are closed across t...

Disaster relief

Updated: 8:33 PM GMT on August 16, 2016

Fellow WUer Celebrating Upcoming Birthday by Fundraising for Portlight!

By: Portlight, 9:36 PM GMT on June 15, 2016

Our friend and fellow weather geek, Jessica Katz, feels very strongly about the importance of Portlight's work, and has come up with a very cool way of supporting it. We've invited her to be our guest blogger this week, so that she can tell you about it herself!

Welcome, Jessica, and thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your selflessness and dedication to disaster relief and recovery for people with disabilities!

Shari Myers
Chief...

Disaster relief

Updated: 7:10 PM GMT on June 18, 2016

NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour

By: Portlight, 4:40 PM GMT on May 19, 2016



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As we approach the beginning of the Atlantic 2016 Hurricane Season which begins June 1st, we will take a look at the Hurricane Hunters.

NOAA and the US Air Force Reserve both fly planes into the Storms to get the data required to predict the Storms path, strength direction and much, much more.

NOAA P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter Aircraft



As part of its efforts to build a Weathe...

Hurricane

Updated: 4:50 PM GMT on May 19, 2016

Severe Weather Season Readiness for People with Disabilities

By: Portlight, 5:10 PM GMT on April 15, 2016



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Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities


For the 57 million Americans with disabilities, medical emergencies and natural disasters present real challenges. Learn how people with disabilities, their families, and first responders can plan ahead for a disaster.

57 million Americans have a disability, and anyone can be at risk for developing or acquiring one in their ...

Flood Hurricane Tornado

Severe Weather Readiness for People with Disabilities

By: Portlight, 5:03 PM GMT on March 23, 2016



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Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities


For the 57 million Americans with disabilities, medical emergencies and natural disasters present real challenges. Learn how people with disabilities, their families, and first responders can plan ahead for a disaster.

57 million Americans have a disability, and anyone can be at risk for developing or acquiring one in their ...

Disaster relief Hurricane Tornado

Updated: 5:01 PM GMT on April 15, 2016

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