Media Information

WHO: Milwaukee Area Skywarn Association, Inc.

WHAT: provides severe weather awareness and storm spotter training via public speaking programs, educational multimedia seminars, handouts, newsletters, fliers, two-way radio, social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube), and local, regional, or national E-mail lists. 

AFFILIATION:  Recognized and supported by Milwaukee-Sullivan NWS Office.

WHERE: Milwaukee based.  Main outreach to south-central & southeast Wisconsin.

WHEN:    Established in 1992, incorporated 1995. Continuously promotes.

WHY:  Lessen the burden of the Milwaukee/Sullivan National Weather Service office.

AUDIENCE: Weather sensitive emergency response personnel, storm spotters/chasers, weather watchers.

STAFF: All volunteer.

STATUS: Wisconsin registered nonprofit corporation,  501c3 IRS tax exempt, annual IRS 990 form.

FUNDING: Donations and contributions.

LOGO: The Skywarn logo is registered with the Department of Commerce and is used with permission.

PRIMARY CONTACTS:  

Rick Swierczynski - President. Available for telephone interviews, appearances, storm damage photos, storm safety assessments.  info@mke-skywarn.org 414 327-5504

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