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ALERT 1 - 911 Telephone Outage Emergency
THE NWS HAS ISSUED A 911 TELEPHONE OUTAGE EMERGENCY UNTIL 12:45PM CDT
Issued: Thursday, April 01, 2010 9:37 AM CDT
Expires: Thursday, April 01, 2010 12:45 PM CDT
ALERT 2 - Non Precipitation Advisory
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9:00PM CDT THURSDAY, APRIL 01
Issued: Thursday, April 01, 2010 4:09 AM CDT
Expires: Thursday, April 01, 2010 12:15 PM CDT
Bulletin - Eas Activation Requested
911 Telephone Outage Emergency
Lancaster County Emergency Management Lincoln Ne
Relayed By National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
937 AM CDT Thu Apr 1 2010
The Following Message Is Transmitted At The Request Of The
Lancaster County Emergency Management Lincoln NE.
All Landline Telephone Service In Lancaster County Has Been Lost,
Including 911 Service.
Lancaster County Emergency Mangement Suggests That People Who Have
An Emergency During This Outage Go To The Nearest Paid Or Volunteer
Fire Department To Report An Emergency.
In The City Of Lincoln, Ham Radio Operators Have Been Stationed At
Major Intersections To Assist People In Reporting An Emergency.
The Ham Operators Can Be Identified By License Plate And Also Will
Have Flashers Operating On Their Vehicles.
Issue Time:4/1/2010 9:37:00 AM
Valid Until:4/1/2010 12:45:00 PM
9-1-1 service in four Nebraska counties is currently not available due to a telephone service malfunction. The counties affected are Lancaster, Cass, Saunders and Butler.
Residents in all four counties should go the nearest fire station in the event of any type of emergency, including medical emergencies.
In Lancaster County, the 911 emergency communications center has activated five cellular telephones to receive requests for services. The numbers are:
450-0862 430-7518 416-7591 432-8517 450-1810
Originally posted by dgtempe
How can they tell precisely WHEN it will be fixed????
Uh Uh....some of us at one point or another worked in telecommunications and it doesnt work that way. :shk: