Polk County Residents can be notified within minutes of a National Weather Service warning, issued for the following local weather events:
To receive these notifications, however, you must take a few moments to register an account on the Code Red website (clicking on the link or the Weather Warning icon will open up a new web browser window).
- Severe thunderstorms
- Flash floods
Polk County Residents are allowed to register one primary phone number, and one alternate phone number per person. Accommodations for the hearing impaired (TDD/TTY) can also be made during registration.
All pending registrations will be reviewed to confirm that you are a resident of Polk County before your new account can be approved. Please do not call 911 with questions related to Code Red, or register for this weather warning system.
This weather warning notification services is provided as a courtesy service to the residents of Polk County, Georgia.
If you have questions about Code Red or the registration process, please call the Polk County Emergency Management Agency at 770-748-3439.