Official Information Sources

Emergency Broadcast Radio Station
KIRO (710 AM) is the federally designated emergency radio station that will broadcast information for this area during an actual emergency. Other local stations, such as KOMO (1000 AM) and KPLU (88.5 FM), and others may do so as well. You’ll find both local and regional news sources on our West Seattle Media (News Sources) page.

Alert Seattle
New Seattle emergency alert and notification system, launched in Summer 2015!
http://alert.seattle.gov/

The Office of Emergency Management
http://www.seattle.gov/emergency/
You’ll find more OEM documents and video presentations on our Additional Information page.

City of Seattle home page
http://www.seattle.gov/

Press releases and news from the Seattle Mayor’s Office
http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/
http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/newsroom

Regional Public Information Network (RPIN)
Sign up to receive alerts regarding weather, road conditions and emergencies.
http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety/prepare/RPIN.aspx
http://www.rpin.org/rpinweb/allhazards.aspx

Washington State Emergency Management Division (EMD)
http://mil.wa.gov/emergency-management-division

Washington Information Network 2-1-1
http://win211.org/

Seattle City Light power outages map
http://www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/map.asp

Severe weather pages
http://takewinterbystorm.org

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/

Department of Homeland Security
http://www.dhs.gov
http://www.dhs.gov/disasters

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
CDC’s emergency preparedness and response site:
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/
http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/

Pandemic flu/swine flu information
http://www.kingcounty.gov/health/flu/
http://www.flu.gov
http://www.cdc.gov

Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services earthquake information:
http://www.hhs.gov/disasters/emergency/naturaldisasters/earthquake/index.html

My Neighborhood Maps, interactive citywide resource map
http://web1.seattle.gov/MNM/
Choose either “Delridge Neighborhoods” or “Southwest” to see various West Seattle resources!

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