How to sign up for emergency weather alerts from WATE

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Sign up on our WATE Weather app to receive text message alerts for inclement weather in your area. How are the alerts activated? We’ll walk you through it step by step.

1. Download the WATE Weather app

Either on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or wherever you get your mobile apps, find the WATE Weather app by searching ‘WATE Weather’ or ‘Knoxville Wx’ and begin the download.

2. Turn on location services

In order to provide the most accurate alerts to users, the app will ask to access your location. This will allow the app to notify you when severe weather may be moving into your area.

3. Turn on app notifications

The app will then prompt you to select your notification preferences. Hit, “Yes, notify me” to receive up-to-the-minute alerts straight to your mobile device. 

4. Confirm location & notification settings 

You will receive two more prompts to confirm your selected app settings. These will confirm the changes in your phone’s general settings. 

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