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Emergency Management

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King County Emergency Management
3511 NE Second St.
Renton, WA 98056
Main Phone: 206-296-3830
Toll Free: 800-523-5044
Fax: 206-205-4056

Enhanced 9-1-1 Program
Seattle, WA
E-911 program office

ALERT King County - Regional public information and notification system

ALERT King  County LogoWe recently upgraded our regional public emergency alert system for King County, Washington.

Subscribing to ALERT King County helps you stay informed about emergency situations, threats to public health and safety, and significant impacts to major infrastructure.

Features include messages sent by telephone, text, and email that are geographically-specific for areas you live, work, and play.

Register today! This service is free and you can update your profile anytime!


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Other public notification systems

King County Flood Alerts

King County Flood Alert


King County Road Alerts

King County Road Alerts


King County Metro Transit Alerts

King County Metro Transit Alerts




Other city alerts may be available through your local emergency management office.


Federal Communications Commission: 
Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS)