Wireless Emergency Alerts Fact Sheet
The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) service allows alerting authorities to use FEMA's IPAWS-OPEN platform to send geographically targeted text-like alerts to the public via their cell phones and other mobile devices.
|Wireless Emergency Alerts Fact Sheet|
WHAT ARE WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERTS? • Wireless Emergency Alerts, or WEAs, are free messages sent directly to your cell phone, warning you about severe weather, AMBER Alerts and threats to safety in your area.