Downey Alerts

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The Downey Alerts – Citizen Notification System provides accurate, immediate emergency notifications from the City of Downey to your cell, work or home phone, via text, email or voice message. Receive notifications about emergencies that may affect your home, workplace, child's school, parents' home, or any other locations within our community.

  • Real-Time Weather Advisories for you or your family’s home, business, school, child care, or more
  • Infrastructure Issues including Utility Disruptions and Power Outages
  • Transportation Alerts including road closures, alternative mass transit routes and more
  • Emergency Notifications to keep you and your family prepared and informed during time of crisis

Get Started

Text downeyalerts to 888777 to register your cell phone number.

Or register below to add more contact information (i.e., landline numbers, emails, etc.).

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Your Preferences

Locations: You can choose to receive emergency alerts about specific neighborhoods, including around your home, workplace, your or your child’s school

Alert types: Choose what kind of alerts you want to receive, from weather to major road closures to water advisories

Preferred device: Select how you would like to be notified, and in what order: personal or work cell, email, phone, text message, etc.

Your Alerts

If you do not confirm receipt of the message on your primary device (your first choice for how you want to be contacted), the system will try your additional contact numbers or emails, in the preference order you specify, until it receives a confirmation from you that you received the message.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions or concerns, contact the City of Downey Office of Emergency Management at

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