Code Red (Emergency Notification)

CodeRED Emergency Notification & Weather Warning System
The City of St James, MN. and Watonwan County Fire Protection District have installed the CodeRED Emergency Notification System – a high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications.

This system allows us to notify residents of emergency situations that require immediate action. Once activated, the system will call your contact number and leave messages in voicemail boxes and on answering machines.

St. James residents can sign up for CodeRED Weather Warning while signing up for CodeRED Emergency Notification System. The CodeRED Weather Warning is a severe weather early warning service that will call your contact number and deliver an alert message shortly after a warning is issued by the National Weather Service for your area.

CLICK HERE to sign up your business, home phone or cell phone. It is important that you sign up and update your contact information as needed for the system to be effective.


Examples of times when the CodeRED system could be utilized:
  • Drinking water contamination 
  • Evacuation notice 
  • Missing or endangered person 
  • Bomb threat 
  • Hostage situation 
  • Chemical spill or gas leak 
To enroll by phone, call (816) 220-CODE (2633). For more information, contact us.