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Northeast Coastal Storm Impacts into Wednesday; Severe Thunderstorm Development Shifts to the Gulf Coast

The coastal storm will push further off the Northeast U.S. coast Wednesday with high winds and heavy rain tapering off through the day. Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and a few tornadoes should occur Wednesday into Wednesday night from parts of east Texas across Louisiana to the central Gulf Coast. 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.