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Southwestern Storm to Bring Rain and Thunderstorm Potential, and Snow in the Mountains

A storm in the Southwest will produce rain, locally heavy with the potential for flash flooding this weekend. Mountain snow will spread across the Southwest, Great Basin, and into the South/Central Rockies. The whole storm shifts into the Plains later in the weekend while a new system brings rain and mountain snow from the Northwest to the Northern Rockies. Read More >

Snow Squall Warning broadcast services on NWR for the 2019-2020 Winter Season
 

NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS


Mark Trail Champions NOAA Weather RadioNOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Working with the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Emergency Alert System , NWR is an "All Hazards" radio network, making it your single source for comprehensive weather and emergency information. In conjunction with Federal, State, and Local Emergency Managers and other public officials, NWR also broadcasts warning and post-event information for all types of hazards – including natural (such as earthquakes or avalanches), environmental (such as chemical releases or oil spills), and public safety (such as AMBER alerts or 911 Telephone outages).

Known as the "Voice of NOAA's National Weather Service," NWR is provided as a public service by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), part of the Department of Commerce. NWR includes more than 1000  transmitters, covering all 50 states, adjacent coastal waters, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific Territories. NWR requires a special radio receiver or scanner capable of picking up the signal. Broadcasts are found in the VHF public service band at these seven frequencies (MHz):
 
162.400
162.425
162.450
162.475
162.500
162.525
162.550

 

Special Notices

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[+] "Beeping" on certain Midland receivers and the weekly test
 
[+]  WWG75 Maui, HI transmitter is Out of Service (02/18/20)
 
[+]  KJY93 Indianapolis, IN transmitter is Out of Service (02/11/20)
 
[+]  WXJ76 Champaign, IL transmitter is Out of Service (01/16/20)
 
[+] KZZ88 Cape Fanshaw, AK transmitter is Out of Service (12/11/19)
 
[+] KXI20 Chadron, NE transmitter is Out of Service (12/3/19)
 
[+] WWG53 Parker/Eau Claire, PA transmitter is Out of Service 4/12/19)
 
[+] WXM86 Saipan, MP transmitter Out of Service (11/1/18)
 
[+] KWO35 New York City, NY transmitter temporarily on air with reduced power (Update 11/22/19)
 
[+] KXI73 Backbone Mountain, WV transmitter Out of Service (11/15/17)
 
[+] WNG677 St. Croix (Christiansted), VI transmitter Out of Service (11/1/17)
 
[+] WWH34 Walton, NY transmitter Out of Service (Update 11/1/17)
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