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  • Special Weather Statement for Essex County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued April 30 at 1:15PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 1:15 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
  • THE 2015 NEW YORK STATEWIDE COMMUNICATIONS DRILL HAS BEGUN.
    THIS IS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING.
    AS PART OF THIS DRILL...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES
    SERVING NEW YORK STATE...IN COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK
    STATE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS HAS ISSUED A TEST OF THE NOAA WEATHER
    RADIO ALL HAZARDS.
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BULRINGTON VERMONT ISSUED
    A REQUIRED WEEKLY TEST...RWT...EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM EVENT CODE
    TODAY...APRIL 30TH AT 115 PM EDT. THIS TEST MESSAGE WAS CALLED
    BTV1.
    REPEAT...THIS IS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER
    OCCURRING.
    THIS TEST INCLUDED THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TONE ALERT TO BE
    ACTIVATED FOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTERS WITH BROADCAST
    COVERAGE INTO CLINTON..ESSEX...FRANKLIN AND SAINT LAWRENCE
    COUNTIES IN NEW YORK.
    THESE TRANSMITTERS INCLUDE:
    MOUNT MANSFIELD VERMONT...KIG60...BROADCASTING AT 16.400 MHZ...
    PARISHVILLE NEW YORK...KBS508...BROADCASTING AT 16.525 MHZ AND
    CASTLETON VERMONT...WNG671...BROADCASTING AT 16.550 MHZ.
    THE CORRESPONDING SAME (FIP) CODES FOR THESE COUNTIES ARE:
    CLINTON COUNTY: 36019
    ESSEX COUNTY: 36031
    FRANKLIN COUNTY: 36033
    SAINT LAWRENCE COUNTY: 36089
    THIS IS A TEST COMMUNICATIONS DRILL MESSAGE...BTV1. THERE IS
    NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING.
    LOCAL...STATE GOVERNMENT...SCHOOLS...BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS
    IN NEW YORK STATE SHOULD REVIEW THEIR TORNADO AND SEVERE
    WEATHER SAFETY PLANS AT THIS TIME.
    REPEATING...THIS DRILL IS IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS/
    PREPAREDNESS WEEK IN NEW YORK STATE.
    THIS WAS A TEST...THERE IS NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER OCCURRING AT
    THIS TIME.