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Updates and Alerts

NOTE: If you are having an emergency, call 9-1-1 right away. The Office of Emergency Management cannot dispatch emergency services to you.   

Be Informed in Auburn

Stay informed before, during, and after emergencies by seeking information from these resources:

Sign up to Get Emergency Alerts

Both King County and Pierce County have opt-in notification and alert services:

The City of Auburn utilizes these systems to send urgent information and alerts to Auburn residents to help them stay informed about potential hazards and threats that impact the community.

Residents should register their physical address(es), email address(es), and phone number(s) to receive important safety information. Sign up is free and secure.

Residents living in or near Pierce County should consider signing up for both systems.

Warming Locations

Overnight shelter is available at these locations in Auburn for people who need a warm place to stay. 

Sundown Overnight Shelter

The Sundown Overnight shelter is available from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Call the Auburn Food Bank at 253-833-8925 for access and information. Safe parking is also available.

Arcadia Shelter & Drop-In Center

The Arcadia shelter is available from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. for people ages 18-24. Visit 932 Auburn Way S or call 253-740-7189 for more information.

Find Warmth During the Day

Ray of Hope Resource Center: The Ray of Hope is open daily to assist those persons experiencing homelessness. The drop in center is located at 2806 Auburn Way N, or call 253-833-8925 for more information.

Libraries: King County libraries are open for daytime warming during regular hours. Visit the Auburn Library at 1102 Auburn Way S.

Malls: The Outlet Collection in Auburn is open to the public for daytime warming. Visit the Outlet Collection at 1101 Outlet Collection Way.

Additional Alert and Warning Services

King County Emergency News - Emergency updates and alerts in King County.

Pierce County Alerts and Notifications - Emergency status and alerts in Pierce County.

King County Flood Alerts - Sign up for free Flood Alerts to stay informed of flood conditions.

National Weather Service Alerts - Receive customized weather-related alerts from the NWS.

AlertSeattle - Work or spend a lot of time in Seattle? Sign up for the City's own  emergency alert system.

Garbage, Recycling & Yard+Food Waste Services - See status of collection services, collection alerts, and report missed collections online.