Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1055 PM EDT THU AUG 13 2015

...MAMIE NWR TRANSMITTER WWH-26 WILL LIKELY BE OFF THE AIR THROUGH
THE WEEKEND...

THE MAMIE NOAA WEATHER TRANSMITTER WWH-26 WILL BE CONTINUE TO BE OUT
OF SERVICE FOR SEVERAL DAYS DUE TO AN ANTENNA ISSUE. THE LATEST
INFORMATION IS THAT IT WILL LIKELY BE OFF THE AIR THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

THE MAMIE TRANSMITTER OPERATES ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.425
MHZ. IT COVERS THE COUNTIES OF
DARE...TYRRELL...CURRITUCK...CAMDEN...AND PASQUOTANK IN NORTH
CAROLINA. NOAA WEATHER RADIO LISTENERS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD
ATTEMPT TO TUNE TO OTHER NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS...INCLUDING
CAPE HATTERAS KIG-77 WHICH OPERATES ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.475
MHZ...WINDSOR WNG-537 WHICH OPERATES ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.525
MHZ...OR DRIVER KHB-37 WHICH OPERATES ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.550
MHZ.

LISTENERS IN THE AREAS AFFECTED BY THIS OUTAGE ARE ALSO
ENCOURAGED TO LISTEN TO THEIR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR UPDATES ON
THREATENING WEATHER OR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITES,
FACEBOOK, OR TWITTER ACCOUNTS. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY WEBSITE IS AVAILABLE AT WEATHER.GOV/MHX. THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VIRGINIA WEBSITE IS
AVAILABLE AT WEATHER.GOV/AKQ.

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