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Free Weather Alerts by Text Message and E-mail

weatherUSA Alerts is a real-time weather alert service that sends out weather warnings, watches, tropical alerts, and other advisories as soon as they are issued by federal agencies including the National Weather Service. Alerts are sent to subscribers in the warned areas to a mobile device via text messages (SMS) or by e-mail. Premium users can also receive alerts via voice (phone) call.

You can select warnings to receive based on county or state for local weather warnings; national advisories such as tropical storm and hurricane advisories are also available. For text messaging, you can even select a "quiet time" when you do not want to receive notifications. At the moment, our service provides alerts for any location in the United States.

NEW: We now offer support for pagers and paging devices, technical products for meteorologists and weather enthusiasts including Mesoscale Discussions and Public Weather Outlooks, and short-links in text messages that allow smartphone users to view the full text of an alert. Looking for a replacement for Weather Underground Text Alerts or ProAlert? Try our free service, and then upgrade to Premium for full features or let us know if you have any questions.

  Basic Premium
Text messages 1 device 2 devices
E-mail 1 address 4 addresses
Phone (voice call) alerts None 1 number
Unlimited locations   Yes
Set "quiet times" for alerts Yes Yes
Choose alerts to receive Yes Yes
Tropical alerts Yes Yes
Daily Forecast text   Yes
Price Free $5 /month
  Sign up Premium/pro details

New users

Please sign up for an account. This account will also allow you to save settings on weatherUSA. Our basic service is free.

Existing users

Please login to your account. You will be taken to the Weather Alerts setup page.

Important disclaimers and privacy policy

Do not rely solely on this system for the protection of life or property! Some alerts may be delayed or missed because of issues on mobile networks or e-mail systems. A weather radio or local news affiliates should also be monitored for weather warnings.

Please read our Privacy Policy for more information on how your information (cell phone number, e-mail address) is used and protected.

Stop text messages

To stop receiving text messages, simply reply to the weather alert message with the word "STOP". You will no longer receive text message alerts within 24 hours (usually within 15 minutes).