Star City Alerts is the City of Roanoke’s official emergency alert and notification system. This system is used to send alerts to the public during emergencies. Star City Alerts is a free service that allows you to sign up online to receive customized alerts via text message, email, and voice message.
In addition to emergency alerts, you can also choose to receive customizable community notifications. These include notifications about severe weather, safety, health, utility disruptions, major traffic incidents, and more. This service is provided by the City of Roanoke at no cost to the public; however, message and data rates may apply.