The NWT Alert web app is designed to show the alerts for a particular area as you pan or zoom in/out the map. Only alerts for the viewable area on the map will show in the list.
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How do I see alerts for all of NWT again after I have viewed an alert for a specific location?
Click on the Left arrow located on the top left corner of the Alert description area. When on the main screen, you can also click on the Reset button in the map.
How do I see only certain locations within NWT every time I come to the site?
Use the Favourites Button and select the Northwest Territories locations you’d like to see every time you visit the site.
How do I see only certain types of alerts?
Use the Filter button and select the type of alerts to be listed on the Alerts for Displayed map area. Click on the Filter button Under Alert type, select from the main category (Health, Natural, Weather) the alerts to be filtered out
How can I check past alerts?
Click on the Archive Button, and use the calendar view to select the date you want to check if an alert was issued.
Why can’t I find any locations for my province or country?
Currently, the NWT Alert web app is only available for locations within Northwest Territories.
Why can’t I find my location in NWT Alert?
The locations that you can choose in the NWT Alert web app are official regional boundaries defined by the Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) codes from Statistics Canada. If you cannot find a specific location, try searching for the larger municipality. Click on the Favourites button On the “City, Town…” field start typing the name of […]
Why can’t I add a location (Favourite) outside of Northwest Territories?
The NWT Alert web app is designed to only allow you to add locations within Northwest Territories.
Will I receive an alert if I am offline?
You must have an active network or Wi-Fi connection to receive an alert. If you do not have an active or strong enough connection when an alert is sent, the alert will be queued for a limited time and be sent to you once your device is connected. Examples of offline situations include: No Network […]
Why did I receive an alert for an earthquake that already happened?
I received an Earthquake alert that already happened at a location that’s not relevant to me. These alerts come from a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program public feed. Some events in remote areas may not be distributed until 24 hours after their occurrence. Additionally, USGS processing and publishing may take up to 30 […]