Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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WWUS81 KBTV 301715
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
115 PM EDT THU APR 30 2015

NYZ026>031-034-035-087-301815-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...PLATTSBURGH...
STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA...
LAKE PLACID...PORT HENRY...TICONDEROGA...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM...
GOUVERNEUR
115 PM EDT THU APR 30 2015

THE 2015 NEW YORK STATEWIDE COMMUNICATIONS DRILL HAS BEGUN.

THIS IS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING.

AS PART OF THIS DRILL...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES
SERVING NEW YORK STATE...IN COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK
STATE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS HAS ISSUED A TEST OF THE NOAA WEATHER
RADIO ALL HAZARDS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BULRINGTON VERMONT ISSUED
A REQUIRED WEEKLY TEST...RWT...EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM EVENT CODE
TODAY...APRIL 30TH AT 115 PM EDT. THIS TEST MESSAGE WAS CALLED
BTV1.

REPEAT...THIS IS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER
OCCURRING.

THIS TEST INCLUDED THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TONE ALERT TO BE
ACTIVATED FOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTERS WITH BROADCAST
COVERAGE INTO CLINTON..ESSEX...FRANKLIN AND SAINT LAWRENCE
COUNTIES IN NEW YORK.

THESE TRANSMITTERS INCLUDE:
MOUNT MANSFIELD VERMONT...KIG60...BROADCASTING AT 16.400 MHZ...
PARISHVILLE NEW YORK...KBS508...BROADCASTING AT 16.525 MHZ AND
CASTLETON VERMONT...WNG671...BROADCASTING AT 16.550 MHZ.

THE CORRESPONDING SAME (FIP) CODES FOR THESE COUNTIES ARE:
CLINTON COUNTY: 36019
ESSEX COUNTY: 36031
FRANKLIN COUNTY: 36033
SAINT LAWRENCE COUNTY: 36089

THIS IS A TEST COMMUNICATIONS DRILL MESSAGE...BTV1. THERE IS
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING.

LOCAL...STATE GOVERNMENT...SCHOOLS...BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS
IN NEW YORK STATE SHOULD REVIEW THEIR TORNADO AND SEVERE
WEATHER SAFETY PLANS AT THIS TIME.

REPEATING...THIS DRILL IS IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS/
PREPAREDNESS WEEK IN NEW YORK STATE.

THIS WAS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING AT
THIS TIME.

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