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United Sates: Wireless Emergency Alerts continue to save lives; and we are hearing about it

21 Mar 2017, NOAA, United States of America - gov

The National Weather Service is currently working to add alert notifications for high-end Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, marked by very large hail and/or dangerously high wind speeds. These alerts would provide greater specificity to already existing severe weather products, like Tornado and Flash Flood Warnings.



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