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Program Your Weather Radio for Your County

You can customize your weather radio to receive alerts specific to your county.

The code for Peach County is: 013225.

WMAZ has teamed up with Kroger to make NOAA weather radios available for $29.99. 

You can purchase a NOAA weather radio in customer service. These radios give you the ability to pick up severe weather watches and warnings for your counties or numerous counties in the area. Each county has a SAME code, which needs to be programmed into your radio. 

 

Program Your Weather Radio for Your County

You can customize your weather radio to receive alerts specific to your county.

The code for Crawford County is: 013079.

WMAZ has teamed up with Kroger to make NOAA weather radios available for $29.99.

 

The Ring Around the Sun: Explained.

The Ring Around the Sun: Explained.

Many of you may see a prominent ring or "halo" around the sun today.

According to astronomers, these halos are caused by ice crystals in the cirrus clouds high up in the atmosphere.

Do be careful if you are trying to view this phenomenon in the sky because even the shortest exposure to sunlight directly into your eyes could cause permanent eye damage.

Crawford Co. Tests Siren System

Crawford County is still scheduled to test the Early Warning Siren system at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

That is according to a Crawford County Emergency Management Agency news release.

Crawford Completes Early Warning Sirens

The automated activation system installation for the Early Warning Sirens (EWS) has been completed.

This means that Crawford County can monitor the National Weather System for tornado warnings and will activate Crawford County's EWS sirens when warnings are received, a Crawford County Emergency Management Agency news release says.

The completion of the system's installation corresponds with Governor Deal's proclamation of this week as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia.

The EWS System will be fully tested on Wednesday, February 9 at 1:30 p.m.

All sirens will sound for 3 minutes. The school system plans to activate their Tornado Drill plan, in conjunction with Wednesday marked as Statewide Tornado Drill Day.

Peach County Schools Will Open Wednesday

Peach County schools will be back in session Wednesday, January 12, 2011.