Public Information Statement
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
942 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...2014 SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK FOR WYOMING...

TODAY IS WEDNESDAY AND MARKS THE THIRD DAY OF SEVERE WEATHER
AWARENESS WEEK FOR THE STATE OF WYOMING...WHICH CONTINUES THROUGH
FRIDAY...APRIL 25TH.

SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK PROVIDES THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
AN OPPORTUNITY TO TEST COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND TO GET
POTENTIALLY LIFESAVING INFORMATION OUT TO THE PUBLIC.

THE TOPIC FOR TODAY IS WEATHER INFORMATION SOURCES.

ALL HAZARDS NOAA WEATHER RADIO DISCUSSED ON TUESDAY...BROADCASTS
CONTINUOUS WEATHER INFORMATION 24 HOURS A DAY...7 DAYS A WEEK.
DURING SEVERE WEATHER...SUCH AS DURING A TORNADO OR FLASH FLOOD
EVENT...THE NORMAL BROADCAST OF NOAA WEATHER RADIO WILL BE
INTERRUPTED BY A TONE ALERT...FOLLOWED BY CRITICAL LIFE SAVING
INFORMATION.

TELEVISION AND RADIO STATIONS DO A VERY GOOD JOB OF PROVIDING
SEVERE WEATHER COVERAGE. THEY PROVIDE VALUABLE INFORMATION
INCLUDING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WATCHES AND WARNINGS. IN
ADDITION...MANY BROADCAST STATIONS PARTICIPATE IN THE EMERGENCY
ALERT SYSTEM (EAS) WHICH ASSURES WARNING TRANSMISSION WHEN RADIO
STATIONS ARE IN AUTOMATIC MODE.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS WEATHER WEB SITES THAT SUPPLY WEATHER
INFORMATION. ALL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOME PAGES PROVIDE REAL-
TIME RADAR DATA...UPDATED WEATHER AND RIVER FORECASTS AND
INFORMATION ABOUT WEATHER SERVICE PROGRAMS SUCH AS PREPAREDNESS.

ALSO GET WARNINGS AND OTHER WEATHER INFORMATION FROM YOUR WIRELESS
DEVICES AT:

MOBILE.WEATHER.GOV FOR HTTP ENABLED WIRELESS DEVICES

CELL.WEATHER.GOV FOR WAP ENABLED WIRELESS DEVICES

ROB COX
SCIENCE AND OPERATIONS OFFICER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
CHEYENNE WY
WEATHER.GOV/CHEYENNE

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