Niobrara County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:42 am MDT on April 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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