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Jefferson County,
Missouri
Est. 1818
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Public Warning System

 

All-Hazards Radios

 

The OEM highly recommends everyone keep at least one NOAA All-Hazards Weather Radio with Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) capability in your home and workplace. These radios can be programmed to automatically deliver severe weather watches and warnings affecting the places you care about.

 

The SAME programming information for Jefferson County is below. If you have any issues setting up your Weather Radio, you can schedule a time to stop by the OEM and one of our staff will assist you.

  

County:          Jefferson

SAME Code:   029099

Transmitter:    St. Louis

Frequency:     162.550

Call Sign:       KD089                      

 

For more information about All-Hazards Radios, check out the NOAA website:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/

 

 

CodeRED Reverse 911 System

 

Another great warning tool available in Jefferson County is the CodeRED notification system. This is run through Jefferson County 911 and can be used to send significant emergency information to your phone, including severe weather notifications. It’s also completely free of charge! You must sign up for this service through Jefferson County 911 either on their website at http://www.jeffco911.org/ or by calling the dispatch center at 636-797-9797.

 

Some of Jefferson County's municipalities maintain their own CodeRED System. Links to sign up for these is below:

 

Festus 

 

Online: http://www.cityoffestus.org/police/Police-Department/Code-Red

Paper sign-up forms are available at city library or police station

  

Herculaneum 

  

Online: http://cityofherculaneum.org/Code%20Red.html

 

 Pevely 

 

 Online: http://www.cityofpevely.org/

  

 

Outdoor Warning Sirens

 

Jefferson County does not have an outdoor warning siren system though some of its municipalities do.