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Category: Weather Alerts

Rain has Arrived – Storm and Safety Resources

Fall rain often marks the end of wildfire season in Marin. While we can’t yet be sure if this will be enough rain to truly reduce the wildfire risk or have an impact on drought conditions- its certainly a hopeful start to the winter rainy season. Sandbag Locations As in the past, the City has … Continued

Flex Alert issued for Wednesday, July 28th, due to heat and tight supply

Consumers urged to reduce energy use from 4-9 p.m. to protect grid reliability FOLSOM, Calif. – The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert, a call for voluntary electricity conservation, for today, Wednesday, July 28 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., due to predicted high energy demand and tight supplies across … Continued

Heat Advisory – Weekend of July 9 – 11

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the Bay Area during the weekend of July 9 – 11. Stay safe, stay cool, and stay hydrated. Be sure to limit outdoor time. Don’t leave pets in cars, and help conserve energy between 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Our downtown and Northgate libraries … Continued

Rotating outages now in progress

Your power may be shut off for 1-2 hours The state’s grid operator, California Independent System Operator (CAISO), has issued a notice that outages may occur TODAY if the demand for electricity exceeds supply. We may be required to turn off your power for 1 to 2 hours in a series of rotating block outages. … Continued

ISO issues Flex Alert for energy conservation

Extreme heat forecast; consumer help will be key to preventing outages FOLSOM, Calif. – The California Independent System Operator (ISO), with extreme heat forecast for much of California and the Southwest, has issued a statewide Flex Alert to encourage electricity conservation tomorrow from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to reduce stress on the grid and … Continued

Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County—Friday, May 7th

Critical wildfire conditions expected Friday evening and through the weekend Marin County, CA — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the North Bay mountains above 2,000 feet from 11 p.m. Friday, May 7th, to 6 a.m. Monday, May 10th. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are … Continued

Winter Storm Advisory – San Rafael Storm Resources

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from January 26, 4:00 PM until January 28, 4:00 PM, and a High Wind Watch is in effect from January 26, 7:00 PM until January 27, 10:00 AM. A moderate “atmospheric river” will impact the region Tuesday through Thursday bringing prolonged periods of moderate to heavy rain along … Continued

Emergency Update: Tier Assessment, Schools, Businesses, & More

Marin County has been in Tier 2 (red status) for five weeks and has met the Tier 3 (orange status) threshold for seven consecutive days. If Marin County maintains this threshold of low testing positivity and cases for 14 consecutive days, we are eligible to move to Tier 3. If the State approves Marin’s move on October 27, further business reopenings can move forward, including increased indoor capacity at retail, restaurant, entertainment … Continued

Emergency Update: Tier Status, Gyms, Halloween, & More

Yesterday we received the State’s weekly update on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Marin remains in Tier 2 (red status) for a fifth straight week. The October 13th assessment  for Marin includes:   Testing Positivity: 1.5% (decrease of 0.3% since last assessment)  Adjusted Case Rate: 4.0  (no change)  Health Equity Quartile Test Positivity Rate: 2.7% (decrease of 0.4%)  In order to achieve Tier 3 (orange status) … Continued

Emergency Update: Tier Status, Flu Shots, the Great Shakeout, & More

Following the State’s weekly update on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, Marin County’s placement was confirmed for Tier 2 (red status) for a fourth straight week. The October 6 assessment  for Marin includes: Testing Positivity: 1.8%  (decrease of 1.1% since last assessment) Adjusted Case Rate: 4.0  (decrease of 1.7 since last assessment) Health Equity Metric / Quartile Test Positivity Rate: 3.1% For … Continued

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