North Central Texas Integrated Warning Team (IWT Workshop)



Next Meeting
Spring 2019


 

The North Texas Integrated Warning Team (IWT) workshop brings together emergency managers, broadcast and print media, amateur radio network controllers, government and special district officials, and the National Weather Service with the goal of finding the best ways to communicate a consistent warning message during severe weather.

Topics discussed at IWT workshops have included outdoor warning sirens, public response to warning information, and post-event reviews of major severe weather outbreaks.

Past Meeting Information:

March 6, 2013
Agenda 
IWT Overview 
CASA Survey Findings 
Successes and Failures on April 3rd 
Warning Reception and Action- Forney ISD 
Social Media in the IWT 
 
March 5, 2014
Agenda
Wireless Emergency Alerts
October 28, 2014
Agenda
Impact Handout 
Watch_Advisory_Warning
Notes
March 19, 2015
Agenda
Handouts and Presentations 
Hashtag Handout 
Notes
 
February 24, 2016
Agenda 
Introduction Presentation 
Severe Weather DMSIWT 
CASA WX Update 
Panel Discussion 
What is an Emergency 
ALERT Networks in North Texas 
 
February 28, 2017
IWT Introduction 
Tools and Terminology 
Outdoor Warning Sirens 
Email Handout 
NWSChat Etiquette
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) 
 
For more information contact:
Shad Lancaster