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Emergency Notification Methods

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)


NOAA Weather Radio
Purchase and use this radio in your home with a tone alert feature. This will allow you to receive warnings.
For Highlands County programming information - Click Here.


Mobile Devices Alerting

Wireless Emergency Alert System
The Wireless Emergency Alert System can be used to broadcast three types of emergency alerts:

PRESIDENTIAL ALERTS
Issued by the U.S. President in the event of a nationwide emergency.

IMMINENT THREAT ALERTS
Typically issued by the National Weather Service; in the Highlands County area, these could include both “extreme” warnings (tornado and high winds) and “severe” warnings (flash floods).

AMBER ALERTS
Issued by law enforcement to share information about a child abduction.


Highlands County Informational App for iPhone and Android

  • County Events
  • County Announcements
  • County Department Information
  • Current Weather
  • Recreation Information and Locations
  • Library Information and Locations
  • Emergency information