ALERTS: Sign up for school closing, severe weather text notifications

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For many years, Chief Meteorologist Stephen Cropper and Severe Weather Team 11 have provided you with the most accurate and dependable forecast in Pittsburgh, using the most advanced weather technology. Now, rely on Severe Weather Team 11 to send you school closing and severe weather text notifications.

Use the link below to sign up for school closing and severe weather text notifications. Enter your wireless phone number and your mobile carrier. We'll send alerts straight to your phone.

Sign up for school closing, severe weather text notifications!

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Also, you can sign up for additional notifications by texting the following words to 70123:

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You can manage your subscriptions by creating an account at WPXI.com (top right corner) and going to the Member Center once logged in. From there, click the Subscriptions tab and then the Mobile tab. A link should then appear for you to manage your mobile subscriptions.