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Greenwood County Emergency Management

311 N Main Suite 1
Eureka, KS 67045
Levi Vinson - Director 

Public Information Officer

Mission Statement
The primary mission of Greenwood County Emergency Management is to reduce the vulnerability of citizens to the impact of natural and man-made disasters. To achieve this goal comprehensive all hazards emergency planning with partner agencies is conducted. Through these plans we will create resilient communities with the tools to adapt and overcome disasters.

Please take a moment to fill in the appropriate information on the CodeRED® emergency notification system page to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include: evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports. 

CodeRED® WeatherWarning:

Greenwood County has added another service to its emergency notification system with the CodeRED® Weather Warning service. The system identifies persons who have signed up for the service who are in the path of a tornado, severe thunderstorm, or flooding. The system uses National Weather Service alerts received electronically, selects the appropriate subscribers, and delivers the warnings. 

To receive these warnings, you need to click on the image above, fill in your contact information, and check the box in the WeatherWarning section of the page. These warnings will come to your home telephone and/or your cellular telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

CodeRED® database has all local numbers except cellular telephones. These can be added by clicking on the link below and filling in the information.

For frequently asked questions regarding CodeRED® please click here

Siren Testing

To ensure proper siren function when it is required Greenwood County Emergency Management, with the coordination of Greenwood County Sheriff's Department 911 Communications, regularly tests storm sirens county-wide. The schedule is as follows:

  • March 1st - October 31st
  • Monday at 6:00pm
  • Weather permitting. Sirens will not be tested if overcast or severe weather conditions are forecasted
  • Sirens that are tested include:
    • City of Madison
    • City of Hamilton
    • City of Eureka
    • Eureka City Lake
    • Community of Reece
    • City of Severy
    • City of Fall River
During severe weather it is Greenwood County policy to NOT sound an all clear tone. If the siren is activated multiple times new warnings have been issued.

Greenwood County Siren Activation Policy

Storm Spotter Training
Annual storm spotter training is conducted at Eureka JR/SR High School. The training is provided by National Weather Service Wichita Forecast Office. The training is free and welcome to all who wish to attend.

2023 Training- March 6th, 6:30pm

Greenwood County Burn Policy 
The management of land with prescribed burning is one key in the continued sustainability of the Flint Hills ecosystem. Greenwood County has adopted the following regulations regarding controlled burning, Greenwood County Burning Regulations.

Citizen Reporting
Greenwood County has created a conduit for citizens to easily relay damage reports, road conditions, and storm pictures. Please send relevant information to

EPCRA- Accessibilty of SARA Title III Hazardous Substance Information
Section 324 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, also known as SARA Title III (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, PL99-499) requires public notice at least once annually informing the public of the means to access information about extremely hazardous substances that are manufactured, stored, and used within their community. Follow-up emergency notices may subsequently be issued.

Accordingly, information concerning LEPC meetings, SARA Title III hazardous materials planning which is included in the Greenwood County Emergency Operations Response Plan, materials safety data sheets (MSDS/SDS), hazardous chemical inventory forms, listing extremely hazardous substances manufactured, stored, or used within Greenwood County can be obtained during normal business hours by contacting Greenwood County Emergency Management at 620-583-5045.