The City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management has launched a new emergency alerting system called Alert Seattle.
Residents can sign up for the free system which will send you customized alerts by:
· Text message
· Voice Message
This service is provided by the City of Seattle at no cost; however, message and data rates may apply.
Emergency alerts would be sent when there is a significant risk to life and /or property at any time of the day.
Alert Seattle can also send you customizable and are sent only during the hours of 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. These notifications include:
· Severe weather
· Utility service disruptions
· Major traffic incidents
For even more information, visit alert.seattle.gov.