Imagine this: You’re driving down the highway, humming along to your favorite tunes, when the cell phone stowed in your bag suddenly makes a strange noise. To investigate, you take the next exit and safely pull over to check the screen. Good thing you did: Your phone just alerted you to a tornado a few miles away in same county you’re driving through.

Sound plausible? It is. This year, America’s wireless industry is helping to build a Weather-Ready Nation by rolling out a new nationwide text emergency alert system, called Wireless Emergency Alerts, which will warn you when weather threatens. Read the rest of the article on



Ryan Holzaepfel
Chambers County
Emergency Management Coordinator
Fire Marshal
PO Box 957
Anahuac, TX  77514
Office:  409-267-2445
Fax:      409-267-4133