NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Day in Nebraska - May 25th

NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Day in Nebraska - May 25th

With NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, you will always have access to potentially life-saving emergency information. During severe weather, National Weather Service personnel can interrupt routine weather broadcasts and insert warning messages concerning immediate threats to life and property. A special alert tone can also be activated that triggers an alarm tone on specially equipped receivers. In the simplest case, this signal activates audible or visual alarms indicating that an emergency condition exists within the broadcast area of the station. In the most sophisticated alerting system, receivers equipped with Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) technology allow listeners to choose a specific county and what weather threats their radio will sound an alarm for when official NWS watches and warnings are issued night or day. 

Official Press Release

Official State of Nebraska Proclamation

 

For more information concerning NOAA Weather Radio for the Sioux Falls area, please contact our Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Todd Heitkamp, or click here. 



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