Alert FM is an emergency notification system utilized by Lafayette County that delivers messages to Alert FM receivers in text format. These short text messages are delivered to the receivers via the data sub-carrier of existing FM radio stations. Your Alert FM receiver automatically searches for and locks on to the strongest FM radio signal. Lafayette County is covered by several FM radio stations located in and around Lafayette County.
The Alert FM network delivers National Weather Service alerts to Alert FM receivers in the area affected by the current weather situation. Lafayette County Emergency Management can also deliver customized messages to Alert FM receivers through a secure internet portal to inform citizens of emergency situations, how to respond and other disaster related information. Alert FM has mobile apps available on Google Play and the Apple App Store.
Alert FM is provided by Lafayette County and the City of Oxford as a service to all citizens of the county.
For more information on this service and to purchase an Alert FM receiver, go to www.alertfm.com