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Missoula County recommending people sign up for Smart911 flood alerts

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MISSOULA - The potential for spring and early summer flooding has Missoula County authorities are reminding residents, especially living along our rivers and streams, that now is the perfect time to sign up for Smart911 emergency notifications. 

Smart911 allows you to "opt in" to receive emergency alerts on your cell phone, by email or text message, or on a regular phone. It's proven to be key to evacuation alerts, whether it's flooding or wildfires…

"Absolutely. Anytime we come into one of our active emergency situations like wildfires or flooding, it's always a good opportunity for the public to recognize what their emergency plans would be and how they intend to be notified of those emergencies in their neighborhood. Smart911 is the best platform for them to do that," Missoula County Office Emergency Management Director Adriane Beck said.

Click here to sign up for Smart911 in Missoula County on our website.

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