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Additional rain increases risk of landslides

Notification from the National Weather Service: All the heavy rain this weekend has put extra pressure on soil instability, which leads to an increased threat of landslides. Landslide warning signs include: - Springs, seeps or saturated ground in areas that have not typically been wet before - New cracks or unusual bulges in the ground, pavement, or sidewalks - Soil moving away from foundations - Broken water lines or other [...]

Winter Weather NOAA

Severe Weather Shelter

Did you know that Kitsap County offers severe weather shelters during extreme cold weather? Learn more about the availability of this service.  Interested in helping at one of the severe weather shelters? Sign-up today to be a volunteer.

Be Alert!

The Kitsap County Alert is an emergency notification system that helps you stay informed about the local hazards and threats that may impact you and your family. To register or update your information, click here. Sign ups are free!

Holiday Closures

KCDEM will close on:

  • December 24 in observance of Christmas
  • December 31 in observance of New Year’s Day

Kitsap 9-1-1

October 25, 2021|

The Dispatch center advises they are ramping up changing gears, a program which allows for adjustment of lower priority 9-1-1 calls to be handled directly by fire agency dispatch operations. The current high winds have [...]

Participants in Detecting Domestic and Homegrown Violent Extremism are introduced to the differences between domestic and homegrown violent extremism, indicators of extremist behavior, characteristics of [...]

Wednesday, December 15, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. PT via Zoom Online Platform This webinar will focus on steps individuals can take to improve their [...]

Cascadia Rising 2022 Table Top Exercise

February 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This eight-hour exercise is a lead up to the major Cascadia Rising 2022 national-level field exercise. In this table top exercise, participants will practice using [...]