Governor Inslee urges citizens to sign up for emergency alerts

Governor Jay Inslee is thanking the U.S. Coast Guard for lending a hand in the state’s flooding emergency.

A video posted by USCG Pacific Northwest showed a chopper crew pulling a man from a submerged truck in Southwest Washington Tuesday. They also saved four people stranded in a home.

Governor Inslee tweeted his gratitude Wednesday morning:

And he urged people to sign up for alerts from their local emergency managers.

You can sign up here.