Emergency News & Alerts

Arlington Alerts - an alert system that allows Arlington County to contact you during an emergency via email or text message. In the event of a man-made or natural disaster, severe weather event, or a serious or sudden traffic disruption, Arlington Alerts provide emergency information.

CapitalertSign up for free emergency alerts from local governments in the Washington, D.C., region. Receive alerts by text message, email, RSS, or Twitter.

National Capital Region News and Information - Department of Homeland Security.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Arlington County Emergency Website – Information about snow removal, weather-related closings and delays, and more.

Arlington County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) – OEM's mission is to provide the highest level of emergency preparedness for the residents and visitors of Arlington.

Ready.gov - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Hurricane Preparedness - National Weather Service

Did You Know?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

League of American Cyclists