Weather And Disasters
Tue May 13, 2014
Introducing The Florida Public Radio Emergency Network
WLRN has joined forces with Florida’s public radio stations statewide to form the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) to communicate emergency information through a seamless system of free over-the-air FM radio as well as multiple mobile applications. The FM radio system is still the single best and most reliable delivery method.
WLRN is stronger than ever in both infrastructure and staffing and equipped to stay on the air even during times of massive power outages in order to deliver important information to you before, during and after an emergency.
In the event of a weather incident, we will continue to provide recovery information for as long as necessary. Working in partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management and our local Emergency Operations Centers, you can be assured of having access to the most up to date information.
When you are at home, WLRN is your best source for information. If you are traveling throughout the state, you can still get the same important information from any of the other FPREN stations. In the event of evacuations, signage on the state’s interstate highways indicates the exact frequency of the public radio station in each area. Additionally, mobile devices are able to obtain local information from any of the FPREN stations at any time.
During times of emergency, 91.3FM and WLRN.org will have all of the information you need in one place. Remember to keep a battery or crank-up radio at your side and check our web site for tips, updates, and recovery information.