Category: Emergency Preparation

When it rains it pours, Petaluma!

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA ESPAÑOL When it rains it pours, Petaluma! Several atmospheric river events are causing heavy wind and rain today. Please use caution when traveling on the roadways. Heavy rainfall may lead to debris flows and flash flooding in and near recent burn areas. Rapid ponding of water in urban and poor drainage … Continued

¡Cuánta lluvia Petaluma!

¡Cuánta lluvia Petaluma! Para el día de hoy se esperan varios eventos atmosféricos fluviales con vientos fuertes y lluvias. Le pedimos por favor que tenga cuidado al viajar por las calles y carreteras.  Las lluvias intensas pueden provocar deslaves y escombros además de inundaciones repentinas en las áreas recientemente quemadas (y en sus alrededores). Es posible que en áreas urbanas y con drenaje pobre se genere encharcamiento rápido de agua. Los automovilistas, peatones y ciclistas … Continued

Flash Flood Warning

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA ESPAÑOL Heads up, Petaluma! Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to parts of California. Heavy rainfall may lead to debris flows and flash flooding in and near recent burn areas. Rapid ponding of water in urban and poor drainage areas is possible. Motorist, pedestrians, … Continued

Peligro de Inundaciones Repentinas

¡Atención, Petaluma! Debido a varios eventos fluviales atmosféricos habrá vientos fuertes y lluvias generalizadas que serán de moderadas a fuertes en algunas partes de California. Las lluvias intensas pueden conllevar a aludes de lodo/escombros e inundaciones repentinas en las áreas recientemente afectadas por los incendios y sus cercanías. La capacidad de drenaje puede verse afectada resultando insuficiente y … Continued

Wildfire update – September 28 2020, 8 p.m.

En español Evening Update on Sonoma County Fires September 28, 8 p.m. Once again, Petaluma is stepping up to support neighboring communities dealing with wildfires. City Police and Fire personnel have been deployed to assist with evacuations and firefighting. Other City staff have been working closely with the County and local partners, such as the … Continued

Wildfire update – September 28 2020, 10:30 a.m.

En español Update on Sonoma County Fires, September 28, 10:30 A.M. Fires in Napa County and Sonoma County are having a devastating effect on our neighbors to the east and north. We want to reassure the community that at this time, there is no fire threat to Petaluma. The City of Petaluma is responding to … Continued

9/8/2020 – Public Safety Power Shutoff

In order to reduce the risk of wild fires, energy companies like PG&E will turn off power in certain areas during times of extreme fire danger. This type of power outage is called a Public Safety Power Shutoff, or PSPS. PG&E has announced a PSPS event in some of its service areas starting on September … Continued

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