WUSA9 - Text Alerts
Get breaking news and weather alerts on your cell phone.
NEW CUSTOMERS: How do I sign up? Fill out the form below. Watch for a text alert cofirmation. Reply to the text with a Y to confirm your subscription.
CURRENT CUSTOMERS: If you have already signed up or receive the message Please log in to update your subscriptions, it means the phone number is already in the system. Please click here to add or change your alerts subscriptions. A PIN confirmation number will be sent to your cell phone from 25543. Use it to log in.
IT'S FREE: WUSA9 does not charge for this service. However, message & data rates may apply from your mobile provider. Check with your mobile provider for charges and plans.
WHEN WILL I GET ALERTS? You will receive breaking news and severe weather alerts as soon as they are issued. Some alerts are sent out daily or monthly on a regular schedule.
I'M STILL HAVING PROBLEMS. WHO DO I CONTACT? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
METROPCS CUSTOMERS: WUSA9 text alerts are currently not supported for MetroPCS
SPRINT CUSTOMERS: If you aren't receiving texts, "premium short codes" may be blocked. Contact your local Sprint support (*611) and ask about releasing the shortcode 25543.
IPHONE APP USERS: There is an option for push notifications with the WUSA9 iPhone app. If you have this app installed and push notifications turned on, it may look like a text alert. This can be modified in your iPhone app settings.
Sign Up Form
Trouble viewing? Open the Text Alerts Sign-Up Form in a new window
Cancel or Modify Text Alert Subscriptions
To cancel or modify your text alert subscriptions, click the Change Your Alerts link in the upper right of the form above.
If you would like to discontinue all text alert subscriptions, send the text STOP ALL to 25543
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