Emergency Management

Local Weather

 Local Weather Connection CLICK HERE 

 Or call Bowie Municipal Airport 940-872-2366
For Additional Weather Conditions CLICK HERE

Outdoor Warning Sirens

The City of Bowie has four outdoor warning sirens that are used to alert citizens of impending emergencies. The siren system is tested monthly in order to maintain the accuracy of the working system. They are tested on the First Monday of every month for approximately 1 minute at 5:00 p.m. During inclement weather, the test is postponed.

Listen for Real Emergency Siren Sounds 

Test: First Monday of every month for approximately one minute at 5:00 p.m.

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What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Virus

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.
Symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a cough, a high temperature and shortness of breath. Simple measures like washing your hands often with soap and water can help stop viruses like coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading.
There’s no specific treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19).Treatment aims to relieve the symptoms until you recover. It's not known exactly how coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads from person to person, but similar viruses are spread in cough droplets.

The City of Bowie is taking precautions to prevent the onset and spread of the virus by encouraging those hosting any event to ensure that appropriate precautions be taken to reduce contact and the possible spread of the virus.   


CLICK HERE for current Emergency Alerts

Alerts are posted for the following reasons:

  • Severe Weather
  • Street Closers / Modification
  • Water Usage Restrictions / Notifications
  • Hazardous Material Spill/leak
  • Amber Alerts
  • Police Emergency Alerts
  • Fire Emergency / Wildfire
  • Power Outages
  • Homeland Security Emergency
  • Utility Upgrades affecting public users

To register for Emergency Alerts please CLICK HERE


The Emergency Management Team is requesting information on Storm Shelter locations within the Area. Please complete and submit the form to assist emergency teams in locating all residents during an emergency. If you need assistance with the form submittal please contact City Hall 940-872-1114. 

Storm Shelter Registration


Lightning Awareness and Safety

The NWS has put together a site with resources you can use to help educate people in your area about the dangers of lightning http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/