Norfolk to test reverse 911 system

Posted at 9:48 AM, Jun 26, 2014

The City of Norfolk will perform tests on the public alert system Thursday at 2 p.m.

Norfolk residents will receive pre-recorded messages on their landline telephones through the Nixie Alert System.

The system is used to gauge the time it takes for the public to receive emergency messages.

For more information, or to sign up for these public safety alerts via text or phone, call (757) 823-4119 or text 888777.

Jennifer Hunt