Be Informed

Stay informed before, during, and after emergencies by seeking information from these resources.

Be Informed in Kirkland         

  • Call the City of Kirkland Emergency Update Hotline at 425-587-3767
  • Follow the City of Kirkland on Facebook and Twitter
  • Watch the City’s government access television stations (KGOV and Klife)
    • Comcast Channels 21 & 75 and Frontier Channels 31 & 32
  • Check reader boards in front of fire stations for emergency information
  • Monitor weather conditions from the National Weather Service
  • Listen to a NOAA Weather Radio

ALERT King County

Alert-King-County.gifALERT King County is a regional public information and notification service. ALERT King County can help King County residents and visitors stay informed about potential hazards and receive emergency instructions. This system may be used to send subscribers critical emergency information and any actions they should take for their own safety. 

Register your physical address(es), email address(es), and phone numbers to receive important emergency alerts. Sign up is free and secure.

Additional Alert and Warning Services

King County Flood Alerts
King County offers free Flood Alerts to keep you informed of local flood conditions. Sign up to receive alerts for rivers or flood levels that interest or impact you.

National Weather Service Alerts
Receive customized text message and email alerts from the National Weather Service.

Work or spend a lot of time in Seattle? AlertSeattle is the official emergency notification system used by the City of Seattle. Sign up for free alerts.

Garbage and Recycling Collection

Waste Management Inc.
Phone: 1-800-592-9995
Service Alerts: See status of collection services and report missed collections online
Learn more about garbage & recycling services in Kirkland.