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Alabama SAF-T-Net

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In response to devastating tornadoes in Alabama, the Tornado Recovery Action Council issued a report recommending telephone and digital alerting for Alabamians. Alabama technology company Baron Services is providing the SAF-T-Net system at no cost to Alabama residents. 

Residents can receive alerts via phone, email or text messaging for up to four (4) user-defined locations. The system provides enhanced location-based storm alerts to recipients.

WAFF is doing its part to help spread the word about SAF-T-Net. You can learn more and sign up for the free service at:

http://saftnet2.baronservices.com/waff

The Alabama SAF-T-Net is a multi-source site-specific network which includes:

  • National Weather Service storm-based (polygon) tornado, severe thunderstorm, and flash flood warnings
  • Baron patented advisories for strong or dangerous twisting storms approaching designated locations
  • Mitigation messaging from Emergency Management
  • Breaking weather updates from media partners

Of course, WAFF will continue to offer its own free news and weather apps and alerts for smart phones. Just search the Apple App Store, Android Market or BlackBerry App World for keyword WAFF.

WAFF Apps

We offer several apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. All our apps are free to download and use. More>>

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