Emergency Warning Systems
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) program provides an internet-based capability for federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local authorities to use in order to issue critical public alerts and warnings from a single portal to multiple communication pathways such as the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS).
STAY UP TO DATE - ALERT SEMINOLE / "REVERSE 9-1-1"
Seminole County offers a "Reverse 9-1-1" system to inform citizens of hazards in their neighborhoods. This voice system works on land-line phones listed in the phone book. If you have an unlisted number, cellular phone or voice-over internet phone. Alert Seminole is a FREE electronic notification system, which will notify your cell phone, pager or other text message enabled device when there is a Seminole County emergency. Go to Alert Seminole to register your electronic device and e-mail address for this valuable service.
NOAA WEATHER RADIOS
NOAA weather radios broadcast weather information, warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24-hours a day. NOAA weather radios should be an essential part of your home or business emergency kit. To get Seminole County information, enter code number 012117 when programming your radio.
COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT
The Seminole County Public Alert and Warning Council of Government was developed to implement and maintain policies and procedures for the use of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) and to manage the policies and procedures for emergency warnings systems provided by the County.