Storm season is here. Residents living in recent burn areas should monitor this page for updates regarding any evacuations, road closures or media releases. All residents should heed any and all emergency notifications. The potential for falling rocks and mud and debris flow exists and residents should maintain good situation awareness. Many canyon and local roads will be slippery and all motorists are urged to drive cautiously and slow down. Do not attempt to cross flooded areas and never enter moving water.
Residents living in recent burn areas should monitor this page for updates regarding any evacuations, road closures or media releases.
In Need of Emergency Shelter? Please go directly to one of our listed transportation pick up locations here to get a ride to one of our Winter Shelters. See the list for winter shelter sites that take walk-ins. Program Eligibility: Adults ages18 and over who are experiencing homelessness.
Check out the Coulson-Unical CH-47 helitanker which can carry up to 3,000 gallons of water or retardant.
🚁 Learn more about the state-of-the-art firefighting equipment being used to combat devastating wildfires in SoCal: https://t.co/V0ZOCmDbj5
Smoke from the #WillowFire will advance northward again today.
This loop from the HRRR model depicts the total smoke in the atmosphere. Most of this smoke will be lofted above the surface though some will filter down to the surface. Check out the next tweet for that imagery
Heat will continue through the weekend for interior areas w/little overnight relief expected. If you must be outside, seek shade, take breaks and drink water often. Parked vehicles can get extremely hot so double check your car to ensure nobody was left in. #SoCal
#OverlandFire off of Canebrake Canyon Road and Great Southern Overland Stage Route , East of Mount Laguna in San Diego County is 500 acres.
A snapshot of the high temperatures since midnight around LA County where it is still in the 60s along most of the coast and 108 in the Antelope Valley. #SoCal
Fire Weather continues for Interior Areas through Mon. You can help to prevent wildfires by avoiding spark-creating outdoor work, properly disposing of cigarette butts, & keeping vehicles off dry grass. Also please report any fires you witness. #cawx #fireweather #socal
Air Quality Forecast (Saturday, June 19th): https://t.co/szsyGAFunD
🏖 Coastal: Good
🏙 LA: Good -to- Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
🌅 OC: Good -to- Moderate
🌄 Inland Empire: Moderate -to- Very Unhealthy
🌴 Coachella Valley: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Summer water safety tips:
1. Prevent unsupervised access to water. Fence pools and spas with adequate barriers.
2. Adults should actively supervise children and stay within arm’s reach of young children and new swimmers.
Learn more #RedCross tips: https://t.co/9VqPh56jn0
Los Angeles County residents, renters, and business owners, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information, and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 211 LA County services can also be accessed by visiting http://211la.org.