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Weather radios are an amazing tool that will heed warnings once they are issued in your area! Weather radios will broadcast any issued advisories, watches, or warnings for your location immediately when they are issued. Weather radios can also provide you light and a way to charge your mobile devices!
Here on North Texas Weather Center, we are asked A LOT on what a good, reliable, and cost-effective weather radio is! We have a couple of weather radios that we can recommend below!
1) Midland NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio - $29.99
The Midland NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio is a no brainer for small budgets. This weather radio offers over 60 different types of alerts to be displayed. The radio will broadcast any thunderstorm, flood, and tornado watches and warnings. It has a voice to alert you as well! It has flashing LED lights when either a watch or warning is issued. It also has a trilingual display for those who speak other languages! This radio also have an alarm clock for those who want it to have more than one purpose! Lastly, the radio is quite small, only 6 inches by 5 inches, ensuring that it is easy to store when you are not using it!
The radio is currently on sale on Amazon for only $29.99 (typically $39.99). Click this link to purchase it: https://amzn.to/3Oye1CD
2) Midland Deluxe NOAA Emergency Alert Weather Radio - $69.99
This weather radio is over double the price from the first weather radio presented above, however, it has a lot more features!
The radio is currently out of stock as of when I'm posting this blog, however, this is an amazing radio for several reasons.
- 80+ Emergency Alerts
- Program your radio for up to 25 counties!
- Light-weight, only 1/2 pound!
- Slightly larger than radio listed above, at 7 inches by 5 inches.
- Includes FM & AM Radio
- Has an alarm clock built-in
- Emergency Power Backup for when power outages occur
- Customizable Ways to receive alerts from the radio
- High quality radio than most on the market
- Includes USB Charger Port
Overall, this radio has many more features and is higher quality. If you are looking for a more expensive option that offers more, this is the radio for you! You can purchase this radio with the link below: https://amzn.to/3KdigAc
If you have any questions about these products, feel free to message NTXWC on Facebook! The weather radios listed above are not advertised by NTXWC. This is an informative blog post.
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