In coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, FEMA will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Wednesday, August 11th at 11:20 A.M. PT.
Lamorinda’s 2021 Virtual Evacuation Exercise
On Saturday July 31st, the Lamorinda police departments (Moraga, Orinda & Lafayette), Moraga-Orinda Fire, Contra Costa County Fire, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and the Contra Costa County Community Warning System will be conducting a joint virtual evacuation exercise. The drill will include all of Lamorinda and the Community of Canyon.
El Cerrito/Kensington CWS Test
El Cerrito/Kensington CWS Test was held on Sunday, May 2nd at 8:00 a.m.
Personal Emergency Information
Contra Costa Residents! Providing voluntary emergency information to first responder agencies can help first responders know how to best assist you or a member of your household during an emergency. What information would you want them to know? Here is a handy guide and Emergency Communications Centers contact information.
Disability, Access and Functional Needs Forum
Tune in to Contra Costa County's 7th Annual Disability and Access and Functional Needs Forum and learn how COVID-19, wildfires, and Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) have changed the way public safety agencies respond to disasters. Click to see the flyer.
Stay At Home Order
Community Warning System Caller ID has changed to 925-655-0195.
Fire Safety: Severe Weather Ahead
We are under an NWS Red Flag Warning from Sunday evening through Monday morning for all of Contra Costa County. Additional fire weather and gusty winds are expected to affect our entire area Monday through Tuesday morning. The fire weather we are forecast to experience will be significant. Any fire that starts will likely spread … Continue reading Fire Safety: Severe Weather Ahead
Our NEW Caller ID
Add us to your contact list so you recognize any Community Warning System alerts as coming from us! Our caller ID is: 925-655-0195 To make sure you answer the phone for a CWS alert: Add this number as a new contact in your mobile device and label it “Community Warning System”Assign or add this new … Continue reading Our NEW Caller ID
North Orinda Evacuation Exercise
The Community Warning System is partnering with Moraga Orinda Fire District (MOFD), Orinda Police Department, the Moraga Police Department and Lamorinda CERT to conduct an evacuation exercise in North Orinda on Saturday, January 26th from 7:00-8:00. While the lessons learned will be relevant to the entire MOFD jurisdiction, the exercise is limited to residents of … Continue reading North Orinda Evacuation Exercise
Marsh Fire Updates
Updates about the Marsh Fire, July 2018.