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NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards:
The Voice of the National Weather Service

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Need to report an outage concerning a transmitter? Call the NWS Riverton at 1-800-211-1448

Want to keep up with the weather? You can purchase weather radios at most sporting goods, and electronic stores. These radios will alarm when severe weather is imminent, or other hazardous conditions exist!

Click a transmitter name in the map below to receive detailed information regarding the transmitter.


Standard Information You Will Hear on your NOAA Weather Radio
Product
Description
Regional Weather Synopsis
The Regional Weather Synopsis (RWS) is a local product written in a narrative format, which provides a general overview of the current weather situation and a broad brushed forecaset of what the weather will bring over the next 2 days.
Hazardous Weather Outlook
A daily product, issued early each morning but updated as needed. This outlook extends across a 7-day period, alerting the public to any weather, hydrologic, or no-precipitation even that has a significant chance of creating a harmful impact on people over the next week. These evens may include, but are not limited to, lightning, heavy rain, significant snowfall, very dry conditions associated with fire potential and behavior, strong winds, dense fog, bitter cold, and extremely hot temperatures. The outlook will be appended with a spotter statement, expressing whether or not weather spotters will be needed that day
Local Forecasts
A 7-day forecast for sky condition, temperatures, precipitation, and wind.
Current Regional Weather Conditions
Updated hourly, this product gives complete hourly weather observations for selected cities in Wyoming on the respective radios, as well as additional regional cities across the western U.S.
Nowcasts
A short term forecast, concentrating on the next 1 to 3 hours, typically for a specific area or location. The forecast will incorporate current Doppler radar, satellite and automated/manned surface observations, to provide accurate and descriptive short-range outlooks.
Climate Information
Products which will summarize various information regarding Western and Central Wyoming. Included are snowfall amounts, record breaking temperatures, daily precipitation, and daily max and min temperatures across the region.
Other Products
Broadcasted as needed. These include Weather Warnings/Watches, Special Weather Statements, Public Information Statements, Avalanche Bulletins, and extreme Fire Weather Statements. Also, educational and promotional recordings covering various topics of interest to the general public are broadcast occasionally.

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