Stay Safe During Storms
How to report downed trees or flooded roads: Call 3-1-1 or use 3-1-1's website.
How to report down power lines: 1-888–742-7683 or call 9-1-1
If you need shelter, call 2-1-1 or 1-844-546-1464
View the evacuation maps and available shelter on the
Emergency Events website.
*This story will be updated as new information becomes available
Five sandbag locations are open for residents in the unincorporated areas of the unincorporated county.
Branch Center (3847 Branch Center Rd.)
Orangevale Community Center (6826 Hazel Ave.)
Westside Park (6555 West 2nd St.)
Wilton Fire Station (10661 Alta Mesa Road
Point Pleasant United Methodist Church (3329 Point Pleasant Road)
More sandbag locations will open if the threat of additional flooding grows.
Sacramento County supplies the sand and bags, but residents will need to bring a shovel. There is a 20-bag limit per visit.
Residents living within city boundaries will need to check with their city public works departments for sandbag information. Visit
www.stormready.org for more information and other flood-related topics.
The approaching storms could see a quick rise in Sacramento County rivers, creeks and streams. Follow the levels of those near you at
For a list of flooded and closed roads in your area, check the Department of Transportation Road Closures page.
Find out what you can do to prepare and protect yourself, your family, and your property during storms and floods at
Be Prepared for Floods and Rain.
During an evacuation, keep in mind the 5 P's:
Charge all electronic devices, including medical equipment, phones and other critical devices.
Bring your pets inside during the storm. Before letting pets into the yard, double-check that fences have not been knocked down and gates have not blown open. Pets should wear their ID tags even when they are indoors and owners should make sure their microchips are up-to-date. Livestock should be protected by dry, draft-free shelters. For more information about how to keep pets and livestock safe during winter weather conditions, visit Tips During Cold Weather for Pets. If you lose your pet or find a stray pet in unincorporated Sacramento County, visit Bradshaw Animal Shelter's lost and found page for help with what to do next.
If you see street flooding or any traffic hazard due to the storm, call 3-1-1. Do not drive through standing water or around barricades and road closed signs – turn around, don't drown!
For general information, the public should call 2-1-1.
To report a non-emergency incident like a flooded street, call 3-1-1.
To report an emergency, call 9-1-1.
For information on disaster recovery from the January 2023 storms, please visit the County Disaster Recovery Resource website.
Information pertaining to the This Storm will be maintained here for the next several months. If you are a resident in need, please be sure to reach out to the organizations offering services and help.
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