|Public Information Statement|
... NOAA Weather Radio promotion and programming Saturday at Platte River mall...
Saturday is Nebraska's first annual NOAA Weather Radio all hazards
awareness day. The staff at the National Weather Service forecast
office in North Platte... Nebraska will be at the Platte River mall
in North Platte to promote and program weather receivers. We will
again partner with knop television and the local radio shack... so
visit our Booth from 11 am to 3 PM CDT on Saturday.
The goal of the weather radio Campaign is to make all hazard
weather radios as common and necessary as smoke detectors in the
home... workplaces and classrooms. The radios are personal all
hazard warning systems. They help protect lives and property with
a warning alarm feature that activates for life-threatening events
such as tornadoes... blizzards and hazardous materials releases. A
weather radio receiver is an essential part of any severe weather
To help meet this goal... Midland radio corporation has donated
three weather radio receivers that will be given away during the
Campaign. To Register to win... visit our Booth at the Platte River
mall this Saturday.
To learn more about NOAA Weather Radio all hazards visit our web
Page at www.NWS.NOAA.Gov/NWR.