How to receive breaking weather and news alerts from WATE 6 News

How to receive breaking weather and news alerts from WATE 6 News

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All you have to do is go to WATE.com and scroll down to the blue box entitled "WATE Quick Links."  There you can choose from mobile alerts, email alerts and text alerts. All you have to do is go to WATE.com and scroll down to the blue box entitled "WATE Quick Links." There you can choose from mobile alerts, email alerts and text alerts.
If you want text alerts, all you have to do to sign up to receive alerts is to the keyword to 88788. A full list of keywords is available on the website, broken down by county. If you want text alerts, all you have to do to sign up to receive alerts is to the keyword to 88788. A full list of keywords is available on the website, broken down by county.
By BO WILLIAMS
6 News Anchor/Reporter

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - We're making it easy for you to get the very latest information when severe weather is in the forecast.

All you have to do is go to WATE.com and scroll down to the blue box entitled "WATE Quick Links."

There you can choose from mobile alerts, email alerts and text alerts.

We'll start with the email alerts. Go to where it says "email alerts" and you can sign up for the latest in breaking news,  5 a.m. alert updates, 12 p.m. news alert updates, whatever you want. Just give us your email address, then check on the box for what you need and click subscribe.

Related link: 6 News Text Alerts

If you want text alerts, all you have to do to sign up to receive alerts is to the keyword to 88788. A full list of keywords is available on the website, broken down by county.

For instance, if you live in Clinton and you want the latest Anderson County weather, the keyword is ANDERSONWEATHER.

Related link: How to set up severe weather alerts on the Knoxville Weather app

How about those mobile alerts? Again we've got you covered.. Click on the link applies to you for the type of device you have. The apps are all free of charge. Simply allow it to send you push notifications when it asks.

Related link: 6 News mobile apps

And if your power goes out or you're not at home and you want to know what's happening, just tap "Watch 6 News" and our live video will be right there.

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