Severe-Weather Warnings Coming to Smartphones Near You

by Angela Nazworth | June 28, 2012 9:35 am

The National Weather Service[1] is introducing a new wireless system to alert millions[2] of Americans about threatening weather conditions. Here’s what you need to know about the new service.

For additional information about Wireless Emergency Alerts regarding extreme weather warnings, visit www.nws.noaa.gov[9]. You can learn more about the FEMA alerts, at www.fema.gov[10].

The Associated Press[11] was a source for this report.

Endnotes:
  1. National Weather Service: http://weather.gov/
  2. wireless system to alert millions: http://www.noaa.gov/features/03_protecting/wireless_emergency_alerts.html
  3. AAPL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AAPL
  4. S: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=S
  5. VZ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=VZ
  6. offer the service: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SMARTPHONES_EMERGENCY_ALERTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-06-28-03-39-18
  7. T: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=T
  8. FEMA will issue: http://www.fema.gov/emergency/ipaws/index.shtm
  9. www.nws.noaa.gov: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/wea.html#faq1
  10. www.fema.gov: http://www.fema.gov/emergency/ipaws/index.shtm
  11. The Associated Press: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SMARTPHONES_EMERGENCY_ALERTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-06-28-03-39-18

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