AlertSeattle Launches for Seattle Residents

                  The City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management has launched a new emergency alerting system called Alert Seattle.   Residents can sign up for the free system which will send you customized alerts by: ·         Text message ·         Email ·         Voice Message ·         Facebook ·         Twitter This service is provided by the City of Seattle at no cost; however, message and data rates may apply.   Emergency alerts would be sent when there is a significant risk to life and /or property at any time of the day.   Alert Seattle can also send you customizable and are sent only during the hours of 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. These notifications include: ·         Severe weather ·         Safety ·         Health ·         Utility service disruptions ·         Major traffic incidents You can sign up online for Alert Seattle or visit the Facebook and Twitter pages. For even more information, visit