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You can get emergency text alerts from any of these city or county governments in the National Capital Region. Each offers text alerts specific to their area, including major emergencies, traffic updates, weather reports, and school and government closings. You can pick what kind of text alerts you want, as well as how and when you get them.

To sign up for alerts, choose a city or county below.

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In less than five minutes, customize free emergency alerts to your smartphone, computer, or tablet. Get instant access to information to protect yourself and your loved ones.