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Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across the Ozarks and Lower Ohio Valley

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes, are likely to develop this afternoon from parts of the lower Ohio Valley into the southern Plains. An Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) outlook has been issued. Further north, widespread rain showers are expected across portions of the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. Read More >

 

Various Alert Receivers

INTERNET

SATELLITE

RADIO

E-MAIL

TELEPHONE

TELEVISION

Used to
receive the local  EAS

RCA AlertGuard TV

 

 

NWR built-in

 

 

Auto-tune to Channel Broadcast

Yes;
English
and
Spanish
text and voice;
tone alert, and
channel switch
to selected
weather
channel for more information.

NOAA Weather Radio  (NWR) Receivers  (162.400 MHz – 162.550 MHz)

 

 

7-frequencies; Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) within 40 miles of NWR tower

 

 

 

Yes; can activate
flashers and
bed shakers
for critical
alerts and warnings .

NOAA Weather Wire Service (NWWS) over computer

XMPP Software and filter

Novra DVB-S2 Satellite Receiver system;

C-band  1.8m dish or larger

 

Some software has the capability to send e-mail notifications upon receipt of particular message type or outage.

Some software has the capability to call a number when a particular product is received.

 

Yes;
some
software has
the capability  for a tone
alert for
product receipt or system outages.

Commercial Telephone Applications

Depends on software

There may be a service fee or cost

Depends on software

Depends on software

Depends on software

 

Yes

Commercial Software Applications

There may be a service fee or cost

There may be a service fee or cost

Depends on software

 

 

 

 

Yes

iPhone/Android

There may be a service fee or cost

There may be a service fee or cost

Depends on software

Depends on software

Depends on software

 

Yes

Blackberry

There may be a service fee or cost

There may be a service fee or cost

Depends on software

 

Depends on software

Depends on software

 

Yes

Personal Computers

(other software/ applications)

NWWS-OI, NWS FTP Anonymous, other applications

NWWS-PID201, EMWIN; other satellite applications for GOES products.  May require a satellite dish.

Depends on software

Depends on software

Depends on software

 

 

Yes

 

See DISSEMINATION for other available options