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Special-Needs NOAA Weather Radio
for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals

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Vincent T. Wood
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Norman, Oklahoma

James K. Purpura
National Weather Service
Norman, Oklahoma

1. What is NOAA Weather Radio?

2. What is the special-needs NOAA Weather Radio?

3. What are the weather alerting needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons?

4. What does the special-needs NOAA Weather Radio do in times of inclement weather?

5. Where can you obtain information on the special-needs NOAA Weather Radio?

6. In addition to using the Radio, deaf and hard-of-hearing persons should educate themselves on weather safety. Where can they learn weather safety?


Comments or questions about the Special-Needs NOAA Weather Radio may be sent to Vincent Wood or Jim Purpura.

Last updated on 4 April 2005.