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  • Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test

    Bureau County Skywarn - News
    Additional information and material from FEMA regarding the Nationwide EAS Test Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test Introduction Nationwide EAS Test Frequently Asked Questions ...
  • FCC, FEMA, NOAA to Conduct First Nationwide Test of Emergency Alert System

    Bureau County Skywarn - News
    The FCC, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) at 2 PM EST (1900 UTC) Wednesday, Novem...
  • 2011 Bureau/Putnam County Disaster Drill

    Bureau County Skywarn - News
    Disaster drill is Saturday April 30, 2011 The Bureau and Putnam County annual emergency preparedness exercise will be held starting at 8 a.m. April 30 in the village of Malden. This exercise is an education and training program involving teamwork from ...
  • The Blizzard Is Over But Many People Are Still Snowed-In

    Bureau County Skywarn - News
    Day 2 after the blizzard of 2011 many people remain snowed-in. Due to the extreme amount of snow that has accumulated from falling and drifting snow, many people are still trying to dig out their driveways as well as paths to and from their homes to the s...

Bureau County Emergency Services and Disaster Administration (ESDA)
158.8350 MHz VHF Spotter Activation & Status Code Announcements

Bureau County EMA Severe Weather Net
146.9550 MHz VHF (repeater / primary)   /   146.595 MHz VHF (simplex / backup)

Red Covered Bridge Amateur Radio Club (RCBARC)
146.9550 MHz VHF (primary) | 444.1500 MHz UHF

Whenever Bureau County EMA has not been activated during a weather event, tune your radio or scanner to
La Salle County Starved Rock Radio Club 147.1200 Mhz which is always active during threatening & severe weather
and will often dispatch mobile spotters to Bureau/Putnam County's to report current conditions.

WXSpots is a free, Internet based system designed to quickly disseminate observed reports of severe weather to all connected users.