From: BreakingNews@dallasnews.com Subject: DallasNews.com Breaking News Alert Date: December 8, 2008 11:40:01 PM CST To: BreakingNews@newsletters.dallasnews.com Reply-To: BreakingNews@dallasnews.com A tornado warning has been issued for Collin County until midnight. The National Weather Service reported that meteorologists detected a developing tornado near Plano moving at 40 mph.
So at 11:40PM, nearly 25 minutes after the tornado sirens sounded, DallasNews.com sounds out a breaking news alert.
If they hope to save lives with a breaking news alter like this they might want to make it a bit more timely. Otherwise, they should just scrap this service.