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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:43 PM CDT on September 27, 2016


... Warning reception via NOAA Weather Radio and Mobile phone
alerts...

NOAA Weather Radio, the voice of the National Weather Service,
broadcasts continuous weather and other hazard information 24
hours a day, 365 days a year.

You can access round-the-clock weather reports, warnings, and
other information to help prepare for the day ahead over NOAA
Weather Radio. During emergencies, routine broadcasts are
interrupted for watches, warnings, and other critical information.
You will sleep better knowing that your family can receive
emergency weather information no matter what time it occurs.

All families, businesses, churches, and individuals should have a
NOAA Weather Radio to ensure they receive warnings.

Make sure the weather radio you Purchase has same code
capabilities. Same (specific area messaging encoding) allows
programmers to enter the 6-digit code of the counties for which
you want to be warned.

You should also remember to keep your unit "on" at all times,
change out batteries twice a year (for ease of remembering, change
them when you change the time on your clocks in the Spring and
fall), and keep it plugged into a power outlet unless moving to
your designated safe place.

Another excellent way to receive weather warnings is via Mobile
phone alerts. America's wireless Industry is helping to build a
"weather ready nation" through a nationwide text emergency alert
system, called wireless emergency alerts (wea), which will warn
you when weather threatens. You can find much more information on
this at:

Http://www.NWS.NOAA.Gov/com/weatherreadynation/Wea.Html

For severe weather preparedness information see:

Http://www.NWS.NOAA.Gov/com/weatherreadynation/severe.Html

You can also learn more by contacting your local emergency
management office.


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Coastal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Flash Flood Watch
Florida - Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Guam - Areal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning

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