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Current News Updates & Alerts
Jasper County Emergency Management
1030 W 2nd St S, Newton, IA 50208 Phone: 641-792-7555
Jasper County EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
The CodeRed™ system provides city officials with the ability to provide pre-recorded emergency telephone notification/information messages to targeted areas or the entire city. Residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for CodeRed™ to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications when alerts are issued. Sign up here
An Incident Command System (ICS) Toolbox has been provided by Region 1 Homeland Security for instruction with local Public Safety Personnel.
To View, click here
On September 20, 2011 FEMA approved the Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the entire county. The plan is reviewed and updated every five years.
To view, click here
ALERT TYPES Moments after a severe thunderstorm, flash flood or tornado warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, telephone messages will be sent to affected citizens.
OPT-IN TO GET THE CALL To receive alerts for any combination of severe weather warnings click on the logo above.
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Jasper County is currently updating the Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional All-Hazard Mitigation Plan for all Jasper County communities, school districts, and unincorporated areas in Jasper County. We are requesting individuals to complete the survey at the link below.
This survey questionnaire provides an opportunity for you to share your opinions and participate in the mitigation planning process. The information you provide will help us better understand your hazard concerns and identify policies and projects that can help lessen the impact of future hazard events. It is very important that every community participate in this survey. Please complete the survey and return the address below. To complete the survey, click here
Checkout these websites before you headout into severe weather conditions. WWW511A.ORG and TRACKAPLOW.IOWADOT.GOV
WINTER TRAVEL RESOURCES