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Are You Signed Up For The Taylor or Brown County Alert System? It's Free; You Can Do It Here

By Merlin Mann
Published On: May 25 2011 07:11:48 AM CDT
Updated On: May 25 2011 03:56:08 AM CDT

ABILENE, Texas -

Taylor County and Brown County offer their residents weather warnings and other emergency alerts delivered by telephone.  But you must sign up to receive them. 

Taylor County - including the city of Abilene - uses the CodeRED emergency system to alert the residents of the county.

Brown County - including the cities of Brownwood and Early - uses the DeltAlert emergency system for notifications.

When emergencies are declared, everyone who has signed up will receive an automated phone call alerting them to the emergency - including Tornado Warnings.

It is imperative that residents sign up for this service – which costs you nothing – but may someday save lives.

Have you signed up to receive immediate notification in case of an emergency?

To sign up for Abilene and Taylor County's CodeRED warning system, click here: Abilene, Taylor County CodeRED

To sign up for Brownwood, Early and Brown County's Deltalert warning system, click here: Brownwood, Brown County DeltAlert

To sign up for the city of Tye's CodeRED warning system, click here: Tye CodeRED

KTXS is not aware of any other Big Country cities or counties that have instituted the CodeRED system or DeltAlert.  If you know of one we missed, please send an e-mail to us at news@ktxs.com. We'll add the sign-up information to this report.