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Tutorials provide you with step-by-step instructions on configuring and using Weather Defender in the most effective way for your organization.

1 - Breaking Ground Series

Getting Started
Learn basic navigation and how to start tracking the weather with your first map in Weather Defender.

Personalizing Your Map
Learn how to customize your map for your specific region by importing geographic and other reference layers.

Forecasting Severe Weather
Learn how to take advantage of Weather Defender's forecasting tools and be prepared for the next severe weather outbreak.

Monitoring Real-Time Weather Threats (Under Development)
Learn how to monitor severe weather when it is occuring. Track the location, speed, and severity of storms using tools and layers provided in Weather Defender and determine the threat posed to you.

Receiving Weather Alerts (Under Development)
Receive first alerts via audible alarm, on-screen prompts, e-mail or even cell texts using the powerful Perimeter Alerts feature.

Connecting with your Team (Under Development)
Learn how to connect with other Weather Defenders and gain enhanced situational awareness through real-time group chat and map sharing.

2 - Upgrading Your Defenses Series

Importing Data
Learn how to import additional datasets from your computer and the Internet to customize the appearance of your Weather Defender maps.

Exporting Data
Learn how to export layer data from Weather Defender for use in other GIS applications (like ArcView, Tatuk, Google Earth).

Still Under Development:
  • Creating a custom color palette with the Palette Editor
  • Modifying Layer Appearance (under development)
  • Contouring Data (under development)

Video Tutorials
Completed collection of narrated video tutorials.

If you would like to see a tutorial on a subject not listed, !

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