Category: Weather Alerts

Excessive Heat Warning

The Excessive Heat Warning from the National Weather Service (NWS) has been extended to continue until Thursday. Temperatures in the mid to high 90s are likely, with only some reprieve overnight. In addition, daily Flex Alerts continue to be issued by California ISO.  Flex alerts are issued to encourage the conservation of energy in order to reduce the need … Continued

Labor Day Weekend Heat Wave

Marin County, including the City of San Rafael, has received an Excessive Heat Warning from the National Weather Service (NWS) for this upcoming holiday weekend. While forecasts may continue to change, temperatures in the mid to high 90s are likely. In addition, a Flex Alert was issued by California ISO for Wednesday 8/31. Additional flex … Continued

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

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