Wireless Technology

Emergency Alert System
4:50 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Mobile Emergency Alert Capability Coming To Cell Phone

Emergency managers and National Weather Service forecasters can now issue warnings and alerts by text message.
Alex Ragone Northwest News

Emergency managers and National Weather Service forecasters have a new way to alert you to imminent danger. They've teamed up with all of the Northwest's major cellular providers on a system to broadcast emergency alerts to mobile devices. You don't need to sign up for anything; it's automatic.

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