Jun 12, 2012
Back in 1997, I was able to attend 8 days of the most intensive training I had ever attended. Now it's just 4 days but my, how far we have come. Back then, we had radar but not all the products. We couldn't zoom in at first but we requested it and it happened. Since those days, virtually anything we had asked for happened. Why? Because the staff at the Oklahoma Climatological Survey took it upon themselves to create a program that put information into the hands of decision makers and train them on how to read and interpret the data. How many organizations at that time did this for Public Safety officials? Not many. This program was an innovation that has spread out across our nation and has saved countless lives. It has put confidence into the souls of officials that have to make... [more]
New OK-First Website Launched
Jan 27, 2014
Today marks a new chapter for OK-First as we unveil a fresh, new website for our public safety partners participating in the OK-First program! The new website is now integrated... [more]
NEW OK-First Website in Development
Jul 10, 2013
The Oklahoma Mesonet team is currently hard at work designing a new OK-First website. The new site will be located on the Oklahoma Mesonet website under the public safety section.... [more]
Fall 2013 OK-First Class Schedule - Apply Here!
May 06, 2013
OK-First is pleased to announce our Fall 2013 class schedule! OK-First training & weather/ radar data access is available free of charge to city, county, state, regional, and... [more]
Oklahoma City Re-cert Class Re-scheduled for Monday April 8, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
The OK-First Oklahoma City re-certification class has been re-scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2013! As of February 28, 2013 we have a couple spaces left in this 30-person class, so... [more]
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