Tornado warnings and other emergency alerts coming to your mobile phone next year

When Black Friday struck Edmonton on July 31, 1987, cell phones were the size of a brick and only made calls. Today, we can slip a mobile phone in our pocket and it is our lifeline to the world. 472 more words


Emergency Alerting – A Case Study

Two days ago, much of the northeast was subject to a powerful storm front, which brought high winds, torrential rains, lightning, and several yet to be confirmed tornadoes.  453 more words

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Sign Up for Emergency Alerts Via Phone, Text, Email and App

A new, more robust community notification system is being rolled out to Hamilton residents and businesses this week.

Police Chief Russell Stevens told the Board of Selectmen this week that the town has licensed the CodeRED Community Notification System to help disseminate important or critical information to residents and businesses in town. 263 more words

Breaking: Cause of weather alert failure during snowstorm found

Update 2:25 p.m.: Monday’s failure of the National Weather Service’s alert system during the strong storm in the Northeast was caused by a problem with its Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System, or AWIPS. 732 more words


President Trump Text Messages | BGR

If you take a moment to read this article, from BGR (source link below), you will find that the text messaging system they are referring to is the WEA System (Wireless Emergency Alerts), where only three types of alerts are permitted: 20 more words

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