September Is Weather Radio Awareness Month in Washington

 Awareness Month Activities include: 
  • Governor Gregoires Proclamation of Weather Radio Awareness Month.
  • Web Site information with consumer incentives on weather radios – www.emd.wa.gov/
  • Consumer incentives on weather radios from manufacturers and vendors.
  • Heightened awareness for schools and the emergency preparedness community.
  • Coastal Tsunami Warning Communications Test and Statewide Earthquake Drill on Sept 24 at about 1015 AM using EAS via Weather Radio.
  • Dedication of new Upper Cowlitz River Basin Weather Radio station on Sept 24.
  • Booths at the Puyallup Fair, Spokane Co Interstate Fair, Columbia River Watershed Festival, Thurston Co Disaster Fair, Renton Disaster Fair and many other outreach events.
  • Local retailers with weather radios – Fred Meyer, Radio Shack, Joes, REI, Walgreens, Cabela’s