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    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:17:06 GMT
    A Covington County Sheriff's deputy who was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning is being identified as Deputy Heath Kelly, according to Alabama State Troopers.More >>
    A Covington County Sheriff's deputy who was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning is being identified as Deputy Heath Kelly, according to Alabama State Troopers.More >>
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

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    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:12:13 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...More >>
    Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...More >>
  • Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

    Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:20:08 GMT
    The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved...More >>
    The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are...More >>

In response to devastating tornadoes in Alabama, the Tornado Recovery Action Council issued a report recommending telephone and digital alerting for Alabamians. Alabama technology company Baron Services is providing the SAF-T-Net system at no cost to Alabama residents. 

Residents can receive alerts via phone, email or text messaging for up to four (4) user-defined locations. The system provides enhanced location-based storm alerts to recipients.

WSFA is doing its part to help spread the word about SAF-T-Net. You can learn more and sign up for the free service at:

http://saftnet2.baronservices.com/wsfa

The Alabama SAF-T-Net is a multi-source site-specific network which includes:

  • National Weather Service storm-based (polygon) tornado, severe thunderstorm, and flash flood warnings
  • Baron patented advisories for strong or dangerous twisting storms approaching designated locations
  • Mitigation messaging from Emergency Management
  • Breaking weather updates from media partners

Of course, WSFA will continue to offer its own free news and weather apps and alerts for smart phones. Just search the Apple App Store, Android Market or BlackBerry App World for keyword WSFA.

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We offer several apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. All our apps are free to download and use.

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