BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Do you own a NOAA weather radio? If so, you want to make sure it's correctly programmed ahead of potential severe weather.
J-P Dice filmed a six-minute tutorial on how to program your NOAA weather radio. Click this link to watch it on YouTube: http://youtu.be/LnH4WGk4tz8
To program your weather radio, you will need your county's SAME code and the frequency for the transmitter you're closest to. You can find that information here on the NWS website: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/coverage/ccov.php?State=AL
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You can get severe weather updates, including live severe weather coverage from the WBRC First Alert Weather team, on the following Clear Channel radio stations in west and central Alabama:
Tuscaloosa: 94.1 ZBQ, 98.1 TXT, News Radio 105.9, and WACT 1420 AM
Birmingham: Magic 96.5, 102.5 The Bull, 103.7 The Q, & News Radio 105.5 WERC, 103.1 The Vulcan, 105 Five Hallelujah FM, ALT 94 Nine, B 106 Five, 104 One The Beat
Gadsden: WAAX 570 AM, Z 93.1 WGMZ