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Marshall County upgrades emergency alert system

Marshall County upgrades emergency alert system

Posted: May 20, 2019 5:38 PM
Updated: May 20, 2019 5:38 PM

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the marshall county emergency management agency has a new way of keeping you connected during an emergency. the county agreed to a deal with ever-bridge. it's the same system dekalb county uses ... and gives immediate notifications during severe weather, snow, and road closures. the e-m-a says the county has been looking for a better system, ever since the deadly tornadoes of 2011. she explained how you'll get alerts across all devices. this provides yet another avenue for people to receive, and they can receive it by text, a cellphone call, a landline in their home, and of course email you can choose what alerts you want except for tornado warnings - those are mandatory. to sign up and register, go to waay tv dot com and look for this story.
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