Update: Savannah weather radio system back up

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah weather radio system is now up and running, that’s according to Chatham County officials.

Earlier Thursday morning the Charleston National Weather Service advised the Savannah weather radio system went down. Chatham County officials advised residents not to rely on the weather radio system for the potential storms this afternoon/evening.

Officials encouraged residents to tune into local news or download a weather-alerting app. 

Residents can also sign up for CEMA alerts by visiting the Chatham Emergency Mangement Agency at https://www.chathamemergency.org/ and clicking on “CEMA Alerts.”

Officials also reminded residents the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system will go off if there is a tornado warning, but only in the warning area. Similarly, Chatham County’s Emergency Warning Siren System will automatically activate, but only in the warning area.

WSAV Storm Team 3 continues to bring you latest severe weather coverage on-air, online and with the WSAV app.

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