Hot Topic – September is National Preparedness Month! Join us and learn more to boost your preparedness skills and knowledge!



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

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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

Tues, September 26 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: Boulder Jewish Community Center – 6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, 80303

Join Boulder Office of Disaster Management for our Disaster Strong Preparedness Workshop, Train-the-Trainer edition! This workshop is intended for participants who want to support preparedness efforts in the Boulder County community by becoming Community Preparedness Ambassadors who work to teach community peers the essentials of disaster preparedness. There’s no need to have any prior knowledge of disaster preparedness – this series will equip participants with all the info they’ll need to successfully facilitate the preparedness content to peers by covering emergency notification information, how to conduct a personal risk assessment, creating a plan, and facilitation skills.

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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 →