The first step to being prepared is awareness.
Knowing what disasters are possible in your community helps to make your emergency plans more effective. Understanding how you will be warned of a danger means that you will know when to put your plans into action.
Sign up on Alert Marin to receive critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, flooding, wildfire, earthquakes, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. You’ll get time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. To sign up for Nixle messages from San Rafael PD, text your zipcode to 888-777.
NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.