Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS)

During an emergency, alert and warning officials need to provide the public with life-saving information quickly. IPAWS is a modernization and integration of the nation’s alert and warning infrastructure, and will save time when time matters most, protecting life and property.  Watch a video about IPAWS. 

Testing the IPAWS System

Napa County performed a test to the Mass Notification System on December 11, 2019. Testing focused on the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system and the Nixle alerting system. A survey was open in both English and Spanish to collect information about the test. The survey closed at 11:59pm, on 12/11/19. 

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