Severe weather isn’t out of the ordinary for Tampa Bay. This page collects information from various sources to provide a “situational awareness” into the current weather conditions.
Reporting Severe Weather
If you’ve been through SKYWARN training, you can either report your severe weather on the SKYWARN net, or, if the net isn’t available, directly to the Tampa NWS Office through the 800 number you were provided. A reminder of what to report can be found on the SKYWARN Operations page.
If you are inside a Hurricane Affected area, have Internet access, and winds above 35 mph or significant weather events, consider reporting them to the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center via their online form.
Current Pinellas County Severe Weather Alerts
Please be sure to check the NWS Tampa Bay Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook daily. It’s an extremely useful to check daily. It presents a graphical view of likelihood of various types of severe weather. If you have a weather radio, Pinellas is covered by two transmitters and Pinellas has a “Specific Area Message Encoding” (SAME code) of 012103.
- Largo Marine – 162.450 MHz
- Tampa Bay – 162.550 MHz