Rehoboth Beach Beacon (Alerts)

Rehoboth Beach Beacon alerts let subscribers know via text or email when something is not as it should be in the City of Rehoboth Beach. The city sends out time-sensitive alerts, for example, when a road is closed, a water main repair is underway, a summer concert has been canceled due to severe weather, or a life-threatening emergency exists. The city anticipates that subscribers will receive, on average, 3-4 alerts each month.

Sign up is easy!

Want to be in the know? Sign up is easy, and you can choose whether you prefer to receive text and/or email messages. This new alert system, powered by Nixle and Everbridge, replaces the former CodeRED system - and CodeRED users are required to sign up for the new system in order to receive alerts.

To sign up for Rehoboth Beach Beacon alerts, simply text REHOBCH to 888777. You'll also be asked if you'd like to submit an email address. You also may sign up here or by completing the form below.

Note that if you provide a mobile phone number and email address, you will receive most notifications via both text and email. The city will utilize phone/voice alerts only in the most critical situations; in order to receive any future voice alerts, you must provide a phone number.

Recent alerts

The City of Rehoboth Beach's most recent alerts are available below. You can view Rehoboth Beach Beacon notifications online as well.

Sign up to receive messages by email & text message.

You're in charge

It's important to note that Rehoboth Beach Beacon subscribers manage their own accounts and alert preferences. For privacy reasons, city staff are unable to access, unsubscribe, or make changes to subscriber accounts.

If you change your mind, though, it's easy to unsubscribe from the Rehoboth Beach Beacon alert system:

  • Unsubscribe from text messages by texting STOP to 888777 and following the prompts.
  • Click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any Rehoboth Beach Beacon email notification.
  • Adjust account settings online.
  • Email a request to be unsubscribed.
Interested in severe weather alerts?

The City of Rehoboth Beach does not generally provide severe weather alerts via email/text. If you'd like to receive local forecasts and weather alerts on your phone, the National Weather Service provides instructions for adding its app to your mobile phone homescreen.

The National Weather Service also does not provide direct email/text alerts to the general public, but does provide a list of commercial alerting resources for various severe weather alert delivery options.

Stay Informed!