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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
342 PM CDT THU JUL 26 2018

...NOAA WEATHER RADIO KJY-63 AT FOREST CITY IS OFF THE AIR...

THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER KJY-63 AT FOREST CITY IOWA IS OFF
THE AIR DUE TO A COMMUNICATIONS OR HARDWARE FAILURE. TECHNICIANS HAVE
BEEN NOTIFIED BUT THERE IS NO ESTIMATED RESTORE TIME.

THE FOREST CITY NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS ON CHANNEL 5...OR A
FREQUENCY OF 162.500 MHZ...AND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN
IOWA...CERRO GORDO...FRANKLIN...HANCOCK...KOSSUTH...WINNEBAGO...
WRIGHT...AND WORTH. FARIBAULT AND FREEBORN COUNTIES IN MINNESOTA ARE
ALSO SERVED BY THIS TRANSMITTER.

NEIGHBORING TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVICE SOME OF THESE COUNTIES INCLUDE
WNG-688 AT RINGSTED BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 4 OR 162.475 MHZ...KXI-
68 AT SAINT ANSGAR BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 3 OR 162.450 MHZ...WNG-
666 AT IOWA FALLS BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 6 OR 162.525 MHZ...WXK-
84 AT FORT DODGE BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR 162.400 MHZ...AND WXK-
40 AT MANKATO MINNESOTA BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR 162.400 MHZ.

WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INTERRUPTION AND WILL HAVE SERVICE RESTORED AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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MJB

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