Get breaking news, severe weather updates, daily weather forecasts, school closings and more via text message sent to your mobile phone or wireless device or to an email address. Please check your phone plan for any text message fees your wireless provider may charge.
Signing up is easy...and free!
We will test your mobile phone to make sure it's text-enabled. Provide us with your name, zip code and mobile contact information. If you want to receive email notifications, please provide us with your email address as well. Then select the message categories you want to receive.
An authorization code will be sent as a text message to your mobile phone. If you receive the code, your mobile phone is text-enabled. Enter the authorization code online during the next step to complete the sign-up process.
You can receive:
Notice: Once you have entered the authorization code and selected the messages you want to receive, you will have agreed to receive regular text messages from WRCB-TV/DT. Channel 3 Eyewitness News Alerts is a free service from WRCB-TV/DT; however, YOUR WIRELESS PROVIDER MAY CHARGE FOR RECEIPT OF MESSAGES. Anyone under the age of 18 must have the approval of the person responsible for wireless charges. This is a FCC CAN-SPAM compliant application. We will keep your phone number and e-mail address confidential. You can change your message preferences or unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link below.
Please complete the information below.
Enter your mobile phone number and select your wireless carrier. You can also receive email messages, to do so, simply enter your email address. Please provide either a mobile phone number or an email address, or both.
In the next step of the sign up process, we will send a personal authorization code to your mobile phone or email address.
You will need to enter the code in the next screen within (5) minutes in order to verify and complete your enrollment in the system.
Important: Our systems are tested for performance and reliability on a frequent basis. However, normal network transmission limitations can occur from time-to-time and may cause delays in the receipt of messages.