CF Johnson elementary school principal, Bill Tomic (right), receives the prestigious Mark Trail award for
using NOAA All Hazards radio to protect students during a severe weather event that struck Johnson City, NY
on June 6, 2005.
The Binghamton Weather Service office provides weather forecast
and warning broadcasts for 13 NOAA All-Hazard Radio transmitters across central New York and
northeast Pennsylvania. Please browse the links provided on this web site for more information.
If you have any questions or comments about the local NWR program, please contact David Nicosia
via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or by
phone at 607-729-1597 x 223.
NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations
broadcasting continuous weather information direct from a nearby
National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts National Weather
Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24
hours a day. Working with the Federal Communication Commission's
FCC) Emergency Alert System, NWR is an "all hazards" radio network,
making it your single source for comprehensive weather and local emergency
information. NWR also broadcasts warning and post-event information
for all types of hazards--both natural (such as earthquakes and
volcano activity)and environmental (such as chemical releases or
Known as the "Voice of the National Weather Service," NWR is
provided as a public service by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA), part of the Department of Commerce. NWR includes
1000 transmitters, covering all 50 states, adjacent coastal
waters, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific
Territories. NWR broadcasts on the Very High Frequency (VHF) band and
requires a special radio receiver or scanner capable of picking up the signal.
Receivers can be bought at many department, or electronic specialty stores.