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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
1120 PM CDT Thu May 11 2017 /1020 PM MDT Thu May 11 2017/

...NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Awareness Day is May 13th...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards is a service provided by the
National Weather Service and is known as the "Voice of the
National Weather Service". It provides continuous broadcasts of
the latest weather information and forecasts from your local
National Weather Service office. NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards
broadcast important forecast and warning information as quick as

With NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, you will always have access to
potentially life-saving emergency information. A special alert tone
can be activated that triggers an alerting feature on specifically
equipped receivers. In the simplest case, this signal activates
audible or visual alarms indicating that an emergency condition
exist within the broadcast area of the station. In the most
sophisticated alerting system, receivers equipped with Specific Area
Message Encoding (SAME) technology allow listeners to choose a
specific county and what events their radio will sound an alarm for
when official NWS watches and warnings are issued.

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards broadcast watches, warnings
statements and weather information for all types of hazards, both
natural and technological. Working with other Federal and local
agencies, NOAA Weather Radio is an "all hazards" radio network.
This makes NOAA Weather RAdio All Hazards the single source for
the most comprehensive weather and emergency information available
to the public.


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