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Be Informed

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

Be Informed in Kirkland         

ALERT King County

ALERT King County logoALERT 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 & 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

Transportation Information

King County Metro Transit
(206) 553-3000
Twitter: @kcmetrobus and @kcmetroalerts
Service Alerts: Sign up online

King County Road Services
(206) 477-8100
Twitter: @kcroads
Service Alerts: Sign up online

Sound Transit
Phone: 1-888-889-6368
Twitter: @soundtransit
Service Alerts: Sign up online

Snohomish Community Transit
Phone: (800) 562-1375
Twitter: @MyCommTrans
Service Alerts: Sign up online

WA State Department of Transportation
Phone: (360) 705-7000
Twitter: @wsdot

    Fire Services
    123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

    General Inquiries
    T. 425.587.3650 | F. 425.587.3671