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Changes in store for weather warnings

Austin, Tx,
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May 01, 2007
Some big changes are coming this fall in the way people will be warned when a severe storm or tornado is approaching.
The warnings will no longer be based on which counties are affected. Instead, it will now pinpoint the path the storm is expected to take.
On October 1, the National Weather Service is going to change the way they warn they public about severe storms. Currently, it’s done on a county-by-county basis. Now, they plan to use smaller-shaded polygons to only warn the people in the path of the storm.
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