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Snow From Central Rockies To Upper Midwest; Fire Weather Threats In Southern High Plains; Marine Impacts Along East Coast

A strong cold front is plunging through the Plains and pushing into the Mississippi Valley, while producing heavy snow from the Central Rockies into the Upper Midwest. Gusty winds and very dry conditions will create elevated to critical fire weather threats across the Southern High Plains. A large and powerful offshore storm will produce a variety of marine impacts along the East 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.