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 The Emergency Alert System (EAS)

The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a method to notify the public. Selected radio and television stations throughout your county or area serve as EAS stations. Emergency officials can activate the system to relay warnings and vital information to the public about what emergency actions to take.

Emergency information will be repeated over these stations until the “all clear” message has been given. The EAS will explain the emergency response level and will tell you what you should do (shelter in place, evacuate, etc.)

The Emergency Alert System can address the entire nation on short notice in case of a serious threat or national emergency. Emergency Alert Stations in West Virginia include:

 Station

Phone

Counties 

 WVAF – FM 99.9  304-342-8131  Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha, Putnam, Roane
 WRVC – AM 930  304-523-8401  Cabell, Lincoln, Mason, Wayne
 WJLS – AM 560  304-253-7311  Fayette, Raleigh, Summers, Wyoming
 WCWV – FM 92.9  304-872-5202  Braxton, Nicholas, Webster
 WHAJ – FM 104.5  304-327-7114  McDowell, Mercer
 WRON – FM 97.7  304-645-1400  Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas
 WVOW – AM 1290  304-752-5080  Logan, Mingo
 WXIL – FM 95  304-485-4565  Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Wood
 WWLW – FM 106.5  304-623-6546  Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Taylor, Upshur
 WVAQ – 101.9  304-296-0029  Marion, Monongalia, Preston
 WDNE – FM 98.9  304-636-1300  Randolph, Pendleton, Tucker
 WWVA – AM 1170  304-233-1170  Brooke, Hancock, Ohio, Marshall, Tyler, Wetzel
 WQZK – FM 94.1  304-759-1005  Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral
 WEPM – AM 1340  304-263-8868  Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan


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