Be Prepared: Sign Up for Emergency Alerts

Posted on November 7, 2019

It is recommended that all residents register for free emergency alerts, in case severe weather affects our area.

Residents can find out about emergency road closings, program cancellations or service delays by signing up for free bulletins from Somerset County and from Montgomery Township.


Somerset County uses to send emergency email bulletins and text alerts. In addition to email and text alerts, the Somerset County homepage at will have direct links to the most up-to-date information, in the event of emergencies.

These include closure of county-owned roads and bridges; flood watches and warnings; and county program delays or closings, such as senior centers, transportation services and Meals on Wheels.

To sign up, visit and enter your email address, cell phone number or both. You also can sign up for text alerts by texting the keyword SCNJALERTS to 888777. If you are already receiving emergency-alert emails or texts from Somerset County, there is no need to re-register. Although the alerts service is free, text-messaging charges from your wireless carrier may apply.

To stay up to date with other Somerset County events and information, sign up for free e-notifications at or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.



You may also receive Emergency Alerts from Montgomery Township Police via Nixle by selecting Montgomery Township, NJ or going directly to:

For many more good sources of local information in case of an emergency, go to our Emergency Information Channels page of this website at: .

To stay up to date with other Montgomery Township news and events, sign up for free E-bulletins in box on right of Township website’s homepage:

Sources: Somerset County Office of Public Information & Montgomery Twp. Public Info