Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
925 PM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

...NOAA WEATHER RADIO WXL-57 AT DES MOINES WILL HAVE A DEGRADED
SIGNAL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER WXL-57 AT DES MOINES IOWA IS
EXPERIENCING A DEGRADED SIGNAL DUE TO A DAMAGED ANTENNA. THIS
SIGNAL IS STILL ABLE TO PROVIDE SERVICE TO THE DES MOINES METRO
AREA...BUT LOCATIONS ON THE FRINGE OF THE DES MOINES WEATHER RADIO
SERVICE AREA MAY HAVE LITTLE TO NO RECEPTION AND MAY NOT RECEIVE
WATCH AND WARNING INFORMATION FOR THE DURATION OF THE DEGRADED
SIGNAL.

WE RECOMMEND THAT ANYONE WHO IS UNABLE TO RECEIVE A SIGNAL FROM
THE DES MOINES WEATHER RADIO TUNE INTO A NEIGHBORING
TRANSMITTER...IF AVAILABLE.

THE DES MOINES NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS ON CHANNEL 7...OR A
FREQUENCY OF 162.550 MHZ...AND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN
IOWA...ADAIR...BOONE...CLARKE...DALLAS...GREENE...GUTHRIE...JASPER...
MADISON...MARION...POLK...STORY...AND WARREN.

NEIGHBORING TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVICE SOME OF THESE COUNTIES INCLUDE
WXK-84 AT FORT DODGE BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR 162.400 MHZ...KXI-
98 AT MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 5 OR 162.500 MHZ...KXI-
62 AT MONTEZUMA BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 3 OR 162.450 MHZ...KZZ-68 AT
VAN WERT BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 4 OR 162.475 MHZ...KXI-65 AT LENOX
BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 3 OR 162.450 MHZ...AND KZZ-51 AT CARROLL
BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 2 OR 162.425 MHZ.

WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE AND WILL HAVE FULL SERVICE
RESTORED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT REPAIRS WILL
NOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL AFTER MEMORIAL DAY.

$$

KS


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