Be Informed. Stay Warm.

The first step to saving energy is being informed. It is important to be aware of resources, weather conditions, and emergency alerts to stay safe.
  • AlertDC is the official communications system for the District that allows you to pick the type of emergency alerts, notifications, and updates you receive directly from D.C. public safety officials. View current alerts.

  • Cold Emergency Alerts occur when the National Weather Service forecasts weather that presents a danger to residents, especially those who are outdoors and experiencing homelessness.

  • DC HSEMA’s Winter Weather Map provides critical information during and after a winter storm, such as winter watches, warnings and advisories, a snowplow tracker, calls for services and power outages.

  • Pepco’s list of current outages allows customers to report an outage, check your outage status and view Pepco’s outage map.