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The original item was published from 8/28/2019 10:25:38 AM to 11/2/2019 12:00:02 AM.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] New "text-to-join" feature, just in time for active hurricane season

Text "JOIN TYBEEINFO" to 30890

Text “Join tybeeinfo” to 30890 to be included. Outbound TybeeInfo texts will come from 91972.

On silent from 10PM to 7AM, otherwise notifications will be sent for:

  • Coastal Flood Advisory
  • Coastal Flood Statement
  • Coastal Flood Watch
  • Coastal Flood Warning
  • Dense Fog Advisory
  • Flood Advisory
  • Flood Warning
  • Freeze Warning
  • Frost Advisory
  • High Surf Advisory
  • High Surf Warning
  • Hurricane Watch
  • Hurricane Force Wind Watch
  • Hurricane Wind Watch
  • Rip Current Statement
  • Severe Weather Statement
  • Tornado Watch

No silent period is enabled for:

  • Civil Emergency Message
  • Evacuation Immediate
  • Hurricane Statement
  • Hurricane Warning
  • Hurricane Force Wind Warning
  • Hurricane Wind Warning
  • Local Area Emergency
  • Tornado Warning

We recommend that if you are already signed up for our CivicAlerts or CivicReady announcements, you probably will either not want to use the text-to-join feature, or you will want to log back into CivicReady and turn off announcements in the above categories so you don't get multiple texts for the same announcements.

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