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Inclement Weather in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast; Below Normal Temperatures Continue

A strong cold front will bring heavy wet snow from the eastern Great Lakes into northern New England and strong thunderstorms with damaging winds in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Well below average temperatures will continue behind this storm system or east of the Rockies, as numerous record low temperatures are likely. Critical fire weather conditions expected in the Southwest and Southeast. Read More >

NWR Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME)

 

Detailed SAME System Specification (pdf file)

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Explanation of NWR and SAME

NWR service to a county depends on reliable signal reception, which typically extends in about a 40 mile radius from the transmitter, assuming level terrain. Counties without NWR coverage or partial NWR coverage are indicated. Some counties or parts of counties, especially in mountainous areas, may not have reliable reception due to signal blockages or excessive distance from the transmitter.