New Yorkers can subscribe for NY-Alert to receive critical information and emergency alerts on what is happening in their area. NY-Alert contains critical, emergency-related information including instructions and recommendations in real-time by emergency personnel. Information may include severe weather warnings, significant highway closures, hazardous material spills and other emergency conditions.
All areas of New York State are included in the system, and you can decide which area you would like to receive alerts about.
Signing up is free, and messages can be received by phone, email, text and fax.