Wyoming Winter Weather Awareness Day

Weather Information Sources

Snow covered Tetons taken from the Snake River Outlook in April 2014
An active 2013-2014 winter season covered the Tetons in snow.  Photo courtesy of Jason Anglin.

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NOAA Weather Radio All-Hazards is the quickest way to get notification of severe weather that may be affecting you. With changing technologies, there are also many other ways to receive weather information. Here are some of the ways you can keep up to date with the latest weather watches and warnings.

NOAA Weather Radio All-Hazards - Popular Features

Tone Alarm: Most warnings and many watch messages are broadcast with a tone alarm. The tone will activate all the weather radio receivers which are equipped to receive it, even if the audio is turned off. This is especially useful for warnings which occur during the night when most people are asleep.

SAME: Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) allows a user to specify the particular area for which you wish to receive alerts. This minimizes the number of "false alarms" for events which might not be impacting your area.

Selectable Alerting of Events: Some receivers allow a user to turn off the alarm for certain events which might not be important to you.

Battery Backup: Since power outages often occur during storms, having a receiver with battery backup can be crucial.

External Antenna Jack: While most receivers come with a whip antenna which can usually be extended out from the unit, a user may need an external antenna to get a good reception. Some receivers come with an external antenna jack (normally in the back of the unit) which will allow a user to connect to a larger antenna (indoors or outdoors).

Strobe Light: A strobe light accessory provides a visual alert. It's ideal for the hearing-impaired and for use in noisy production environments like metal working facilities to alert personnel of a warning.

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Other Sources

Internet: The National Weather Service's webpage at http://weather.gov allows you a fast and easy look at where the hazards are occurring for the current day. To find out information for your local area, just click on the map in your general area.

Broadcast TV and Radio Stations: Most local radio and television stations across the state automatically receive hazardous watches and warnings and help disseminate that information over the air. They have local knowledge and want to be able to provide their viewers and listeners with the best information they can.

Wireless / Cell Phone technologies: Many cell phone providers are including an option of getting warnings on your cell phone through text messaging or other means. Check with your provider to see if they offer a service like this. There are also some NWS programs that allow you to get alerts on your mobile device. For more information see: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/cte.htm

Weather Radio Sites Across The Region

Areas displayed in white indicate the best signal coverage.

 Wyoming NOAA Weather Radio Coverage

Surrounding States Coverage Maps: Colorado | Utah | Idaho | Montana | South Dakota | Nebraska

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Wyoming

Afton
Casper
Cheyenne
Cody
Dubois
Evanston
Gillette
Glendo
Grant Village
Jackson
Kaycee
Kemmerer
Lander
Mammoth
Newcastle
Pinedale
Rawlins
Rock Springs
Sheridan
Thermopolis
Worland


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Montana

Baker
Belgian Hill
Billings
Bozeman
Broadus
Browning
Butte
Circle
Dillon
Forsyth
Glasgow
Glendive
Glentana
Great Falls
Hardin
Havre
Helena
Jordan
Kalispell
Lewistown
Livingston
Malta
Miles City
Missoula
Plentywood
Poplar
Ryegate
Scobey
Winnett


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Colorado

Ft Collins
Greeley
Sterling
Mead/Longmont
Grand Junction

Idaho

Bonners Ferry
Driggs
Pocatello
Salmon
Relay Ridge

South Dakota

Lead
Hot Springs


Nebraska

Chadron
Scottsbluff

 


Utah

Bear Lake
Logan

 



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Additional Information

NWS Weather Radio Home Page

StormReady

Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center

Snow Avalanche Guidance for Western Wyoming


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