NOAA Weather Radio
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NOAA WEATHER RADIO
- receive warnings from the National
The National Weather Service continuously broadcasts updated weather warnings and forecasts that can be received by NOAA Weather Radios sold in many
Alternatively you can start a search on the Internet with a phrase
like: 'NOAA Weather Radios' or similiar. You will find online
The average price range is between 20 and 70 US-Dollars, with
peaks of up to 200+ Dollars.
Some manufacturers are:
- Oregon Scientific
The average range is 40 miles, depending on topography.
Your National Weather Service recommends purchasing a radio that has both a battery backup and a tone-alert feature which automatically alerts you when a watch or warning is issued.