8 Municipal Drive, Park Hills, MO 63601 | Non-Emergency: (573) 431-3122
City Warning System
City sirens sound only as a warning for residents outdoors to immediately take shelter: no siren sounds for a watch or an all-clear. If you are indoors during a storm, please tune your radio or television to a local station for warnings.
Siren tests are scheduled at 12:00 noon on every Monday, weather permitting.
Beginning October 1, 2020, the City of Park Hills is discontinuing the CodeRED Emergency Notification System. Residents are encouraged to sign up for the County's emergency notification system, RAVE Mobile Safety/Smart 911 Connect.
The RAVE alert system is FREE to St. Francois County residents. It will only take a few minutes to sign up and enjoy a service that just may save your life. See the link at the bottom of this post to sign up now!
The RAVE system is used to send emergency notifications, from weather warnings to evacuation notices and missing child alerts. Residents and businesses located within St. Francois County are encouraged to sign up for RAVE to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications and other important information and instructions when alerts are issued.
With RAVE, you also get the option of receiving the RAVE Weather Warnings. These alerts are automatically generated when the National Weather Service issues a warning for your location. You get to choose which alerts you receive! This early warning could prove to be lifesaving.
When you enroll in the RAVE system, alerts are issued to you by your geographical location. Alerts can be sent to your cell phone, landline, text, and email.
Park Hills is exposed to diverse hazards, which have the potential for disrupting the community, causing damage and creating casualties. Natural hazards include floods, fires, tornadoes, and severe storms. Park Hills also faces the threat of hazardous material accidents involving the transportation, manufacture, and storage of chemicals on the highways and in the city's industrial areas.
To address these potential threats, the Emergency Management Division maintains the city's emergency management plan. This plan provides the framework upon which the City of Park Hills prepares for, responds to and performs its emergency response functions during times of natural or man-made disasters or national emergencies. The plan is based on phases of Emergency Management. Those phases are outlined below.
Short and long-term activities which restore city operations and help return the community to a normal state.
Apply for emergency storm recovery assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency at FEMA 500 C Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20472, or call Disaster Assistance: (800) 621-FEMA
Training & Resources
The Emergency Management Department also provides public education and training. They plan and hold training exercises with city departments and outside agencies. They advise the public through the media about the severity of the emergency and the response and recovery underway.
To assist you in better understanding and preparing for the potential threats we face in Park Hills, we have included additional information on specific topics as well as links to other emergency management and weather sites on the Internet. You can find those links below.