October 4th, 2023 – National FEMA Emergency Alert Test at 12:20 pm MST.
Alerts will be received on cellphones, television, and radio.
The alerts will clearly state that this is a test and no action required



Flooding Impacts and Flash Flood Advisory in Effect Until 9:15pm

Lyons is experiencing impacts of flooding including minor debris flows and road washouts, with no life threating flooding concerns. First responders are working on roadway.. Read More →

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Boulder County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Boulder County in effect through 8:15pm. Flash flooding caused by heavy rain produced by.. Read More →

Severe Weather Moving Out of Boulder County

Severe weather has moved toward the eastern edge of the county and will continue moving out of the county. Boulder ODM is coordinating with the.. Read More →

Severe Weather Monitoring

Boulder ODM is working with the National Weather Service and law enforcement operations to monitor severe weather in Boulder County. Expected impacts include flooding in.. Read More →

Emergency Alert

Visit www.bocoalert.org to sign up to receive emergency messages about imminent threats and hazards by text message, email, and/or on your cell, home or work phone.


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For updates on emergencies, severe weather, and to sign up to receive notifications

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Be Informed

For information and to learn about the emergency alert systems used in the City of Boulder, and Boulder County, see the links below.

Wildfire Incident Map

This map will provide updated information during an emergency such as evacuations, shelter-in-place and road closures.

Information Map

This map will provide updated information during a disaster when the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated.

Be Prepared

Disasters and emergencies can affect anyone at any time. This includes being prepared in your home, workplace and everywhere in between.

Events & Workshops

Wed, September 27th @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location: Superior Community Center Longs Peak Room – 1500 Coalton Road, Superior, CO

Join in for this animal preparedness workshop with Boulder County Animal Control, Boulder ODM, and Front Range Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps – this workshop will go over what to expect during a disaster, including information and demonstrations on how to train pets for evacuations.

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Tues, October 3rd @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Boulder Public Library Main Branch Boulder Creek Room – 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO, 80302

Join Boulder Office of Disaster Management to increase your personal preparedness! During this one hour workshop you’ll learn about Boulder County’s hazards, emergency alerts, personal risk assessment, and create your own disaster preparedness plan!

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Sat, October 21 @ 12pm MDT
Location: Colorado Horse Rescue – 10386 North 65th Street Longmont, CO 80503

Disaster Preparedness for the Equine Community

Join Boulder Office of Emergency Management and Colorado Horse Rescue for this collaborative preparedness workshop focusing on skills for you and your animals before, during, and after disasters. Over the course of your time with us you’ll expand your knowledge around alert and warning notifications, preparedness supplies and skills needed for horse or ranch and farm owners, assessing your personal risk, and creating a plan that will provide a strong foundation for making it through any type of disaster. Read More →