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Published: March 19, 2017 12:00 AM


Three Severe Thunderstorm Warnings

Phone calls -- 8,482

Texts -- 885

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Mobile App included in all alerts

Two Tornado Warnings

The first alert, beginning at 05:50 hours and affecting the southwestern section of the city:

Launched at 05:49

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Began dialing at 05:50

Called 641 phones

Sent 83 e-mails

Sent 172 texts

The second tornado warning, covering the remainder of the city

Launched at 05:54

Began dialing at 05:56

Called 2,378 phones

Sent 235 e-mails

Sent 525 texts

High Wind event on March 8 which caused the closure of Southeast Road

Emails -- 1,345

Texts -- 1,720

Mobile App Reached all mobile app users that were within Tallmadge borders at launch, or any that drove into Tallmadge while launch was active.

Figures provided by Ben Stasik, deputy fire chief, city of Tallmadge

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