The city of LaFayette, Georgia, now is able to send alerts and notifications of power outages, road closures or other matters to locations within the city limits, including neighborhoods, wards and blocks, to residents who download the free SirenGPS application, a news release states.
Residents can sign up for the new system online or download the free app. Users set up an account and can choose how they want to be notified.
The SirenGPS app can send push notifications to users who are away from their residences if apps user activate location services on their smartphones, officials said.
All SirenGPS weather warnings for potential natural disasters, such as tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and earthquakes, will come directly from Walker County Emergency Management, according to the release.
Visit https://walkercountyga.gov/2019/02/14/walker-county-partners-with-sirengps-for-community-notification-system/ to learn more about the Walker County SirenGPS app service.