WSAW Text Message Alerts - News, Weather & Sports

Now you can receive breaking news, weather alerts, and other updates on your mobile phone! Just tell us your wireless phone number and your phone carrier. When breaking news or weather related events occur, we will send text alerts to your phone. Sign in or register below to receive breaking news, weather alerts, and other updates on your mobile phone. Message and data rates may apply. You can text STOP at any time to cancel your subscription, text HELP for more information, or visit

By subscribing to WSAW informational mobile alerts, you certify that you are over 13 years of age or have parental consent, are the account holder or have the account holder's permission, and agree to receive ongoing SMS messages from WSAW . Up to 7 messages are typically delivered per week based on subscription preferences. Service is available on select carriers. In addition to any entry, submission, donation or other fee of which you are notified, your carrier's message and data rates may apply. No purchase is necessary. WSAW will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your network operator. SMS messages are provided on an as is basis. Data obtained from you in connection with SMS service may include your cell phone number, carrier's name, and date, time and content of message. Such information may be used by WSAW to contact you and to provide services you request. SMS messages will be delivered to the phone number the consumer provides for opt-in. You can cancel your alert subscription at any time by texting STOP to 53072. For more information text HELP to 53072 or visit

Mobile text alerts are currently available on the following wireless carriers*: Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile®, Sprint, Boost Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Alltel Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellcom, Cellular South, Centennial Wireless and nTelos. For questions or support, visit

*Service not available in all areas.

Please note: If you have having problems receiving any text alerts after you have switched mobile carriers, please perform the following to realign your mobile number within the system.

1) Text any random message to the short code, 53072.
2) If you do NOT receive a bounceback message, after doing this, please contact your carrier - this signifies a carrier issue.
3) If you DO receive a bounceback message, this signifies the system has realigned your mobile number with the system. You should begin receiving any text alerts you were receiving prior to the change. You are also free to sign into the Web form, to change your subscriptions as well.
4) If you are still having issues, after completing the steps above, please visit

Pull the arrows down on the left side of the signup form for more options.
No purchase is necessary in order to subscribe.
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