Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
111 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

NYZ026>031-034-035-087-281815-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...PLATTSBURGH...
STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA...
LAKE PLACID...PORT HENRY...TICONDEROGA...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM...
GOUVERNEUR
111 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...THE 2016 NEW YORK STATEWIDE COMMUNICATIONS DRILL HAS BEGUN...

THIS IS A TEST...TEST MESSAGE BTV1...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER
OCCURRING.

AS PART OF THIS DRILL...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES SERVING
NEW YORK STATE...IN COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE DISASTER
PREPAREDNESS OFFICE...WILL ISSUE A TEST OF THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO
ALL HAZARDS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BURLINGTON VERMONT...WILL
ISSUE A REQUIRED MONTHLY TEST...RWT...EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM EVENT
CODE...TODAY AT 115 PM EDT. THIS TEST MESSAGE WILL BE CALLED BTV1.

REPEAT...THIS IS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING.

THIS TEST WILL INCLUDE THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TONE ALERT TO BE
ACTIVATED FOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTERS WITH BROADCAST
COVERAGE INTO CLINTON...ESSEX...FRANKLIN AND SAINT LAWRENCE
COUNTIES IN NEW YORK.

THESE TRANSMITTERS INCLUDE...MOUNT MANSFIELD VERMONT...KIG60...
BROADCASTING AT 162.400 MHZ...PARISHVILLE NEW YORK... KBS508...
BROADCASTING AT 162.525 MHZ AND CASTLETON VERMONT...WNG671...
BROADCASTING AT 162.550 MHZ.

THE CORRESPONDING SAME (FIP) CODES FOR THESE COUNTIES ARE:
CLINTON COUNTY...36019...ESSEX COUNTY...36031...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
36033 AND ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY...36089.

THIS IS A TEST COMMUNICATIONS DRILL MESSAGE...BTV1. THERE IS NO
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING.

LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT...SCHOOLS...BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS IN
NEW YORK STATE SHOULD REVIEW THEIR TORNADO AND SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY
PLANS AT THIS TIME.

REPEATING...THIS DRILL IS IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS...
PREPAREDNESS WEEK IN NEW YORK STATE.

THERE IS NO SEVERE WEATHER OCCURRING AT THIS TIME!

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