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New emergency alert system for Arlington County

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A new emergency alert system for Arlington County is being rolled out Wednesday.

The system gives warnings about dangerous weather, a neighborhood evacuation and road closures.

People have eight ways to be notified - they include text, email, instant messaging, cell phone and home land lines.

Residents and visitors need to register to receive the alerts.

Online: http://www.arlingtonva.us/alerts/

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