Ways to Stay Informed

Have 2+ Ways to Stay Informed of Weather Conditions:

  • Local radio and TV stations
  • Cable television channels (i.e.The Weather Channel) can provide up-to-date radar forecasts
  • Internet – many options. i.e. -The National Weather Service Web site provides local weather forecasts, current warnings and radar images
  • Subscribe to notification services that deliver e-mail and text messages for local warnings & watches
  • Purchase NOAA Weather Radio, with Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) that can be programmed to deliver warnings for only your area
  • Consider taking NWS Storm Spotter classes



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