They help us with emergency preparedness and help us plan how to respond and know what we have to do to respond.

Really, people are here because of a general interest in the weather - or because they like that stuff. But it's all about what they can do to help their neighbors.

People with knowledge about it have concerns but as to the general public, it's not here yet. A lot of people won't be concerned until it is at their back door. It will eventually be in the U.S. and we're going to have an effect from this so I think people should pay attention to what's going on with it.

We also want to give these students some opportunities for fun such as opening Riddle Elementary gymnasium and letting them play basketball or allowing them access to the school's library. We also want to make ourselves available to help them out.

If we don't have any families show up here, we will send the money to a victims' relief fund.

The streams seem to be running a little low. We're supposed to get a little bit of rain (today), but I know that's not going to be enough to increase a whole lot of levels. ... I'm concerned about it, and maybe without any rain or the lack of snow, come July and August when we're really into the dog days of summer, we're going to have some issues.

I've not seen anything like this before - the faxes, e-mails, telephone calls - in terms of an emergency, ... We are getting resources together and getting that information to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).