Wichita Falls "Code Red" brings weather warnings to cell phones

Wichita Falls_If you live in the Wichita Falls area, you can now have weather warnings delivered directly to your cell phone from a system called "Code Red."

The system provides emergency notification of sever weather - including severe thunderstorms, tornado warnings, and flood warnings.

"Code Red" is tied directly to the National Weather Service Satellites, and will give people 10-15 minute advanced warning.  It provides notification only to those in the direct path of the storm.

To receive the warning notifications, you must register online at http://www.cwftx.net and follow the link for CodeRed Weather Warning OR they can register by calling the Emergency Preparedness Office at 940-761-6870.