Weather/Natural Hazards

Albany County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) works closely with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Cheyenne, WY. Their office provides regular updates and issues weather alerts. It is imperative that you have several ways of obtaining alerts such as through Albany County Alerts, NOAA Weather Radio or Mobile Apps. 

Do you know the difference between a Watch vs a Warning?

WATCH: Severe weather is possible. BE PREPARED! Know you safe place. Be ready to act quickly if a warning is issued.

WARNING: Severe weather is happening or about to happen. TAKE ACTION! Immediately seek shelter! 

Weather Safety

Below are links to weather safety guides. These weather events occur often in Albany County. For more weather safety information, please visit the NWS Weather Safety Page

Earthquake Preparedness

Do you know what to do when a earthquake occurs? Check out the below link to learn more and sign up for the annual Shakeout Drill!