The city invites New Orleans residents to sign up for emergency notifications in advance of hurricane season.
The NOLA Ready emergency alert system sends immediate emergency notifications directly to citizens' cell, work or home phones via text, email or voice messages.
You can sign up to receive notifications that include information about emergencies, mandatory evacuations and weather advisories.
The city also sends out boil water advisories, power outages and traffic alerts.
The city also provides immediate notifications and safety tips during an emergency on social media.
On Twitter follow @NOLAREADY and follow NOLA Ready on Facebook.