Sign up for local wireless alert service

Forewarned is forearmed, as the saying goes. Now, Seneca County offers people who have cellphones and email addresses to receive emergency alerts and weather warnings via text, email or voice.

The service, provided by Seneca County, Tiffin and Fostoria, uses a wireless emergency notification system. It offers a variety of alerts from the National Weather Service as well as notification of local road closures and advisories of snow emergencies.

Also, the service offers information such as community events.

To sign up, text SENECAALERTS! to 69310 or, on the web, visit It’s a mobile way to be forewarned.