WHNT News 19 Hosts Weather Radio Programming Events April 19

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TENNESSEE VALLEY, (WHNT) – Today (Friday April 19), WHNT News 19 and local Emergency Management Agencies will conduct live events at three locations to program weather radios.

Come out to one of three locations between 12 and 7 p.m. and buy a NOAA weather radio and get it programmed on-site for free. If you already have a NOAA weather radio and need it updated, come by as well.

WHNT News 19 meteorologists, anchors and reporters will be on-site to meet with the public.  Come see us at one of these locations:

Walmart
13675 Highway 43
Russellville, AL
(256) 332-7382

Walmart
1450 N. Brindlee Mountain Parkway
Arab, AL
(256) 586-8168

Walmart
Hampton Cove, AL
(256) 534-4140

If you aren’t able to make it to one of the events, we’ve posted this instructional video that shows you how to program a NOAA weather radio, step by step.

Helpful emergency tips

You should have an emergency plan for your home or business so that you will be ready when severe weather approaches.  Practice ahead of time so others will know exactly what to do.  It’s also smart to create an emergency kit so you will have important supplies on hand.

Do you have a safe place to go if severe weather comes to your area?  Here is a list of tornado shelters in north Alabama. Find the one closest to you so you’ll know where to go ahead of time.

WHNT News 19 has several apps for your smart phone and tablet that will help you stay updated on weather and news in an emergency.  Here are other helpful survival apps and weather technology.