When a disaster threatens or strikes, the City is committed to providing timely and efficient emergency services to its residents. When necessary, the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be activated to serve as central location for public information and coordination and response of recovery activities.
Emergency Information updates are also provided on the City's website under News, the City's Facebook page, Nextdoor, AM 1650 radio station, and local cable access television station NBTV Channel 21.
Sign up for alerts
ALERT King County is a regional public information and notification service offered by King County Emergency Management. ALERT King County helps you stay informed about potential hazards and threats that impact your area.
Register your physical address(es), email address(es), and phone number(s) to receive important safety information during an emergency. Sign-up is free at ALERT King County.
If a Disaster Strikes, Are You Ready? The City recognizes the importance of providing information to help its citizens prepare in the event of a disaster. The Washington State Emergency Resource Guide (PDF) serves as a comprehensive guide for planning and preparation for floods, storms, power outages, and earthquakes, as well as suggested lists for emergency and medical supplies.
It also provides guidance for protecting vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, those with special needs, and pets. King County Flood Warning App There is a new way to help you track real-time flooding data for the Skykomish, Snoqualmie, Tolt, Raging, Cedar, Green and White rivers, and Issaquah Creek. If you live, work, go to school or regularly travel in or through these areas of King County download the Flood Warning App for your mobile phone.
You may also want to sign up to receive King County Flood Alerts. Automated alerts are one of many ways to help protect your home, family, or business during a flood. However, in an emergency no one system is foolproof. Therefore, it is important to check multiple sources for information - such as radio, television and the Internet - and use varied methods of delivery for getting information directly - such as voice, text or email.