City Alert System

Reach Alert is a notification system used by the City to send time-sensitive emergency notifications such as weather warnings, tax payment deadline reminders, road closures, etc. (referred to as an "alert") and community event announcements such as social events, lost/found pets, etc. (referred to as a "reminder") that affect the City of Anchorage and/or its residents. All residents are encouraged to sign up for the Reach Alert system.
Residents are able to personalize their alert notifications generated by the City:

  • Receive City messages via text, email, or phone (cell or landline).
  • Add up to five addresses or phone numbers.
  • Update contact information at any time.
Visit to sign up for notifications. 
Click here for instructions on creating and updating an account.