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Stay Safe with a Weather Radio

April 23, 2013
Weather radios will warn your family of severe summer storms.

Weather radios will warn your family of severe summer storms.

Midwest weather swings from one extreme to the other. Severe weather exists in the form of freezing cold and snow, to thunderstorms, tornadoes, and other summer conditions. A weather radio keeps you updated and safe. There’s nothing more family friendly than that.

You may not always notice when disaster is about to strike. An Emergency Alert Weather Radio will alert you to warnings and watches in your area. This is a critical feature for when you may not be tuned into your television, like at night when sleeping. will be selling Emergency Alert Weather Radios for the discounted price of $29.99, a savings of $20. They come with several features:

  • Alert Feature: Radio automatically activates to warn of pending danger from weather or civil emergencies.
  • 7 NOAA Channels: List to the latest weather forecast with the touch of a button, directly from the National Weather Service.
  • S.A.M.E. Reception: Localize reception for only the alerts you want to hear. Select your county only or multiple counties in your area.
  • Time and Alarm clock: Multi-function and large backlit display make it ideal for any room in the house.
  • User Selectable Warning System: Select from voice or siren alerts.
  • 90 Decibel Alert Siren: Loud enough to be heard from any room in the house or to awaken the soundest of sleepers.
  • LED Alert Level Indicators: 3 lights indicate the alert level (Watch, Warning, or Advisory) and remain on for the duration of the alert.
  • Emergency Battery Back-up: The monitor will stay on even during a power outage. Use 4 AA batteries (not included – separate item number 32727) for emergency back-up.

Does your family have an emergency plan? This checklist is a great way to get started.

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