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What is your favorite color? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

What is your favorite color?

Red. No Blue!

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How can I prepare for an emergency? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

How can I prepare for an emergency?

Help your family build an emergency kit. Make sure you have enough supplies to last for at least three days. Your kit can include things you use everyday, like: Food…

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Why do I need an alert? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Why do I need an alert?

In an emergency, an alert can tell you what’s happening, and what you should do.

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What is an emergency? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

What is an emergency?

An emergency is something unusual that happens which could hurt people, or cause damage to things like houses and cars.

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Why are we testing the alerts? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Why are we testing the alerts?

Testing the alert systems helps professionals understand how they work in Sonoma County.

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What to expect on September 5th: 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

What to expect on September 5th:

Mobile Alert, Phone Call, and NOAA Weather Radio TEST message between 10:00 am – 11:10 am Phone call: Sonoma County will call all SoCoAlert subscribers who are located in: Cloverdale,…

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Will I receive a WEA message if I’m visiting an area where I don’t live, or outside the area where my phone is registered? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Will I receive a WEA message if I’m visiting an area where I don’t live, or outside the area where my phone is registered?

Yes, if you have a WEA-capable phone and your wireless carrier participates in the program. (More than 100 carriers, including all the largest carriers, do.)

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How will I know the difference between WEA and a regular text message? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

How will I know the difference between WEA and a regular text message?

WEA messages include a special tone and vibration, both repeated twice.

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What does a WEA message look like? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

What does a WEA message look like?

WEA will look like a text message. The WEA message will show the type and time of the alert, any action you should take, and the agency issuing the alert.…

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What types of WEA alerts will I receive? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

What types of WEA alerts will I receive?

Extreme weather, and other threatening emergencies in your area AMBER Alerts Presidential Alerts during a national emergency

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