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7. Severe Weather and Alerts

The best place to find weather warning watches and alerts is at the NOAA SPC.

by Axilla See Profile

SAME and FIPS codes are used to allow only alerts specific your US county to put your radio into certain alert modes.

To find specific alerts codes for your county click HERE

You can also get FIPS codes at the NWS site;

»www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/same.htm#pr ··· #program

You can also get codes by calling 1-888-NWR-SAME (1-888-697-7263) for a voice menu.

by Axilla See Profile
last modified: 2007-06-16 12:47:29

RSS feeds and PDA formatted text are available through the National Weather Service at »www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutrss.shtml and »www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutwap.shtml .

If you want to receive email, cellphone or pager notification, this site may cover your area. It's a free service and requests, but does not insist, on ad supported delivery.


Their privacy policy is available at »www.emergencyemail.org/EMENPriva ··· vacy.htm

Feedback received on this FAQ entry:
  • Why does the emergencyemail.org ask for your zip code and display weather information from a different zip code?

    2010-01-17 13:55:34

by EGeezer See Profile edited by Axilla See Profile
last modified: 2005-10-19 12:05:27

Reuters has an alert site that is updated frequently with weather, climatological, earthquake and other situations. The site also has maps, satellite images and pictures related to the incidents or situations. You can download a desktop tool to receive alerts or subscribe to email notifications on the topics of your choice.


»www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthe ··· ndex.htm

Notification and desktop alert page

»www.alertnet.org/services/alerti ··· lerting/

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by EGeezer See Profile edited by Axilla See Profile
last modified: 2005-10-23 12:35:35