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Emergency Alerts

CodeRed is an emergency notification system used to inform the public of immediate threats to health and safety.  Weld County residents are encouraged to sign up to receive these messages. Help us help you in an emergency.

To sign up to recieve emergency alerts, go to

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If you do not have internet access, please ask a family member or friend to help you get registered or call the Weld County Communications Center for assistance. The Weld County Communication Center number is 970-400-2899.

To sign up for the town of Platteville alerts sent to your phone and/or email go to:

Tornado Siren Warnings and Testing

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The siren tests run April to September the first Saturday of the month.
In the case of a real emergency and the siren goes off, please seek shelter in the inner most room or hallway of your residence, stay away from any windows, and please do not go outside. The siren warning is a 3-minute steady tone. It may be sounded multiple times. The “All Clear” is a 30 second up and down tone.
You can find more info on how to prepare for severe weather emergencies at these links:
Weld County 12 months of Preparedness
Weld County English Preparedness Tips
Weld County Spanish Preparedness Tip

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