Personal Preparedness

  1. Winter Weather Update - 1/13/2021 10 a.m.

    Pierce County roads are affected by water over the roadway, downed trees and debris, and downed utility lines. Some roads and lanes are closed. Read On...
  2. Winter Weather Update, 1/13/2021

    Check out to see a map of current roadway issues. Read On...
  3. Heavy Rain, Jan. 12, 2021

    Heavy rain is expected overnight. Use caution while driving. Read On...
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Preparedness is the foundation for building resilient communities. While Pierce County Emergency Management focuses on preparing our whole community for disasters, you also have a role to play in emergency preparedness. By planning ahead, you can increase your ability to survive and thrive in the face of disaster, everything from an earthquake to a major winter storm.
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Read the WA State Disaster Preparedness Guide online, download or share with friends and family!  Close out of full screen by scrolling to top middle of page. 

Pierce County Employee Emergency Preparedness

Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier encourages all County employees to be prepared at work and at home.  This includes having 14 days of supplies on hand and a communications plan with their family, to help get Pierce County back to normal after an emergency.