KY3 Cell Phone Alerts

Get breaking news, weather alerts, programming information and more - anytime, anywhere via text-message and/or email.

Cell Phones - Wireless PDA - Pagers - Email

You can receive: 
  • Breaking News Alerts - be alerted when news breaks.
  • School Closings– Be the first to know when schools close.
  • Severe Weather Warnings Be alerted when severe weather threatens your area. (Warnings are automatically sent from the National Weather Service 24 hours a day.  These include thunderstorm warnings, tornado warnings, flash flood warnings and any advisories.)
  • Daily ForecastGet the KY3 Storm Team forecast delivered to your phone in the morning and the afternoon.

You may change your message preferences or unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link below or call KY3 at 417-268-3000 and ask to be removed from News & Weather Alerts.

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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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1) News

2) Severe Weather Warnings By County - MO

3) Severe Weather Warnings By County - AR

4) Daily Weather Forecast

5) Community Events

7) School Closings - Barry County, MO

8) School Closings - Barton County, MO

9) School Closings - Benton County, MO

10) School Closings - Camden County, MO

11) School Closings - Carter County, MO

12) School Closings - Cedar County, MO

13) School Closings - Christian County, MO

14) School Closings - Dade County, MO

15) School Closings - Dallas County, MO

16) School Closings - Dent County, MO

17) School Closings - Douglas County, MO

18) School Closings - Greene County, MO

19) School Closings - Henry County, MO

20) School Closings - Hickory County, MO

21) School Closings - Howell County, MO

22) School Closings - Jasper County, MO

23) School Closings - Laclede County, MO

24) School Closings - Lawrence County, MO

25) School Closings - Miller County, MO

26) School Closings - Newton County, MO

27) School Closings - Oregon County, MO

28) School Closings - Ozark County, MO

29) School Closings - Phelps County, MO

30) School Closings - Polk County, MO

31) School Closings - Pulaski County, MO

32) School Closings - Reynolds County, MO

33) School Closings - Shannon County, MO

34) School Closings - St. Clair County, MO

35) School Closings - Stone County, MO

36) School Closings - Taney Couny, MO

37) School Closings - Texas County, MO

38) School Closings - Vernon County, MO

39) School Closings - Webster County, MO

40) School Closings - Wright County, MO

41) School Closings - Baxter County, AR

42) School Closings - Boone County, AR

43) School Closings - Carroll County, AR

44) School Closings - Fulton County, AR

45) School Closings - Madison County, AR

46) School Closings - Marion County, AR

47) School Closings - Newton County, AR

48) School Closings - Searcy County, AR
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