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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
800 AM EDT SAT NOV 04 2017

...THIS WEEK IS WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN NEW YORK...

The National Weather Service and The New York State Office of
Emergency Management is promoting winter safety to all New Yorkers
during Winter Weather Awareness week October 29 through November 4.

Winter in New York State can be a time of unsurpassed beauty. It is
also a time when winter storms and sub zero temperatures pose a
threat to disrupt our daily lives.

An emergency, be it a natural disaster or emergency such as a winter
storm, flood, power outage or a terrorist act, can occur quickly and
without warning.  By taking three simple steps, you can become
better prepared to protect yourself and your family by following
this safety information. Develop a family emergency plan.  Stock up
on emergency supplies. Be aware.

New Yorkers can be notified immediately of threatening conditions
through a state program called New York Alert. By signing up for NY
Alert, you can receive warnings and emergency information via the
web, your cell phone, email and other technologies. Visit
www.nyalert.gov.

You can also always get the latest information on threatening winter
storms, 24 hours a day, by tuning into NOAA Weather Radio the voice
of the National Weather Service. Radio stations serving Western New
York include:
Buffalo KEB98 broadcasting on 162.550 MHZ,
Rochester KHA53 broadcasting on 162.400 MHZ,
Spencerport WNG539 broadcasting on 162.525 MHZ,
Watertown WXN68 broadcasting on 162.475 MHZ,
Frewsburg WNG541 broadcasting on 162.525 MHZ,
Little Valley WWG32 broadcasting on 162.425 MHZ, and
Lyons WZ2536 broadcasting on 162.475 MHZ.

You can find out more about winter weather safety on our website at
www.weather.gov/safety

Prepare now...then enjoy the winter in New York State.

$$

Levan/SW


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