Office of Emergency Management

  • Monitors weather for flash floods, violent storms and tornadoes.
  • Establishes emergency shelters for disasters i.e. tornadoes or floods.
  • Operates Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during disasters to coordinate and maintain essential city services.

Weather/Emergency Links:



Emergency Preparedness:

View emergency preparedness resources on how to prepare for a wide range of emergencies.



View information on how to prepare and plan for possible hazards including severe storms, tornadoes, public health emergencies, hail, flooding, extreme temperatures, hazardous materials incidents, winter storms, utility failure, wildfires, energy/fuel shortage, lightning, etc.


NIMS/ICS Training:

Access links to NIMS-related courses offered online by the Emergency Management Institute.


Grand Prairie Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services:

Founded in 1952, the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) is a public service provided by a reserve (volunteer) communications group within government agencies in times of extraordinary need.