Receiving Information about Emergencies
There are numerous ways for Glynn County residents to stay informed before, during and after emergencies.
The following items will describe how you can receive alerts and warnings from public safety officials.
On the Web
Use credible websites to get information about natural hazards and emergency preparedness. Glynn County works closely with the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center regarding storm predictions and forecasts.
Social media and other advanced communications technologies are used by Glynn County and by emergency managers statewide.
· Glynn County EMA on Facebook
· Glynn County Board of Commissioners on Facebook
- National Weather Service – Jacksonville
- The City of Brunswick Facebook
- Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency
Alerts – Mobile / Text (SMS) & Email
Be sure you have a phone charger to keep your phone charged if the power goes out.
If you have a cell phone or smartphone, you have lots of options for receiving up-to-date information about emergencies:
- CodeRED- Subscribe to the Glynn County Emergency Notification System
CodeRed allows Glynn County 911 and EMA to send messages to the public by text/SMS, e-mail, and Internet posts.
- The National Weather Service can now send free weather warnings directly to your phone if a hazard is imminent in Glynn County. Check with your wireless carrier to see if your wireless phone is WEA (Wireless Emergency Alert) enabled to receive these messages.
NOAA Weather Radio
NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts, and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from a station nearest your location. NOAA Weather Radios are typically inexpensive, easily available in stores, and can usually be programmed for your specific area. NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards
Traditional Media & Glynn County Radio
- Continue to monitor traditional media sources – TV, newspapers, and radio – to stay informed of breaking news and continued coverage of emergency events.
104.9 is a Glynn County-maintained and operated radio station used to broadcast important safety information including but not limited to weather reports, natural disasters, general safety information, operational information, and any other communications deemed important by Glynn County and its affiliates during major emergency events.