- National Weather Service:
- Remember to Turn around, don’t drown! A mere 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult. It takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away most cars and just 2 feet of rushing water can carry away SUVs and trucks. It is NEVER safe to drive or walk into flood waters.
For flood reporting and concerns
- Tehama County Public Works: 530-385-1462
- Tehama County Sheriff’s Office: 530-529-7900 (24/7); Press 1
- Tehama County Fire: 530-528-5199
- In the case of an emergency: 9-1-1
- See general emergency flood and sandbag information at: www.tehamacountypublicworks.ca.gov/flood/emergencies.html
- PDF on how to fill sandbags HERE.
- For flood preparation, response and recovery information, visit: www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/flood.
- For flood relief, call American Red Cross: 855-891-7325. Provides immediate emergency response services such as shelter, food, clothing, and supplies to those affected by local disasters such as floods. Also provides information about how to file claims for loss and damage reimbursement, and information about rebuilding assistance.
- If home is flooded, know what to be aware of when re-entering a flooded home: emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/mold/reenter.asp.
- CalTrans: For local highway conditions, visit www.dot.ca.gov/d2 (you can also download QuickMap app on phone). Twitter: twitter.com/CaltransD2.
- Tehama County Public Works: View latest info about any road closures at: www.tehamacountypublicworks.ca.gov/closures.html.
- For power outage information please contact your power company. PG&E customers call 800-743-5000.
- For PG&E updates or to sign up for alerts, go to: m.pge.com/#outages.
Places to go to stay warm
- Public Libraries: Find your closest public library HERE.
- PATH Winter Shelter: Find information HERE.
General Winter Weather related resources
- DisasterAssistance.gov provides a number of winter-related resources available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FEMA’s Ready.gov, the National Weather Service and the American Red Cross to help you prepare for and recover from severe winter weather HERE.
If you need further assistance, please call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211. In the case of an emergency, please call 9-1-1.