The 6-digit Federal Information Processing System (FIPS) code
established by the National Weather Service (NWS) identifies
geographic areas in the United States. Programming FIPS codes are
necessary to receive SAME alerts about weather occurring in a
particular area. To obtain the FIPS code for a particular area contact the
NWS toll free at 1-888-NWR-SAME (1-888-697-7263).
Or visit their website: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/indexnw.htm.
A list of event codes are located on page 58.
To set FIPS code
Press SELECT at
Press SELECT. The FIPS menu
appears. Use CH ▲ and ▼ to select the
, see page 30).
using CH ▲ and ▼.