Types of Emergency Notifications

Stay Informed with the following emergency notifications tools:

  • Free Mobile Emergency Apps from the Red Cross - includes an “all-inclusive” app that lets you monitor more than 35 different severe weather and emergency alerts from your smartphone.
  • Sign up for the Mesquite Messenger - get the most recent Mesquite news, traffic and weather alerts.
  • Like the City of Mesquite Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mesquitetexas - automatic messages post when our region is under a watch or warning.
  • Follow the City of Mesquite on Twitter at https://twitter.com/cityofmesquite - automatic messages post when our region is under a watch or warning.
  • Emergency Alert System - tune into WBAP 820AM radio for instructions.
  • TV Broadcasts - watch for emergency interruption and tune into new stations.
  • Highway Messaging - look for emergency information on highway message boards.
Purchase a NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio

A nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continous weather information from the nearest (NWS) National Weather Service.  NWS broadcasts official warning, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency officials warn DO NOT rely solely on one form of warning communication. Use more than one notification system and be aware of weather changes.

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