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"Official Voice of the National Weather Service"

Broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.



Programming NOAA Weather Radio

NOAA Weather Radio Fact Sheet

Weekly Test Alerts are conducted on Wednesday's at Approximately 11 AM.
(note: test alerts are canceled if significant hazardous weather is anticipated)



NOTE: The NYC Transmitter is still being tested under full power from its new location on the Empire State building.  Click here for more detailed information (PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT).  You can also listen to other "Nearby Transmitters" (see below).


Transmitters: (All Broadcasts Originate from The New York, NY National Weather Service Forecast Office located on the grounds of Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY)

Nearby Transmitters: (Broadcasts Originate from Philadelphia/Mount Holly, NJ National Weather Service Forecast Office)

Other Transmitters: (click on the transmitter call sign to view coverage map):

Problems receiving a broadcast???

SAME - Specific Area Message Encoder

Other Information

updated:  11/27/2017
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