Coastal Miami Dade County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:55 am EDT on August 27, 2014

...Hazcollect non-weather emergency message demonstration...

A practice demonstration non-weather emergency message was conducted this morning for distribution by the Florida division of emergency management. The purpose of this practice message was to demonstrate the capability of distributing public emergency messages using interoperable systems in the State of Florida...the National Weather Service /NWS/ and the U.S. Department of Homeland security.

The results of this test will be evaluated. In the event the test will be repeated at a future date, a public information statement will be issued in advance to announce the testing date and time.

If you have any questions...please contact:

Robert Molleda warning coordination meteorologist National Weather Service office Miami FL 305-229-4522 x223 Robert.Molleda@noaa.Gov