STORM SEASON SAFETY: Snow Safety

STORM SEASON SAFETY: Snow Safety

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) works with local and state authorities to provide the necessary resources to the residents of California during this current storm season.    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE REPORT  According to the...
Storm Season Safety: Where to Find Sandbags 02.05.24

Storm Season Safety: Where to Find Sandbags 02.05.24

As a series of storms impact the state, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and local partners are coordinating sandbag locations in impacted counties. Cal OES continues to monitor the weather around the clock for possible impacts to...
Storm Season Safety Warming Center 02.04.2024

Storm Season Safety Warming Center 02.04.2024

As significant winter weather impacts much of California with multiple rounds of rain, heavy snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is working with local government partners to coordinate any...
Storm Season Safety Large Animal Preparedness

Storm Season Safety Large Animal Preparedness

As a series of strong, winter storms continue to bring rain, wind, and continued flooding to many parts of the state, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is reminding all Californians about the -importance of preparing your entire family –...
Storm Season Safety Evacuation Shelters

Storm Season Safety Evacuation Shelters

Through the California Department of Social Services and local governments, the state is working to ensure Californians impacted by winter storms have access to shelters and other resources. There are currently 4 shelters open across 4 counties. The total census is...
Storm Season Safety: Where to Find Sandbags 02.05.24

Where You Can Find Sandbags in Your County

As a series of storms approaches the state, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and local partners are coordinating sandbag locations in impacted counties. Cal OES continues to monitor the weather around the clock for possible impacts to...
STORM SEASON SAFETY: Warming Centers 

STORM SEASON SAFETY: Warming Centers 

As significant winter weather impacts much of California with multiple rounds of rain, heavy snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is working with local government partners to coordinate any...
STORM SEASON SAFETY: During Sustained Heavy Rainfall 

STORM SEASON SAFETY: During Sustained Heavy Rainfall 

As weather patterns threaten to bring increased rainfall and potential flooding to California, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) wants to remind all residents and communities that it is essential to stay safe during increased rainfall....
STORM SEASON SAFETY: Driving During a Storm

STORM SEASON SAFETY: Driving During a Storm

As the state faces wet weather in many areas, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) encourages all California drivers to make sure they are storm ready.   Driving can be challenging in the best of weather conditions. But when snowstorms,...
Power outages preparedness

Power outages preparedness

As the state prepares for another round of winter storms, The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) wants you and your family to be prepared if the power goes out.  BEFORE A POWER OUTAGE  As we prepare for this storm season, an important step is...
Storm Season Safety – Preparing Southern California for the Next Round of Rain

Storm Season Safety Preparing California for a Flood

As the state prepares for around of wet, cold weather, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like to remind California communities of the steps they can take now to stay safe before any flooding occurs. There are many types of floods...
Preparing for Winter Storm Winds

Preparing for Winter Storm Winds

Winter weather is coming to California, bringing with it cold temperatures, rain, snow, flooding – and storm winds.    The California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like to remind everyone to stay safe during extreme wind events that can happen over the...
STORM SAFETY SEASON: Precipitation on the Horizon 

STORM SAFETY SEASON: Precipitation on the Horizon 

As California faces wet weather in many areas statewide, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) continues to monitor the storm patterns around the clock for potential impacts and is ready to deploy teams as requested.  An active weather...
College Student Emergency Preparedness

College Student Emergency Preparedness

As we enter storm season, it’s important for college students to be prepared in the event of an emergency. College students may live in towns where they are not familiar with available resources or know where to go in the event of a disaster. The California Governor’s...
STORM SEASON SAFETY: Precipitation Preparation

STORM SEASON SAFETY: Precipitation Preparation

As the state faces wet weather in many areas statewide, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) wants to remind all residents and communities that it is essential to stay safe during increased rainfall.  A much more active weather pattern, or...
Storm Season Safety: Staying Safe and Alert on the Road 

Storm Season Safety: Staying Safe and Alert on the Road 

This storm season, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) encourages all Californians to make sure they’re prepared to stay safe on the road.  Though it’s best to avoid being on the road during extreme weather, sometimes we may be caught off...
What to do to Prepare Before a Power Outage

What to do to Prepare Before a Power Outage

As we prepare for this storm season, an important step is to ensure you and your household are prepared for any hardships that may result, especially if you lose power. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) encourages all Californians to be...
STORM SEASON SAFETY: Wet Weather Defense

STORM SEASON SAFETY: Wet Weather Defense

While California is celebrated for its beautiful landscapes, it also experiences its fair share of weather-related challenges. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) continues to remind all Californians across the Golden State to be proactive...
Storm Season Safety: Driving During a Storm

Storm Season Safety: Driving During a Storm

As winter weather begins to hit California, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) encourages all Californians to make sure they are storm ready.   Driving can be dangerous in the best of weather conditions. But when snowstorms, mudslides,...
King Tides Rolling Back into Southern California this Week

King Tides Rolling Back into Southern California this Week

King tides are expected to roll back into Southern California, bringing high surf, strong rip currents and a threat of moderate coastal flooding in some areas this week. According to the National Ocean Service, a king tide is a non-scientific term people often use to...
Be Prepared for the Next Southern California Earthquake

Be Prepared for the Next Southern California Earthquake

Southern California was rattled by a 4.2 earthquake late Friday morning, which makes this a good time to remind everyone to be prepared before the next one hits. While the earthquake was centered northeast of Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County, news outlets...