Cellphone alert part of new national system
FARGO - Local residents baffled at the unfamiliar loud sounds coming from their cellphones Monday morning can rest assured it wasn't their fault.
Just after 9 a.m., many in the region received an unprompted "emergency alert" telling them a blizzard warning was in effect. "Prepare. Avoid Travel. Check media," the alert read.
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