NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio
Click on counties for details about local coverage

Area Covered by NWS LaCrosse Winnebago County, Illinois La Salle County, Illinois Jo Daviess County, Illinois Clayton County, Iowa Lee County, Iowa Henry County, Iowa Van Buren County, Iowa Keokuk County, Iowa Washington County, Iowa Louisa County, Iowa Jones County, Iowa Cedar County, Iowa Carroll County, Illinois Mercer County, Illinois Stark County, Illinois Marshall County, Illinois Putnam County, Illinois Fulton County, Illinois Henderson County, Illinois Warren County, Illinois Hancock County, Illinois Lafayette County, Wisconsin McDonough County, Illinois Schuyler County, Illinois Brown County, Illinois Cass County, Illinois Knox County, Illinois Macon County, Illinois Linn County, Iowa Iowa County, Iowa Johnson County, Iowa Benton County, Iowa Muscatine County, Iowa Rock Island County, Illinois Buchanan County, Iowa Delaware County, Iowa Dubuque County, Iowa Grant County, Wisconsin Jackson County, Iowa Clinton County, Iowa Henry County, Illinois Stephenson County, Illinois Ogle County, Illinois Area Covered by NWS Chicago Bureau County, Illinois Green County, Wisconsin Area covered by NWS Milwaukee Area Covered by NWS Lincoln Area covered by NWS Chicago Scotland County, Missouri Knox County, Missouri Lewis County, Missouri Adams County, Illinois Area Covered by NWS Kansas City Davis County, Iowa Jefferson County, Iowa Wapello County, Iowa Area covered by Des Moines NWS office Des Moines County, Iowa Lee County, Illinois Whiteside County, Illinois Clark County, Missouri Scott County, IowaMap of NWS Quad Cities and nearby areas.  Click on a county to get the local weather radio coverage for that county.


All About Weather Radio Receivers

Tone Alert Tests
for all area transmitters are conducted every Wednesday between 11 am and noon, (but usually right around 11am).   In case of severe weather, the test will be postponed until the next available non-severe weather day (still at 11 am).

FIPS Codes for SAME Decoders
(receivers that alert only for counties selected by the users)

Understanding FIPS codes and Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME)

For toll-free EAS/SAME Information - call
   1-888-NWR SAME

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 The Emergency Alert System (EAS) Connection
Related Links
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Brief History of Weather Radio
  • Emergency Alert System (EAS)
  • Meteorology and Radio Frequency Spectrum Issues
  • National NOAA Weather Radio Brochure
  • National Weather Service NOAA Weather Radio Page
  • Local Weather Radio Fact Sheets (each around 115kb pdf )
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