First Alert Demo at Texoma Expo

2-18-05 - Keeping your family safe is First News' #1 priority, and now you can see our newest life-saving technology in person. The KXII weather team will be featuring First Alert during the Texoma Expo.

First Alert is a desktop product that can revolutionize the way you get weather alerts, forecasts and updates.

All you need is a computer and Internet access to get instant weather and news with a click of the mouse. Download First Alert free of charge in just a few minutes, and with it instant access to local and national radar, and important late breaking news alerts from the KXII Newsroom.

First Alert is a FREE, small, simple application which you can download and install on your Windows based personal computer (currently not available to Mac users), designed to provide you with the latest news and weather alerts without ever leaving your desk.

Features of First Alert include:

Current Temperature Display

Current weather conditions

Severe weather warning alerts

Late Breaking news alerts

Local and National Doppler radar

Your Personal Forecast

It's absolutely FREE!

First Alert also features:

County Specific Weather Warnings, Watches and Advisories

Zoomable Maps

Hour by Hour Forecast for Up to 4 Locations

Rush hour traffic alerts

It's Still Absolutely FREE!!

How does First Alert work?

The First Alert control panel sits directly on your computer desktop. To minimize the window, just click on the X in the upper right corner. The current temperature will be displayed in your Windows task bar.

During severe weather warnings or late breaking news, you will receive a text crawl directly on your computer. The crawl is preceded by an audible alert sound, to bring attention to your computer.

All you need is an Internet connection. No web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Netscape is required to receive the benefits of First Alert.