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How to Stay Informed
​​​​​​​​​​​​Emergency Management > How to Stay Informed Before, During & After An Emergency

Charlotte County

In addition to this website, there are several ways to get information from the Office of Emergency Management:


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National Weather Service

National FEMA Alerts for Smartphones. Short text messages to alert you of imminent threats, amber alerts, and presidential alerts. You will be alerted no matter where you are in the nation. If you are near a cell tower that is being alerted, you will get it on your cell. Additional information on Wireless Emergency Alerts.

National Weather Service Website

National Hurricane Center

This valuable device can save your life by alerting you of approaching hazardous weather. They can be bought locally and programmed for Charlotte County alerts only if you chose. Charlotte County FIPS code is 012015. This service is provided by the National Weather Service. The alert is tested every Wednesday.

NOAA Weather Radio Publication


Some local stations are:

  • WCCF AM 1580
  • WIKX FM 92.9
  • WENG AM 1530
  • WBCG FM 98.9
  • WCVU FM 104.9
  • WINK FM 96.9
  • WCKT FM 100.9

Go to www.ontheradio.net​ for more information.

Some local Comcast stations are: Weather-31, Wink-5, WBBH-2, WZVN-7, WXLT-10, WFTX-4, and SNN-6.

Charlotte County TV (CC-TV) on Comcast Channels 20 & 97 along with Prism Channel 96. Or you can stream it live from your computer.

Local News Media:

Charlotte Sun

Herald Tribune

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