Cobra Keeps you Prepared with New Weather Alert Radio

Posted on May 2, 2014

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Cobra_-CWR200Cobra Electronics Corporation recently announced the general availability of the Cobra CWR 200 Emergency and Weather Alert Radio, an all-purpose weather and emergency preparedness radio that helps users to stay prepared, connected and safe during emergency weather and other emergencies.

As recent severe weather-related disasters have shown, preparedness is key in minimizing danger. The new Cobra CWR 200 is an All-Hazards-Alert portable weather radio with new weather alert features that make it Cobra Electronics’ most advanced all-purpose weather radio to-date. As a NOAA Weather and Emergency Radio, users receive alerts to over 60 emergency related events such as tornados, hurricanes, blizzards, natural disasters, civil emergencies and more. As well, the Cobra CWR200 features Specific Area Messaging Encoding (S.A.M.E), allowing users to filter and receive alerts concerning only their local area.

Cobra’s CWR 200 is a durable, All-Hazards-Alert weather radio that has been designed with ruggedness and harsh conditions in mind. The Cobra CWR 200 helps outdoor recreationists or individuals and families located in highly-active storm locations to stay connected and informed of the environment around them. The Cobra CWR 200 can also be used as a preparation tool for when severe weather strikes. Additional key features include:

• Three Level Alert LED Indicator: Bright LED flashes Red (Warning), Orange (Watch) or Yellow (Advisory) depending on the alert level
• TORNADO MODE Button: Limits or silences all alerts except for tornados and other extreme emergencies
• USB Output and Smartphone Charging: Charges a mobile device using the radios battery power and standard cable
• LED Flashlight: Illuminate your way with the built-in LED flashlight no matter the lighting conditions
• Alarm Clock with Snooze: Helps stay on schedule if other alerting devices fail

The Cobra CWR 200 also includes a number of additional user benefits, including a rubberized grip for traction in slick environments, and an illuminated dot matrix LCD display for ease-of-use when navigating through menus. As well, users receive a set of AA NiMH rechargeable batteries, micro-USB A/C charger, desktop charger and a wrist strap with purchase.

“Since minutes and seconds matter greatly in the event of severe weather and emergency situations, a quick and simple way to stay informed and connected is crucial for safety,” said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. “We worked to provide our customers with a powerful weather alert system that is easy-to-use, portable and affordable; allowing users to stay safe, ready and prepared during severe weather and emergency situations.”

The Cobra CWR 200 is available now at Amazon and Walmart.com as well as Cobra.com for a retail price of $39.95.

Editors Note: Adapted from the Cobra Press Release.

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