Woodall recommends three methods for receiving alerts.
"One is hopefully a NOAA weather radio, because with the alarm feature with it will wake you up or alert you. Our partners at the commercial media are a great way to get weather information. Smartphone apps, wireless alert notifications that we receive on our smartphone," Woodall said.
The average person spends about 116 minutes a day on social platforms. One of the social media is Twitter.
Woodall and his staff heavily utilize the site to keep the Mid-South informed when threatened by inclement weather.
Woodall also said, "If we get pictures of damage or pictures of a storm that's moving into an area, we'll retweet it that way we can re-emphasize to people that yes this is a hazard, this is a threat coming through."