Newscenter 17 has partnered with Midland Radio Corporation in offering NOAA Weather Alert Monitors. These monitors will be available for sale beginning March 1st at Schnuck stores in Springfield, Champaign and Savoy and Kroger stores in Decatur, Lincoln, Nokomis, Taylorville and Paris. They are being sold for $29.99.
These NOAA Weather Alert Monitors can be programmed for up to 25 counties and provide advisories, watches and warnings for emergency announcements.
These monitors are a safety supplement to the outdoor warning sirens in keeping families safe across Central Illinois.
Click here for a list of county codes to program your Weather Alert Monitor.