Sign Up for Emergency Alerts via NotifySTL

Receive alerts for severe weather, critical incidents, service disruptions, and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

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The NotifySTL system is for residents, businesses, and visitors to the City of St. Louis. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, critical incidents, service disruptions, and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. We'll notify you by phone, text, or email in the event of an emergency.



Determine which NotifySTL subscriptions you would like to receive:

  • Community Information
    • General City Communication
      • General Messages
    • Public Safety
      • Community Outreach
      • Disaster Recovery
  • Weather Alerts
    • Severe
      • Severe Thunderstorm Warning
      • Severe Thunderstorm Watch
      • Tornado Warning
      • Tornado Watch


  1. Use the Begin Online button to sign up.
  2. Create an account with a valid email address and a strong password. Keep this password to access your account later. You'll also need to choose a security question for account password retrieval.
  3. Add your time zone and contact information. You'll need to put two forms of contact information in the system. Cell phone numbers, land line phone numbers, email addresses, fax numbers and TTY are all acceptable forms
  4. Add at least one location to your profile. This can be your home, your work, or other address. You may add multiple locations.
  5. Choose your subscriptions. For weather alerts, you may choose do not disturb hours.

All information you provide will be kept strictly confidential.


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What to Expect

When we issue a notification about a potential safety hazard or concern, you will receive a message on the voice or text communication methods that you have registered. If requested for the notification, you can confirm that you have received the message and you will not be contacted by any subsequent methods regarding that particular notification (unless the notification is updated or extended). If you do not confirm, the system will continue to attempt to reach you at all of the contact paths that you have registered.


Additional Information

You can stop receiving notifications at any time by removing or updating your contact information from your profile.

  • To remove phone notifications you can press '0' at the end of the message.
  • To remove SMS/Text messages you can reply 'STOP' to the notification.
  • To be removed from email messaging you can click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.



City Emergency Management Agency

(314) 444-5466

1915 Olive Street, Sixth Floor, CEMA
St. Louis, MO 63103

Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM Other hours as necessary.

Contact the City Emergency Management Agency

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