Emergency Information Channels

Alert Systems & Social Media: Most emergency scenerios occur locally.  Advanced communications technologies are used by emergency managers locally, statewide, as well as nationally.


On the Web: Use credible websites to get information about natural hazards and emergency preparedness. The Office of Emergency Mgt. works closely with the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center regarding storm predictions and forecasts.

Traditional Media:

NOAA Weather Radio: NOAA Weather Radio is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service Office.  NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. NOAA Weather Radios are typically inexpensive, easily available in stores and can often be programmed for your specific area.

TV & Radio — Monitor these sources as well to stay informed of breaking news and continued coverage of emergency events. Some local radio stations include WPRB-103.3FM Princeton, WCTC-1450AM New Brunswick, NJ101.5 FM Trenton, and WPST 97.5FM Princeton.