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Heavy Rainfall Expected Wednesday Night

The next storm system will arrive this afternoon. This storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall to the region. Generally 0.50” to 2.00” of rain is expected to fall with the highest amounts over eastern Upper Michigan and near the Straits Read More >

NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio

NOAA All Hazards Radio is our main communication link to the people we serve. Warning and forecast information, current weather conditions, special public weather information and weather safety tips are all incorporated into our daily Weather Radio broadcasts which are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The 6 NWR transmitters in Northern Michigan and the assigned areas they serve are shown below.

Highlighted counties and marine zones are the designated SAME/tone alert areas for that particular transmitter:

Sault Ste. Marie Transmitter Service Area  Petoskey Transmitter Service Area

 Traverse City NWR Service Area  Alpena NWR Service Area 

Gaylord NWR Service Area  West Branch NWR Service Area

Additional NWR transmitters with overlap coverage and alerting into northern Michigan:

Wolf Lake (Lake County) 162.425 Mhz:  Manistee County, Wexford County, Missaukee County

Bad Axe (Huron County) 162.525 Mhz:  Iosco County, Arenac County

Newberry (Luce County) 162.450 Mhz: Chippewa County, Mackinac County

NWR receiver recalls

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Setting up your NWR

Information for schools on programming your NWR

Transmitter Coverage areas and SAME codes

 Land areas (counties) 
 Marine areas (nearshore and open lakes)

 Other NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio links

National NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio page
Information about NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio receivers
Reporting a Transmitter Problem