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Dare County Emergency Management has the ability to send emergency alerts to residents, visitors and property owners via text, email, and over the phone. 

Registered users pick how time-sensitive messages are received and which devices,  phone numbers and email addresses notifications are sent to. 

Examples of emergency notifications including but not limited to; mandatory evacuation orders, reentry information, hurricane advisories and bulletins, emergencies disrupting vehicular/pedestrian traffic, and countywide post-disaster information.  

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Phone Numbers - Users can opt in to receive alerts sent as voice recordings over the phone and/or text. Do not put dashes, hyphens or spaces when entering a phone number into the system. 

Addresses – Alerts affecting specific areas of Dare County, may be sent based on location. Including your home address, work address, and the addresses of any additional properties you own in Dare County, will ensure you receive notification of situations that may impact those areas. 

Weather Events – Select which alerts you would like to receive from NOAA & the National Weather Service



Attention Mobile Device Users:  At this time, users on mobile devices are unable to use the sign up form below for alerts. Regroup (the emergency alerts service provider) is aware of the issue and working to resolve this. Mobile users can text "DareEmergencyAlerts" to 30890 to sign up for text alerts. To sign up for email alerts, please visit this webpage on a desktop/laptop computer.




You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.