The response function includes dissemination of warning and emergency information; coordination for the overall response through the Emergency Coordination Center; management of emergency resources; and liaison with state and federal government. DEM is responsible for the coordination of major disasters that occur within unincorporated Snohomish County and as requested to partner jurisdictions. This includes winter storms, floods, earthquake, major fires, HAZMAT spills / leaks and terrorism-related incidents.

Emergency Information Updates

  • Follow us on Twitter (SnoCo_DEM) for updates and information on all emergencies.
  • Sign up for Emergency Alerts here.

24-Hour Recorded Flood Watch / Warning Information

Flood Watch and Warning updates are updated as a situation requires during storm season.

  • Snohomish County Flood Warnings Website
  • Skykomish, Snoqualmie, and Snohomish Rivers: 425-388-3653 (regularly updated messaging)
  • Stillaguamish River: 425-388-3702 (regularly updated messaging)