Emergency Alerts Through Nixle

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Local Emergency Information


The City of Calistoga and Napa County are using Nixle, a secure internet communications platform to release important information to the community. Nixle is a free service that allows the user to receive trusted, up to the minute information from the City and County.

Notifications may include information regarding, severe weather warnings, wildfires, road closures/detours, police activity, local events, missing persons, crime prevention tips, etc. 

You can sign up for Nixle online here: or text Calistoga's zip code (94515) to 888777

Current and past Nixle alerts are accessible online here:


  • Do I have to register to use Nixle?

Anyone can view information by going to without registering. However, to customize the information you receive and the locations you receive it from, in addition to receiving information by text message and/or email you must set up an account. Once registered you can personalize your locations and your preferences, making the service fit your needs.

  • How does registration work?

Nixle asks for routine information in the registration process. First set-up a user name and password. Then enter your address or closest cross-street. Then choose where you want to receive your information, whether by text over your mobile device or e-mail. Add as many locations as you would like at no additional cost. It’s that simple!

  • Do I have to give my mobile phone number?

No. However, the strength of the Nixle system is the delivery of real-time messages when you’re on the go. The best way to stay up-to-date with important information that could affect you and your family is to receive notifications by e-mail and mobile device.