A reminder of the availability of the CodeRED emergency alert notification system was posted on the Pittsfield City Hall Facebook page yesterday.

The CodeRed system will notify you of critical real-time information in the city and even more granular information on specific neighborhood warnings and issues.

The information could be based on severe weather, road closures, water flushing and a host of other important information.

Those interested in receiving CodeRed Alerts can sign up by texting ‘Pittsfield” to 99411 to enroll in the emergency alert program.

A CodeRED App for your city or town is available in the APP Store or Google Play.

WUPE sends out real-time EAS (Emergency Alert System) reports when triggered by the National Weather Service, by local and state police and by Homeland Security.  Every week radio and TV stations across the country tests the EAS system.

City Hall - City of Pittsfield

It's easier than ever to sign up for CodeRED, the City of Pittsfield's emergency alert notification system. This helpful resource provides timely and critical information pertaining to both the city as a whole, as well as neighborhood-specific issues.

Targeted messages are used to inform residents of road closures, hydrant flushing, weather-related events and emergencies