WR400 Deluxe NOAA Weather Radio

The WR400 Deluxe NOAA Weather Radio uses digital S.A.M.E. technology to lock into your county’s warning system, giving you instant weather updates from the National Weather Service. The USB output allows you to charge devices directly from the radio. Program up to 25 counties with 80 different emergency alerts.  The WR400 is Midland’s most advanced emergency weather alert radio.

WR400 Selectable Alert Reference Chart

Weather Radio Support

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S.A.M.E. Digital Technology

Program up to 25 different counties/provinces

Customized alerts

85 dB siren

Emergency power backup (requires 4 AA batteries, not included)

Instant info from the National Weather Service


What's in the box

  • WR400 Emergency Alert Weather Radio
  • AC Power Adapter
  • Owner's Manual


Product Support


Deluxe NOAA Weather Radio is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best one yet!!! This is an amazing radio. Midland's best product yet!!! I have had this radio for about 2 months now. The reception is amazing. I can get a transmitter that is nearly about 100 miles. And I live in a very industrial town. This is top quality yet. And I have one good or bad thing that anyone would like. The alarm clock buzzer. It is the loudest buzzer I have ever heard. I woke up thinking there was a TOR issued. Anyways, Top quality, and TRULY AMAZING.
Date published: 2017-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As a collector of NOAA Weather Radios. I can say that this is one of the best weather radios in my collection. However, I’m giving it technically 4.5 stars mainly because the add alerts function does not exist on this radio and the fact that the very loud siren cannot be turned down (except with some clear tape which put it down to an acceptable volume). Aside from those things, this was well worth the money, and it includes all the features from the previous Midland Radios plus new ones such as the USB charging, backlight adjustment, unique mini-USB AC adapter, reception meter, and many more! We’ve had two days straight of severe weather and this radio has received all alerts even in touch-and-go reception from using distant transmitters. This radio is a perfect gift to yourself, a friend, or a family member for warnings of severe weather!
Date published: 2017-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only minor issues I have had this product for over a week an I am very pleased with it. The only two incidences of problems I’ve noticed is that when setting up the radio, it glitched out for some reason and I had to take out the batteries and reset it. It is unknown to me what caused the glitch but is presumed to be the overloading of some of the inputs. I have not had this glitch since then. There is also the problem that whenever I plug the phone in with the radio turn on, I hear more static and I have to remove it in order to get clearer audio. Other than that, I have no other problems with it. The reception is excellent. The alarm feature works so nicely that I have decided to use it in place of my cell phone. I am very happy with this product.
Date published: 2019-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Multi Purpose Weather Radio I have several Midland Weather Radios at home already and ordered a new one (Midland Radio - Deluxe NOAA Weather Radio) to take on the road while working out of state across the USA. I really like the backlight screen, as it serves as a nightlight in bedroom too. Used the Alarm Clock for first time this morning and set it to come on to hear the news on an AM Radio Station. Thanks for a Great Product!
Date published: 2018-09-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great with a large fault Antenna bends FAR too easy like aluminum foil but great reception.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unsurpassible Dear Midland; The WR400 Weather Alert Radio has excellent reception and expansive programmability - the power to pull in distant service areas and maintains clarity of sound in both modes of operation, plug in and portable. I appreciate its alarm feature as well as its technical attractiveness.
Date published: 2018-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good unit Happy with features and reception. replaces older unit that didn’t receive signal
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set up Controls are easy to use and understand. The alarm is loud and can be heard threw out my house.
Date published: 2018-10-13
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I noticed this says 85dB Alert sound. Is there a way to control the volume?

Asked by: Muiscmom
Negative, in order to be certified as a Public Safety Alert device weather radios must have an alert level around 80dB. If the radio is too loud for you, we suggest a few things; place the radio into 'Display Mode' which will scroll alert text on the display and no audible alert siren will be heard, or move the radio further away from your bed. If this is not satisfactory, our WR300 series radio does have two alert volume levels but it is an older model and not nearly as easy to set up as the WR400 (newest in the home weather alert line).
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-05-30

Should the alarm sound on the weekly test ?? I got the display saying it received the test . BUT the alarm never sounded.

Asked by: 5407
That is a setting you would need to turn on - they are listed in your selectable alerts under "Required Monthly Test Advisory" or "Required Weekly Test Advisory". Both are set to "off" when they come to the customer so if you would like to read the alert and hear it, just change either or both to "on" when you go through the selectable events.
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-04-24

What is the type of external antenna connector (what type connector is needed to mate with the radio) and what is the correct impedance for the external antenna and coax.

Asked by: Bill71
Connector type: RCA Impedance: 50 ohm
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2018-10-15

How bad does a weather situation have to be before an alert message is issued? We have frequent thunderstorms, and today Accuweather issued weather advisories (received on phone) for a severe thunderstorm with possible hail. But, no alert on radio.

Asked by: Starlinerl
A few things come to mind here, the first of which is a quick note that this radio functions to receive messages from the National Weather Service (NWS). It is not the source of the alerts, just the receiver. The NWS send the alerts out and the radios pick them up but they must be programmed using S.A.M.E location. You should be receiving a weekly test, and if you have not, you will need to reprogram your radio. The easiest way to do that would be to give us a call. We program these radios multiple times a day! We can be reached Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm CST at 816-241-8500. We will get you up and running!
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-07-27

If I originally set several counties to be alerted for, how do I set some of them back to empty?

Asked by: Christine
Hey Christine, just give us a call and we can walk you through that process! We can be reached at 816-241-8500 between 8:00am - 4:30pm CST Monday - Friday!
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-05-28

Where can I get a list of warnings I can disable on this radio? I really only want a tornado warning alert in my area. Is that possible with this radio?

Asked by: gigm99
Hello there, The list can be found in the manual that was included in the box, but we also have that manual here on the website for your convenience. Please go to the following link and also note that there are alerts preprogrammed into the radio that will not be able to be turned off, as a function of the radio. Those will be notated with an asterisk! https://midlandusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/WR400-Owners-Manual-7_27_2015_Rev1.pdf MidlandUSA
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2018-05-30

I am a bit confused... If I edit an event and turn that specific event "off"...does that mean if that event is received it will show up on the display but simply not provide an alert tone? Or does the radio completely ignore events I have edited to "off"?

Asked by: SamF
Hello Sam, If you set an event to off, you will not receive those alerts at all. Additionally, this radio is able to store 10 different alerts in it's memory and 28 alerts are set to on by default and cannot be disabled. MidlandUSA
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2018-04-03

When in alert mode display, an advisory message came across but did not state what the advisory was for. Please advise

Asked by: Spinnaker84
Hello there, yes that is typical in display mode. The alert that was displayed would have been for the area you have the radio programmed for. If you keep the radio on audible alert, it will tell you where the advisory pertains to!
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2018-03-28
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