Mayor Jorge Elorza and Providence Emergency Management Director Michael Borg have announced that the City will be using the CodeRed Emergency Notification System to alert residents in emergency situations.
Visit the LIVE Fox Point Hurricane Barrier camera to check-out what’s going on in the Port of Providence. Whether you want to find out about the sailing and fishing conditions or to see if the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier River Gates are closed for the next storm, this is the best place to stay informed. (Courtesy WPRI-12, NBC & PEMA)
Hurricane season starts on 1 June each year and ends six months later on 30 November. Being properly prepared and aware of your surroundings and the potential hazards and risks, like flood zones, is key to keeping you, your family and your business safe.
Some emergencies may require that you leave your home and travel to an emergency shelter. The City has a list of shelter sites appropriate for various types of disasters. Stay tuned to local radio and TV stations for information on when sheltering or evacuation is necessary.
Get your daily Providence weather outlook, seven-day and hourly forecasts and links to the Doppler Radar straight from the source. Keep track of the weather at our Online Weather Center powered by Weather Bug.
How would you stay in touch with your loved ones if Providence experienced a natural disaster or other emergency? SafetyMaps.org is a free online tool that helps you plan for this situation. You can use it to choose a safe meeting place, print a customized map and share it with your loved ones.
Get important information about keeping yourself, your family and business prepared and up-to-date with the latest facts. PEMA's online resource center provides a comprehensive list of national and local resources that you can use to stay informed.