You’ve probably heard about our weather radio promotion over the last few weeks. If you didn’t already have a weather radio in your home, hopefully you have had a chance to get one.
We have had a lot of bad weather in our area over the past few weeks. A weather radio is an essential tool in alerting you to severe weather warnings. Every home should have a weather radio, since you’re not always watching TV, and the weather radio will alert you when severe weather is occurring in your area, and even help to wake you up when that warning comes in the middle of the night.
The radios are pretty easy to program. Instructions are included in the box. You will just need to tune it to the channel that comes in the best, and then program in the counties you want to be warned for. Those county codes are listed here.
Midland Radio, the manufacturer of these radios, also has a training video on their website. To watch that video, click here.
If you need assistance programming your radio, we have 3 programming days coming up. Representatives from the National Weather Service, and county Emergency Managers along with volunteers from Skywarn, RACES, and amateur radio groups will be on hand to help. Any weather radio can be brought in for programming.
The remaining dates and locations are as follows:
June 26 Mishawaka, IN 7 AM to 12 PM
Martin's Supermarket, 314 N. Ironwood Dr.
June 26 Plymouth, IN 9 AM to 1 PM
Martin's Supermarket, 865 E. Jefferson
Catch us live during Newscenter16 Saturday morning from 7AM to 10AM at the Mishawaka location.