Will the WENS system work if there is a power failure?
All systems, including email and text message systems are subject to failures due to emergencies and disasters. While WENS is a valuable addition to our existing emergency notification systems, we cannot guarantee that it will work in all emergencies. This is why we try to have redundant systems of emergency communication notification including outdoor warning sirens, NOAA weather radio alerts, and emergency service announcements via the local media sources.

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1. Why should I register for the Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS)?
2. How do I register for WENS service?
3. Is there a charge for registering to receive message through WENS?
4. Why are text messages easier than using phone calls for notifying citizens?
5. Under what circumstances will I receive WENS alerts?
6. Will the WENS system work if there is a power failure?
7. I do not want to receive WENS messages anymore. How do I unsubscribe?
8. How do I update my information if my email address, phone number or other information has changed?
9. Can I register my parents or other family members to receive alerts?
10. Will I receive advertising or spam on my phone?
11. How do I get additional information about WENS or report a problem with the system?