Advice and answers from the Regroup Mass Notification Team

Regroup’s integration with NOAA allows notifications to be sent from NOAA automatically to the group of your choice or end users who opt-in for this service.

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a USA National weather alert service that sends out weather alerts based on location. For more information, refer to this link http://alerts.weather.gov/.

Administrators of Regroup can enable NOAA Weather Alerts from the Group Settings page so that all members of that group will receive automated weather notifications for whatever county they are in.

Similarly, this service can be enabled by the end user from their Preferences page. By selecting specific or all weather events, the user will receive automated alerts for their county based on the address they enter into the Regroup system. 

 

Activate NOAA Alerts for a group

Navigate to group Settings:

2. Scroll down the settings page until you see GROUP SETTINGS: 

  • NOAA Events – Select the types of weather events you want your end users to be informed about. 
  • Counties – Select a county or several counties from which weather alerts will come from.
  • Post Via – Select how these weather alerts will be delivered.

Activate NOAA Weather Alerts through the Preferences page (for end users):

Go to your profile page:

Scroll down to the bottom of the main page to Weather Options:

 Check the box to Enable Weather Alerts and then select what alerts you would like to receive - to select multiple alerts, hold control on a PC or command on a Mac and click on the alerts you want. Make sure to click SAVE at the bottom of the screen

 

 

 

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