WKYT Push Notifications

The WKYT App for Android/iOS has been rebuilt and redesigned for use on your phone or tablet. Receive alerts for breaking news, severe weather alerts, and the latest from Fayette and several other Kentucky counties. Also receive daily sports updates, including high school and college, plus, exclusive UK Wildcats coverage.

Share content by text, email, Twitter or Facebook. Whether it’s severe weather or sports scores, the WKYT app for Android keeps you in the know while you’re on the go!

Download the WKYT News app and turn on PUSH alerts (Apple or Android) to get breaking news at your fingertips!

WKYT Text Message Alerts

Now you can receive breaking news, weather alerts, and other updates on your mobile phone! Just tell us your wireless phone number and your phone carrier. When breaking news or weather related events occur, we will send text alerts to your phone.

By subscribing to WKYT informational mobile alerts, you certify that you are over 13 years of age or have parental consent, are the account holder or have the account holder's permission, and agree to receive ongoing SMS messages from WKYT. Up to 7 messages are typically delivered per week based on subscription preferences. Service is available on select carriers. In addition to any entry, submission, donation or other fee of which you are notified, your carrier's message and data rates may apply. No purchase is necessary. WKYT will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your network operator. SMS messages are provided on an as is basis. Data obtained from you in connection with SMS service may include your cell phone number, carrier's name, and date, time and content of message. Such information may be used by WKYT to contact you and to provide services you request. SMS messages will be delivered to the phone number the consumer provides for opt-in. You can cancel your alert subscription at any time by texting STOP to 25430. For more information text HELP to 25430 or click here.

Mobile text alerts are currently available on the following wireless carriers*: Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile®, Sprint, Boost Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Alltel Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellcom, Cellular South, Centennial Wireless and nTelos. For questions or support, please click here.

*Service not available in all areas

No purchase is necessary in order to subscribe.


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