New Service For Smart Phones

Allen Lendley

Coffee County Emergency Management Agency Director Allen Lindley says that people with Smart phones will soon begin receiving emergency alerts automatically on their phones. He said that the wireless industry, The FCC, and FEMA will roll-out the Wireless Emergency Alerts system nationwide this year. Starting this month with alerts of severe weather. The EMA director says that the alerts will go directly to wireless users in an affected county automatically if their device is compatible. Lindley also noted that his office will continue to provide the free Nexis alerts to the area.

You can also sign up for weather alerts from Thunder Radio.