Get emergency information


Get safety tips and emergency information on and Facebook.

Road conditions are posted at

Radio and television alerts

Emergency messages and instructions will interrupt radio and television broadcasts using the national AlertReady system. Local media will receive information to broadcast. 

Cellphone alerts

Emergency alerts are sent to wireless devices, such as cellphones, using the national AlertReady system. Check if your device is compatible with wireless public alerting and learn about the service at

The emergency alert system is tested twice a year. 

In your city or community

The tools we use to communicate emergency updates in person will depend on the type of emergency and where it's located.

Tools include:

  • information posters;
  • community meetings;
  • local government webpages;
  • loudspeakers; and
  • door-to-door visits by emergency responders.