Emergency Management

City of Edmonds Emergency Management
121 5th Ave. N.    Edmonds, WA 98020
Chuck Wallace - Safety & Disaster Coordinator
Office - (425) 771-0277 Cell - (425) 218-6766
In the event of any emergency, please call 911

City of Edmonds Emergency Management

Focusing people, plans and programs to promote  prepared and resilient City of Edmonds

The Edmonds Office of Emergency Management works to ensure the City of Edmonds is ready for any kind of emergency. The Edmonds Office of Emergency Management works with organizations throughout the City, county, region and state, to plan for, prepare, respond to, and mitigate possible emergencies within the City, while lessening their impact upon people, the economy and our environment, in an attempt to recover as quickly as possible from any type of event.

To meet our mission, the Edmonds Office of Emergency Management:

  • Inform and instruct the public how to prepare for emergencies at home, work and play.
  • Develops public safety plans for major events within the City.
  • Oversees development of the City’s plans for large-scale emergencies and disasters.
  • Conducts training and exercises to test the effectiveness of plans and policies.
  • Collects, analyzes, and disseminates incident information.
  • Coordinates and supports responses to and recovery from emergencies.


National Weather Service Seattle WA
1112 AM PST Tue Nov 29 2022
Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-
including Bellingham, Blaine, Point Roberts, Ferndale, Lynden,
Sumas, Sudden Valley, Burlington, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley,
La Conner, Conway, Everett, Lynnwood, Marysville, and Stanwood
1112 AM PST Tue Nov 29 2022


* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches,
  with locally higher amounts possible. Winds gusting as high as
  40 mph.

* WHERE...Lowlands of western Whatcom County, including Point
  Roberts, Lummi Island, Bellingham, and Sumas, Lowlands of
  western Skagit County, including Cypress Island, Guemes
  Island, Anacortes, Mount Vernon, and La Conner and Everett and
  vicinity, including Stanwood, Marysville, and Mountlake

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on very difficult travel.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Locally higher amounts are expected across
  the higher hills, as well as any stronger showers that may
  develop in a Puget Sound Convergence Zone. Snow amounts are
  expected to be highly variable across these locations.


Slow down and use caution while traveling.

For the latest road conditions in Washington state, call 5 1 1.


Emergency/Disaster Notification  – Sign up Today!

The previous Emergency and Disaster Notification System originating from Snohomish County Emergency Management has been replaced with a new alerting system with far more capability, called Smart 911. The new system allows you to sign up for emergency and disaster alerts specific to your address, plus allows you an option to provide information about your medicines, disability/motility issues and even information about your pets, should emergency responders ever be dispatched to your home.

You must (opt in), sign up for the new system, to receive future emergency or disaster alerts.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Smart 911 can be found here: https://www.smart911.com/smart911/accountMgt/faq.action 

  • Be sure to check the City of Edmonds – Opt in box when you sign up, to receive specific messages pertaining to the City of Edmonds as well as messages from the City of Edmonds Emergency Management Department.

(Click the link to join)

Sign up now!