Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
920 PM CDT MON AUG 10 2015

...NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATIONS OFF THE AIR AT OTTUMWA...LENOX AND
FOREST CITY...

THE FOLLOWING NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATIONS ARE OFF THE AIR.
WNG-730AT OTTUMWA.
KXI-65 AT LENOX.
KJY-63 AT FOREST CITY.

THESE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTERS ARE OFF THE AIR DUE TO A
COMMUNICATIONS OR HARDWARE FAILURE. TECHNICIANS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED
BUT THERE IS NO ESTIMATED RESTORE TIME.

THE OTTUMWA NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS ON CHANNEL 5...OR A
FREQUENCY OF 162.500 MHZ...AND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN
IOWA...APPANOOSE...DAVIS...KEOKUK...LUCAS...MAHASKA...MONROE...
WAPELLO...AND WAYNE. PUTNAM COUNTY MISSOURI IS ALSO SERVED BY THIS
TRANSMITTER.

NEIGHBORING TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVICE SOME OF THESE COUNTIES INCLUDE
KZZ-68 AT VAN WERT BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 4 OR 162.475 MHZ...KXI-
62 AT MONTEZUMA BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 3 OR 162.450 MHZ...WXN-85 AT
FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR 162.400 MHZ...AND WXM-36 AT
LANCASTER MISSOURI BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 7 OR 162.550 MHZ.

THE LENOX NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS ON CHANNEL 3...OR A FREQUENCY
OF 162.450 MHZ...AND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...
ADAIR...ADAMS...RINGGOLD...TAYLOR...AND UNION.

NEIGHBORING TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVICE SOME OF THESE COUNTIES
INCLUDE KZZ-52 AT HANCOCK BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 6 OR 162.525
MHZ...WXL-57 AT DES MOINES BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 7 OR 162.550
MHZ...KZZ-68 AT VAN WERT BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 4 OR 162.475
MHZ...AND KZZ-37 IN MARYVILLE MISSOURI BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 2
OR 162.425 MHZ.

THE FOREST CITY NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS ON CHANNEL 5...OR A
FREQUENCY OF 162.500 MHZ...AND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN
IOWA...CERRO GORDO...FRANKLIN...HANCOCK...KOSSUTH...WINNEBAGO...
WRIGHT...AND WORTH. FARIBAULT AND FREEBORN COUNTIES IN MINNESOTA
ARE ALSO SERVED BY THIS TRANSMITTER.

NEIGHBORING TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVICE SOME OF THESE COUNTIES
INCLUDE WNG-688 AT RINGSTED BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 4 OR 162.475
MHZ...KXI-68 AT SAINT ANSGAR BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 3 OR 162.450
MHZ...WNG-666 AT IOWA FALLS BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 6 OR 162.525
MHZ...WXK-84 AT FORT DODGE BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR 162.400
MHZ...AND WXK-40 AT MANKATO MINNESOTA BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR
162.400 MHZ.

WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INTERRUPTION AND WILL HAVE SERVICE RESTORED
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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