Blizzard/Ice storm warnings removed from WEA activation list

Starting today Blizzard and Ice Storm Warnings will no longer activate Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) capable cell phones. These warnings will continue to be provided over other NWS dissemination services such as NOAA Weather Radio, Social Media and our Webpage.

To find out if your phone is WEA-capable or if you have other questions related to the receipt of WEA on your cell phone, please contact your wireless carrier or check the link:

http://ctia.org/wea

For information about WEA as related to the NWS, please visit:

http://weather.gov/wirelessalerts

For general information about WEA, please visit:

http://www.fema.gov/wireless-emergency-alerts



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