Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1203 PM EDT FRI APR 3 2015

...WEEKLY RADIO TEST ON APRIL 15TH WILL BE POSTPONED TO APRIL 16TH AT 2PM...

AS PART OF MICHIGAN SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK THAT RUNS APRIL
12TH THROUGH APRIL 18TH...THE ROUTINE WEEKLY TEST OF NOAA ALL-HAZARDS
WEATHER RADIO SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 15TH WILL BE POSTPONED
UNTIL 2PM THURSDAY APRIL 16TH.

THIS TEST AT 2PM THURSDAY APRIL 16TH WILL SIMULATE A TORNADO
WARNING. COMMUNITIES...BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED
TO PRACTICE THEIR TORNADO SAFETY PLANS AS IF THE TEST WERE AN
ACTUAL TORNADO WARNING.

THIS TEST WILL COVER ALL THE COUNTIES IN MICHIGAN SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES AT GRAND RAPIDS...GAYLORD...
DETROIT/PONTIAC...NORTHERN INDIANA...AND MARQUETTE.

TO ALL MEDIA IN THE STATE...THE TEST MESSAGE WILL BE SENT OUT ON
NOAA WEATHER RADIO EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM ENCODING UNITS USING THE
ROUTINE WEEKLY TEST CODE (RWT) AND SHOULD NOT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE
EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM.

AGAIN...THE ROUTINE WEEKLY RADIO TEST SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY
APRIL 15TH WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL 2PM THURSDAY APRIL 16TH.


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