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Alert Loudoun is the notification system Loudoun County uses to send citizens emergency information, news releases, traffic information, weather alerts, and more.
The system will send you information you need wherever you are. For example, subscribers may register to receive weather alerts that affect not only their home address, but also their work location, their children’s day care provider, their children’s school, or their parents’ home.
Alert Loudoun also gives subscribers the ability to customize how they receive information - by text, email, and / or mobile app. The new system will first send a message to what you designate as your primary means of notification. If it doesn’t reach you that way, it will try another method.
You Can Control the Time of Your Alerts
Alerts can be sent at any time, but as a subscriber to Alert Loudoun, you may wish to establish a "quiet time." Under My Profile/Contact Information, each delivery method, such as email or text, has an option for a “Quiet Time,” which you can set so that you do not receive alerts during a particular time.
You can also set a quiet time for weather notifications, specifically, so that no weather alerts will be delivered to any device during the Quiet Time hours you designate. This feature can be enabled when you select weather alerts under the "My Alerts" section of your Alert Loudoun profile.
Enhanced Weather Alerts in Alert Loudoun
Alert Loudoun provides subscribers with the opportunity to receive weather alerts that could impact a geographic area associated with the addresses used when registering an account. By providing physical addresses with your account, you can customize and receive weather alerts targeted for those addresses.
The weather alerts now include a link to a webpage that displays more detailed information about the weather alert, including a list of the affected areas, a description of the weather event, protective actions, expected time frame and a map of the affected area.
In order for the Alert Loudoun system to implement the new weather alert technology, the addresses associated with the weather alerts will be limited to those within a specific geographic area. This will include Loudoun and the area within a 75-mile radius from the center of the National Capital Region (PDF) Opens a New Window. .
You can receive weather alerts through your email, by text to your cell phone or the Alert Loudoun/Everbridge app. Only tornado warnings are delivered through a phone call.
One of the most popular categories of Alert Loudoun is "Loudoun Traffic and Road Closures." Stay on top of what’s happening on Loudoun roads by signing up for traffic alerts.
Community Emergency Voice Notifications
Loudoun County residents can register their cell phones in the county’s community emergency voice notification database, which facilitates communication with groups of people in a defined geographic area. If you are interested in registering your wireless device with us, you may sign up through Alert Loudoun.
Sign up for email and/or text messages for any of the categories listed below by creating an Alert Loudoun account.
General County Announcements
- Adult Sports
- County Facility Closures/Status Changes
- County News Releases
- Elections/Voter Registration
- Loudoun Water Alerts
- Non-Emergency Public Health
- Sports Announcements
- Tax Notices
- General Emergency
- Health Emergency
- Safety Emergency
Emergency Voice Notifications
- Business Watch
- General News Releases
- Missing Person Alerts
- Neighborhood Watch
- Significant Events
- Wanted Subjects
School Closings and Delays
Alerts from Towns
- Town of Hamilton
- Town of Leesburg
- Town of Lovettsville
- Town of Middleburg
- Town of Purcellville
- Town of Round Hill
Traffic and Road Closures
Easy Opt-In by Text Categories
Opt in to receive text message for any of the categories listed below by simply sending a text message.
- English: Text LCCOVID19 to 888777
- Spanish: Text LCCOVIDESP to 888777
- Text LCVOTES to 888777
- Text TAXES to 888777
There is no charge but message and data rates may apply.
- Message frequency varies.
- Find more information here.
- How can I maximize the weather alerts in Alert Loudoun?
- Why is there a confirmation option with Alert Loudoun messages?
- I signed up to receive alerts as text messages on my cell phone but am not receiving the texts. Any idea why I am not receiving text message alerts?
- What is the best web browser to use with Alert Loudoun?
- Is there an app for Alert Loudoun?
- I live in Loudoun, but work in Fairfax. How can I sign up for another jurisdiction’s alerts?
- Will my contact information be shared with others?
- Is there a charge for this service?
- Who do I contact for more information?
To Stop Receiving Texts from Alert Loudoun
Texting STOP to an Everbridge notification will prevent all future TEXT notifications to your device. In order to resume text notifications, text RESUME to 88911 within 30 days. After 30 days, your phone number will be removed from your account. You will still continue to receive any notifications to other delivery methods, but you will not receive any notifications to the number you texted STOP from, including emergency notifications from Loudoun County.
Opt-In by Text Categories
For help, reply HELP to 888777. To cancel, reply STOP to 888777.