Early Warning Network Text Alert

Stay connected wherever you are! Early Warning Network Text Alert reaches you immediately with breaking news and school closing information – sent to your mobile phone.

Choose from the following message categories:
  • Breaking News Alerts: Get important breaking news in our area sent via text message only.  
  • Time Saver Traffic Alerts: Receive current information on roadway conditions, construction and delays for your route, sent via text message only.
  • AMBER Alerts: Be notified if a child is missing in our area, sent via text message only.
  • Severe Weather Alerts: Advisories and warnings issued by the National Weather Service sent directly to your phone 24x7.
  • School Closings: Receive a text and/or email message if your school is closed.

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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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Important: You may update message preferences or unsubscribe at any time. Check your wireless provider for any message and data rates that may apply.

Message Groups

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1) News

2) Severe Weather Alerts

3) School Closings - Connecticut

3a) Hartford County

3b) New Haven County

3c) New London County

3d) Middlesex County

3e) Tolland County

3f) Litchfield County

3g) Windham County

3h) Fairfield County

4) School Closings - Massachusetts

4a) Hampden County

4b) Hampshire County

5) Daycare Closings - Connecticut

6) Daycare Closings - Massachusetts
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