Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
330 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...WORK ON ACKERMAN TRANSMITTER TO BEGIN SATURDAY...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL-HAZARDS STATION KIH-51...TRANSMITTING ON A
FREQUENCY OF 162.475 MHZ FROM ACKERMAN MISSISSIPPI...WILL BE OFF THE
AIR SATURDAY...AND POTENTIALLY SUNDAY...AS REPAIRS ARE BEING MADE TO
THE TRANSMITTER.  THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL-HAZARDS BROADCAST FOR
THE ACKERMAN LISTENING AREA WILL BE RESTORED TO FULL SERVICE ONCE
REPAIRS ARE COMPLETED AND THE TRANSMITTER IS OPERATIONAL.

IN THE MEANTIME...RESIDENTS ACROSS NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI WHO
NORMALLY RELY ON THE ACKERMAN NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCAST SHOULD
EITHER TUNE TO ANOTHER NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL-HAZARDS STATION THAT
MAY SERVICE PORTIONS OF THE EFFECTED AREA...OR TUNE TO LOCAL
COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION OUTLETS.

HERE ARE SOME NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVE PORTIONS OF
THE ACKERMAN COVERAGE AREA.

- KIH 49....ROSE HILL MISSISSIPPI.....162.550 MHZ
- KUT 404...ABERDEEN MISSISSIPPI......162.450 MHZ
- KIH 52....OXFORD MISSISSIPPI........162.550 MHZ
- KJY 83....CARTHAGE MISSISSIPPI......162.500 MHZ

THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT OUR WEBSITE...
AT HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN .

WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS OUTAGE MAY CAUSE.

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