Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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NOUS42 KRAH 182243
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
643 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GAP IN NOAA WEATHER RADIO COVERAGE POSSIBLE BY MAY 30...

WXL-42...LOCATED IN GREENSBORO...SERVING NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
AND ADJACENT VIRGINIA COUNTIES ON 162.400 MHZ...MAY HAVE A GAP IN
TRANSMISSION BEGINNING MAY 30. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS
BEEN REQUESTED TO REMOVE ITS EQUIPMENT FROM A SITE ON SAURATOWN
MOUNTAIN. WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO MAINTAIN COVERAGE...HOWEVER...THAT
MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME IF THE EQUIPMENT IS
REMOVED.

IF THE GAP IN COVERAGE OCCURS...SOME POSSIBLE OTHER WAYS TO
RECEIVE NOAA WEATHER RADIO ARE...

WWF-60...LOCATED AT BUCK MOUNTAIN...SERVING THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT
ON 162.425 MHZ...

WXL-58...LOCATED IN CHAPEL HILL...SERVING THE NORTHEAST PIEDMONT
ON 162.550 MHZ...

WNG-597...LOCATED IN ELLERBE...SERVING THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT...
WESTERN SANDHILLS AND NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA ON 162.400
MHZ...AND...

WNG-586...LOCATED IN HENDERSON...SERVING THE NORTHEAST PIEDMONT
AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA ON 162.500 MHZ.

WEATHER INFORMATION WOULD ALSO BE AVAILABLE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAH.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS...YOU CAN CONTACT DARIN FIGURSKEY...NWS
RALEIGH METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...OR NICK PETRO...WARNING
COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST...AT 919 515 8209 DURING NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS.

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DJF



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