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Updates and Alerts

Current Alerts and Information

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

Hot Weather Cooling Locations

These locations in Auburn are available for community members to seek relief from high temperatures.

  • The Senior Activity Center is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Visit 808 Ninth Street SE or call 253-931-3016.
  • The Ray of Hope Day Resource Center is open daily to assist persons experiencing homelessness. The Drop-In Center is located at 2806 Auburn Way N, or call 253-883-8925.
  • Overnight relief is available each night at the Sundown Overnight Shelter. The Sundown Shelter is available nightly from 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM. Please call 253-883-8925 for access.
  • The Arcadia Shelter & Drop-In Center is available during the day, Sunday - Saturday from 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM for people ages 12-24 and overnight, Sunday - Saturday from 9:00 PM to 8:00 AM for people ages 18-24. Visit 932 Auburn Way S or call 253-740-7189.

Other Ways to Beat the Heat

Need to cool down? These locations in Auburn have air conditioning:

Take a dip! Auburn has lots of water attractions to help community members stay cool. Learn how to be safe in and around water!

Learn more about staying safe during periods of extreme heat.

Be Informed in Auburn

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

Emergency Alerts

Sign up for the regional public information and notification service offered by both King and Pierce County Emergency Management.

The City of Auburn utilizes this system to send urgent information and alerts to Auburn residents to help you stay informed about potential hazards and threats that impact your area.

Register your 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.

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.


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.