Winter weather prompts first city-wide Tulsa Alert message


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Updated: 12/04/2013 1:51 pm Published: 12/04/2013 1:49 pm


The Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency sent the first city-wide message to Tulsans on Wednesday using the Tulsa Alert mass notification system.

The following message went go to all land-line telephones within the city.

“The National Weather Service office in Tulsa has issued a winter storm warning for the City and County of Tulsa starting at 6 a.m. Thursday. Please check local media outlets or the Tulsa National Weather Service website for detailed information about this Winter Storm Warning”

TAEMA is coordinating efforts among city and county government agencies, emergency responders, social service agencies and others to prepare for any response needed to the winter weather predicted to move into the Tulsa area Thursday.

Tulsa Alert provides rapid communications with all Tulsa households during emergencies. It also enables Tulsans to voluntarily sign up to receive non-emergency messages on their cell phones, home phones or e-mail and text devices.

Tulsans can sign up and customize what kinds of messages they wish to receive by going online to https://www.cityoftulsa.org/public-safety/tulsaalert.aspx

For more information or assistance in enrolling citizens can call the City’s Customer Care Center at (918) 596-2100.

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