Alert Iowa will Warn Riders of Severe Weather During RAGBRAI

  • 25 June, 2018

ALERT IOWA is an emergency messaging system. The system allows officials to quickly disseminate emergency information to riders along the route via text message. These messages include Tornado Warnings and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued by the National Weather Service.

Text RAGBRAI to 69310

The service will be active July 21-28, 2018.
You will only receive emergency notifications.
Standard text rates may apply.


  1. twintandem

    Was that picture from Council Bluffs a couple years ago?

  2. swimmer

    With the spotty wifi and phone coverage, how will we receive the text?

  3. Coco Jenkins

    With 30,000 people and a variety of carriers, surely some will get through. And, hey, it’s a great idea and a very thoughtful service to offer.

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