Get the latest information in our weekly newsletter and emergency alerts from VashonBePrepared, run through the Voice of Vashon's email service, covering urgent news including:
Our local Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) works in conjunction with the USGS to offer this free Earthquake Notification Service.
The National Weather Service offers an links to alerting systems for bad weather as well as tsunamis.
Residents/Businesses should also consider purchasing an All Hazard Weather Radio. Tsunami Warnings (among other alerts) are transmitted over these weather radio frequencies. Detail are at: https://www.weather.gov/mfr/NOAA_Weather_Radio
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.
AlertSeattle – AlertSeattle is the City of Seattle's official emergency alert system. Sign up to start receiving text, email, and phone alerts during emergencies near your home, work, school, and more.
Sign up for alerts
Pierce County ALERT is a free service that allows you to sign up and receive notifications about emergencies that may affect the locations you care about.
Sign up online or call (253) 798-6595.
The Voice of Vashon Emergency Alerts includes some ferry alerts, but you can sign up directly with WA DOT at: https://secure1.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/account/index.cfm?type=Alerts
The WSDOT and Ferry Friend iOS or Android Apps allow phone alerts as well.
King County Alerts allows email or text notifications for the King County Water Taxi, Metro Bus routes, Vashon roads, and many other options.
Sign up for alerts page on King County's website https://kingcounty.gov/en/dept/metro/rider-tools/service-advisories/transit-alerts-signup
Enter your email address or phone number and choose which alerts you would like to receive.
The Road Alerts offers information about roads in unincorporated King County - just Vashon alerts or all areas covering road construction projects, significant weather-related road closures and natural disasters. http://kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/roads/road-alert.aspx