Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
115 PM EDT THU APR 30 2015

NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-301815-
ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS
(BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN
NASSAU-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN
SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
115 PM EDT THU APR 30 2015

...THE 2015 NEW YORK STATEWIDE TEST SEVERE WEATHER DRILL HAS BEGUN...

THIS TEST DRILL IS IN SUPPORT OF NEW YORK STATE SEVERE WEATHER
AWARENESS WEEK.

THIS IS A DRILL. THERE IS NO SEVERE WEATHER OCCURRING AT THIS TIME.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND THE NEW YORK STATE DISASTER
PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION REMIND YOU TO BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE
WEATHER. SEVERE WEATHER CAN KILL AND INJURE SO SEVERE WEATHER
WARNINGS SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY. YOU SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE
WEATHER AND DEVELOP A SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY PLAN. KNOW HOW TO
RECEIVE WEATHER WARNINGS. IDENTIFY SAFE SHELTERS WHERE YOU CAN GO
SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER THREATEN.

THIS IS A DRILL.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY CAN BE OBTAINED BY
VISITING THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN UPTON AT
WEATHER.GOV/OKX/SEVEREWX.

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PFM



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