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Flood Declaration issued for Point No Point

The area is unsafe. Vehicles could damage the roadway. Please do not visit the area during this emergency. Flood footage via Darren Gurnee on Youtube. Point No Point County Park and the surrounding area in Hansville is experiencing flooding due to a combination of heavy rains and a ‘King Tide’. The storm surge overtopped and damaged the beach berm located north of Point No Point [...]

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Nisqually earthquake aftermath

Courtesy of the USGS

The 2001 Nisqually earthquake occurred at 10:54:32 local time on February 28, 2001 and lasted nearly a minute. The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8 and caused extensive injuries and property damage.  Learn more about earthquakes, including the local threat in Kitsap County.

Be Alert!

Kitsap Alert is an emergency notification system that provides critical safety information in the event of an emergency in Kitsap County. You can choose to receive information via text message, email and/or an automated voice phone call. KCDEM moved to a new alert and warning platform in January, 2023. Information did not transfer over from the old system in an effort to protect the privacy of personal information.  Click here to register. Sign ups are free!

 Holiday Closures

KCDEM will be closed on:

  • President’s Day, February 20

Recent News

Severe Weather Shelters open Jan 30

January 30, 2023|

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, four Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters are open Monday, January,  30, 2023. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. except as noted for the Village [...]

Severe Weather Shelters open Jan 28 & 29

January 27, 2023|

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, four Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters are open Saturday, January,  28 and Sunday, January 29. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. except as noted [...]

Severe Weather Shelters open Jan. 22

January 20, 2023|

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, four Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters are open Sunday, January,  22. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. except as noted for the Village Green [...]