Montgomery Co. residents can sign up for emergency text alerts

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CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) – Residents of Montgomery County will soon be able to find out about emergencies in a new way.

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency is creating the Montgomery County Mass Notification System. Notifications range from tornado warnings to road closings.

Individuals that sign up can choose whether to be notified by phone or by e-mail.

More than 8,000 local homes and businesses have already been automatically enrolled by having numbers listed in the phone book.

To sign up or adjust your notification settings, please visit the website for Montgomery County. After you click the link, go to the News section and click on Mass Notification System and follow the step-by-step instructions.

In addition, the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency is partnering with the National Weather Service for a Storm Spotter Training session.

The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 at the Crawfordsville High School Auditorium. The session is free and includes lessons on cloud structure and severe weather radar images. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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