Have you ever received a weather alert on your phone? It may have been a Wireless Emergency Alert! This is a free service on most modern phones, and while you can disable the weather alerts, we strongly recommend leaving them on! #mnwx #wiwx
BLUE ALERT: Emergency WA has issued a BLUE ALERT for Coral Bay to Lancelin in the Midwest-Gascoyne and Perth Metropolitan due to Tropical Cyclone Seroja. Although there is no immediate danger, you need to start preparing for dangerous weather and keep up to date. #9News
🚧⚠️Flood Awareness Week: Ever wondered why your mobile phone was buzzing with weather warnings? These wireless emergency alerts save lives! If a Flash Flood Warning is issued for the area where you are located, you will get an alert. Don't be a statistic!
#BREAKING : An emergency alert has been issued for residents north o #Pimpama , with rising floodwaters putting homes at risk of going under. @lcalcutt begins our live coverage of the state's wet weather #9News
📱 Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) alert your phone if you are located in a Tornado Warning. 🤔 Did you disable this feature on your phone? With severe weather likely today, consider re-enabling it. (graphic via @NWSNorman ) ➡️ Ensure your phone is not in "Do Not Disturb" mode.
The drill will be broadcast on NOAA Weather Radio and the Emergency Alert System via the Required Monthly Test. This is *not* an actual tornado warning -- it's a day for your school, organization, etc. to practice tornado safety drills.
There has been confusion this morning with our test of the tornado warning system as part of the tornado drill. There was a malfunction between the NWS & the Weather Emergency Alert (WEA) system. The test warning should have not activated WEA. We apologize for the inconvenience.
A large black cloud darkened the sky in Kansas City, Missouri, as the National Weather Service issued a tornado emergency alert in the area. The tornado covered 25 miles and the airport was evacuated.
Now that millions are familiar with the Wireless Emergency Presidential Alert, do you know which National Weather Service warnings are sent through WEA? Hint: Flash Flood, Tornado, and Hurricane Warnings are on the list.
Due to severe weather across much of the East Coast and ongoing response efforts, the national emergency alert test has been postponed to the backup date of Oct. 3, 2018 at 2:18 PM EDT. If you have questions about the test, visit the FAQ at .
Radio is just one of the many ways to get weather warnings. On Sep 20, we're going to test all of them. is conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert during the early afternoon. #Screech #NationalRadioDay
Where are the recent burn areas? Most concerning: Thomas, Whittier, La Tuna, Sherpa, Fish, and Sand burns. If you are near these burns, DEBRIS FLOWS ARE LIKELY, stay alert to the weather and heed messages/evacuations from emergency officials. #larain #cawx #thomasfire #Montecito