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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 live-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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