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  • FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR NORTH BAY

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Marin from 3PM Wednesday through 3AM Thursday.  A strong cold front will bring heavy rain Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning. Urban and small stream flooding will become likely along with rapid rises on main stem rivers. Small creeks and streams may rapidly rise near or above bankfull. 

    See NWS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

  • VISIT OUR WINTER STORM PREPAREDNESS PAGE

    Ross Valley Fire Department offers winter storm preparedness tips, with creek level monitoring and weather information. 

    Visit the Creek Levels and Weather Page

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Ross Valley Fire News

28 November 2018
Ross Valley FD Annual Toy Drive!  If you would like to donate new, unwrapped toys, please bring them to any of our four fire stations.  Deadline for donations is Wednesday, December 19th.  Thank you for your generosity and Happy Holida...
24 August 2018
Please join us for our annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 8:00am - 11:00am, at our downtown San Anselmo Headquarters Station, 777 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo.  Cost is $5.00 per person, with kids under 5 eat free! Com...
10 July 2018
Fairfax residents may drop off their brush for free at the following convenient locations.  These Chipper Day events are scheduled throughout the summer months.  If you are unable to make it to the event in your area, you may bring you...
10 July 2018
Sleepy Hollow's June chipper days were our most successful ever.  Sleepy Hollow residents committed 1100 hours to help remove more than 2000 cubic yards of vegetation, reducing the fuels avaialble for wildfires and helping make ours a Firew...

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH 3AM THURSDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Marin from 3PM Wednesday through 3AM Thursday.  A strong cold front will bring heavy rain Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning. Urban and small stream flooding will become likely along with rapid rises on main stem rivers. Small creeks and streams may rapidly rise near or above bankfull. 

Live San Anselmo Creek Camera

Please do not call the fire department to report issues viewing the cameras or online creek gauges!  We are unable to provide tech support during storm events.

Visit the Creek Levels and Weather Information Page

@rossvalleyfire Instagram Feed

Creek Level Monitoring

Fairfax

NEW - INTERACTIVE GRAPH
Fairfax Creek: Flood Level 9.0 ft.
Fairfax Creek Level Graph

Notes:
Gauge located behind Fairfax Town Hall.
Warning: 6.2 ft.; Critical: 7.2 ft.; Flood: 9.0 ft.


 

Sleepy Hollow

NEW - INTERACTIVE GRAPH
Sleepy Hollow Creek: Flood level 7.5 ft.
Sleepy Hollow Creek Level Graph

Notes:
Gauge located at 150 Butterfield Rd.
Warning: 5.5 ft.; Critical: 6.5 ft.; Flood: 7.5 ft.


 

San Anselmo

NEW - INTERACTIVE GRAPH
San Anselmo Creek: Flood level 13 ft.
San Anselmo Creek Level Graph

Notes:
Gauge located at 730 San Anselmo Ave.
Warning: 8.1 ft.; Critical: 11.1 ft.; Flood: 13 ft.


 

Ross

NEW - INTERACTIVE GRAPH
Corte Madera Creek: Flood level 18 ft.
Corte Madera Creek Level at Ross - Flood level is 16 ft (USGS gauge)

Notes:
Gauge located behind Ross Town Hall.
Flood stage is 18 ft., bottom of Lagunitas bridge.


This data is provided as a community service, and should not be relied upon as a sole source of information regarding current conditions, flood hazard, or risk.  Creek level information is updated every 15 minutes.
Creeks and flooded areas are extremely dangerous. Please review our Storm and Flood Preparedness information for safety tips and additional resources.

Ross Valley Fire Stations

Fire Station 18 - Ross
Fire Station 19 - San Anselmo
Fire Station 20 - Sleepy Hollow
Fire Station 21 - Fairfax

Our Mission

To protect the lives, property and environment of Ross, San Anselmo, Sleepy Hollow and Fairfax through education, prevention and community service in a professional and caring manner that is fair, honest, respectful and ethical.

Contact Us

Ross Valley Fire Department
777 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960 USA
Tel: (415) 258-4686

For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1