to stay where you are in certain emergencies
may not always be heard indoors
often announced in cases of highway closures or accidents
escape routes in case one is dangerous
EMERGENCY\n NOTIFICATION\n SYSTEMs
|NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio (NWR):
Emergency Alert System (EAS):
- Listen for emergency information.
- Tune into WBAP 820AM radio for instructions.
- Watch for emergency interruptions and tune into local news stations.
- Check local government pages and follow news media on social media sites. Double check information for reliability.
|Emergency Telephone Notification:
- Check with your local Emergency
Management office to see if they have a
telephone notification system in place
and how it will be utilized.
- Many police departments offer text alert
services for public threat or danger.
- Encourage college-aged family members
to register for campus text or other
emergency notification systems.
- Check the app store on your phone: weather and local news channel apps often have options for notification and access to live news coverage.
|Outdoor Warning System:
- Sirens may be used for all-hazard notifications.
- Go indoors when sirens are sounded.
- Tune into local news and radio programs to understand the nature of the emergency.
- Note: outdoor sirens may not be heard from indoors.
- Look for emergency information on highway message boards.
- Radio often announces alternate routes in cases of highway closures or accidents that shut down a freeway.