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Public safety officials use timely and reliable systems to alert you and your family in the event of natural or man-made disasters. This page describes different warning alerts you can receive and the types of devices that receive the alerts.

Emergency Alert System (EAS)

Information on the Emergency Alert System, a resilient form of emergency alert notification, and the National EAS Test that was designed to assess the President’s ability to send a message to the American people within 10 minutes of a disaster.

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards

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.

National Weather Service - Suffolk County NY

Provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.

NYS Office of Emergency Management
NYS Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services

The New York State Office of Emergency Management and its predecessor agencies have been responsible for coordinating the activities of all State agencies to protect New York's communities, the State's economic well-being, and the environment from natural and man-made disasters and emergencies.

SCT Bus Alerts
Suffolk Transit

Suffolk Transit alerts will appear here.

New York State’s All-Hazards Alert and Notification System
New York Alert

The New York State's All Hazards Alert and Notification System (NY-ALERT) allows you to receive emergency information such as major closures and severe weather events at home, work or on the go. You can choose to have the alerts sent to your e-mail, telephone, cell phone and other devices (personal and/or work).

SCPD Crime Alerts

Anyone with information about any of these crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Crime Stoppers of Suffolk County, Inc., is offering a Cash Reward of up to $5000.00 for information leading to an arrest. ALL CALLS WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.

Amber Alerts

Wireless AMBER alerts and Silver Alerts


Suffolk Alert

SuffolkAlert is Suffolk County’s official emergency alert and notification system. This system is used to send alerts to the public during emergencies. SuffolkAlert is a free service that allows you to sign up online to receive customized alerts via text message, email, and voice message.

In addition to emergency alerts, you can also choose to receive customizable community notifications. These include may include notifications about severe weather, safety, health, utility disruptions, major traffic incidents, and more. This service is provided by the Suffolk County Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services at no cost to the public; however, message and data rates may apply.

Click here to sign up

Public Information for Emergency Events

The Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management will provide instructions and Information for Suffolk County Residents on this web page as needed during Significant Emergency Events

The National Terrorism Advisory System
United States Department of Homeland Security

In 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) replaced the color-coded alerts of the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS) with the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS), designed to more effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the American public.

Pesticide Application Notification

Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901