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Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
604 AM CDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...SELMA NOAA WEATHER RADIO SERVICE IS DEGRADED...

THE SELMA NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER...BROADCASTING ON A
FREQUENCY OF 162.450 MHZ...MAY HAVE DEGRADED SERVICE IN SOME
LOCATIONS.

THE BROADCAST SIGNAL STRENGTH FROM THE SELMA TRANSMITTER IS
CURRENTLY IN A DECREASED STATE. THEREFORE SOME LOCATIONS MAY
EXPERIENCE A DEGRADATION OF SERVICE FROM THE TRANSMITTER.

WE ARE WORKING WITH TECHNICIANS TO GET IT RESTORED TO FULL POWER
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. HOWEVER IT MAY NOT BE UNTIL MONDAY...OR
POSSIBLY LATER...BEFORE THE REPAIRS CAN BE MADE. IN THE
MEANTIME...PLEASE TUNE TO LOCAL MEDIA AND COMMERCIAL RADIO FOR
THE LATEST SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION. BACKUP NOAA WEATHER RADIO
TRANSMITTERS ARE:

DEMOPOLIS...BROADCASTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.475 MHZ...
MONTGOMERY...BROADCASTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.400 MHZ...AND
GREENVILLE...BROADCASTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.425 MHZ.

KEEP IN MIND THAT NOT ALL BACKUP TRANSMITTERS WILL TONE FOR YOUR
SPECIFIC COUNTY...SO PLEASE STAY WEATHER AWARE DURING THE OUTAGE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS
OUTAGE MAY CAUSE.

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