WSBT  Alert  can now be sent to your mobile phone as a text message, wherever you are. Get breaking news, severe weather alerts, and now - brand new to WSBT Alert - School Closings, anywhere, anytime! It's one more way WSBT-TV is Your Local News Leader. 

It's Easy & It's Free !

Here's an overview of the information you can receive:

  • Breaking News Alerts: Get important breaking news in the Michiana area and around the nation!
  • Weather Warnings: Stay updated about severe weather in and around the Michiana area from WSBT Weather.
  • School Closings (brand new to WSBT Alert): Just check as many schools you want to be notified about - find your school listed by county - and a text message will be there for you on that snowy morning, even when the power is out!
  • Daily AM Weather Forecast: Each morning get the day's weather forecast from WSBT Weather.   
  • NEWS22 Nightly Preview: Each afternoon get a text message highlighting that evening's WSBT News headlines.
  • AMBER Alerts: Be notified immediately if there's a child missing in our area.

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Step 1: Sign-Up - Test Your Phone

Please complete the information below and click on the CONTINUE button.

In Step 2 of the sign up process, a personal authorization code will be sent to your mobile phone or email address. You will need to enter the 5-digit code in the next screen within (5) minutes in order to verify and complete your enrollment in the system. Do not navigate away from that screen until your enrollment is complete.

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.

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Message Groups

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1 - Breaking News Alerts

2 - Weather Warnings - by county

3 - Daily AM Weather Forecast

4 - News 22 Nightly Preview

5 - AMBER Alerts

6 - School Closings - by County

6c - Elkhart County, IN

6d - Fulton County, IN

6e - Kosciusko County, IN

6f - LaGrange County, IN

6g - LaPorte County, IN

6h - Marshall County, IN

6i - Pulaski County, IN

6j - St. Joseph County, IN

6k - Starke County, IN

6l - Whitley County, IN

6m - Berrien County, MI

6n - Cass County, MI

6o - St Joseph County, MI

6p - Van Buren County, MI

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