Santa Rosa, CA – November 20, 2018 – Sonoma County
Emergency Managers are coordinating with the National Weather Service to
monitor the rain forecast for this week, and to identify any concerns in burned
areas. At this time, the National Weather Service forecast does not include a
flood watch or warning.
working with our local partners to ensure that our residents, our first
responders and our communities are fully prepared to respond to any challenges
this storm may bring as well as for the duration of this winter season.” shared
Sonoma County Chair of the Board of Supervisors, James Gore.
will continue to work with property owners and contractors to ensure that all
possible storm erosion control measures have been put into place to minimize
runoff and debris that may flow into the storm drain systems.
is prepared to take additional measures should the forecast change, which may
result in increased monitoring, staffing and communications.
good to be prepared. Here’s what you can do now to prepare for winter rains:
- Stay informed by texting 888-777 to sign up for Nixle, and
following the County of Sonoma on Social Media.
- Receive Alerts by signing up at SoCoAlert.com, and making sure that
Wireless Emergency Alerts have not been disabled on your mobile device.
- Plan ahead by packing an emergency kit and preparing an
evacuation plan with two routes.
- Be aware of changing conditions especially when
driving. In case of flooding on roadways, “turn around, don’t drown.”