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000 NOUS42 KRAH 182243 PNSRAH NCZ021>023-038-039-191045- 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. $$ DJF

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