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Rave Alert

Pike County uses Rave Alert to notify you during a major crisis, emergency, or other important situations. Pike County delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on the devices you choose:

  • email account (work, home, other)
  • smart phone/cell phone (via SMS)
  • home/business phone (via text-to-speech)

When an incident or emergency occurs, authorized senders will quickly notify you using Rave Alert. Rave Alert is your personal connection to real-time credible updates.  Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our alerts that are powered by Smart911. You will receive critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.

Pike County EMA Respects Your Privacy and will never use your information for any purpose other than to send emergency notifications. Pike County EMA will never share or distribute your personal information, unless required to do so by law.

For questions related to Rave Alert you may contact the Pike County EMA office at 334.566.8272

Resources:

Smart911 Flyer
​Smart911 PowerPoint Presentation
Rave Alert PowerPoint Presentation

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Rave Alert Frequently Asked Questions

​What type of alerts can I sign up for?

​Emergency Alerts

  • Emergency Notifications
    (you will receive ALL alerts if you select this)
  • Weather Warnings
  • Traffic Alerts
  • Missing Person
  • Law Enforcement Alert
  • Weather Watches
  • Fire Alerts

Non-Emergency Alerts

  • City of Troy
  • Town of Goshen
  • Pike County Commission
  • City of Brundidge
  • Preparedness Tips

We are working on adding more types of alerts so check back regularly.

    ​How can I receive alerts?
    • ​Text (Any cell phone with text service)
    • Voice (Any land line, VOIP line, or cell phone that has voice service)
    • Email
    ​What about warning sirens?

    ​Sirens are an older technology that are only intended to alert people outdoors within a 1 mile radius of the siren on a clear day. Sirens are only used for tornado warnings. Sirens are vulnerable to lightning strikes and are very expensive to replace and maintain.

    With a mass notification system such as Rave Alerts, Pike County is able to reach a much larger population and provide them with more types of alerts, and more information related to the alert. With Rave Alerts you can receive alerts indoors, outdoors, and even when you are on the go, depending on the form of communication that you have selected to receive alerts by. 

    ​How much does it cost?

    Alerts are provided by Pike County at no cost to the public; however, message and data rates may apply depending on your provider and phone services.

    ​Who can sign-up for Pike County Rave Alerts?

    ​Pike County Rave Alerts powered by Smart911 is available to anyone who lives, works, travels through, or visits Pike County. The address can be your home location, work location, or any other location you care about.

    ​Will I receive alerts if I don’t sign-up?

    No, not from Pike County Rave Alerts.

    ​When will I start receiving alerts?

    ​Once you have signed up online at smart911.com to receive alerts and confirmed your contact information within the system, you will begin receiving alerts.