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Ross Valley Fire News

News from Ross Valley Fire Department, serving Fairfax, San Anselmo, Ross, and Sleepy Hollow in Marin county, CA.

Flash Flood Warning in Effect until 7:30PM Tuesday, Feb 7

UPDATE 11:00AM Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017: 

Downtown areas in San Anselmo, Fairfax, and Ross have reopened.  Please avoid waterways and creeks as water levels are still high.  FLASH FLOOD WARNING is in effect until 7:30PM Tuesday, Feb 7.

UPDATE 07:00AM Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017:  

FLOOD SIRENS HAVE SOUNDED! 0700AM FEB 7 FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING!  EVACUATE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY - AVOID DOWNTOWN AND CREEK AREAS!

 

Flood Watch
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
444 AM PST Tue Feb 7 2017

Flash Flood Watch in effect for the North Bay and Coastal ranges...

Another atmospheric river will bring periods of moderate to heavy rain to the Bay Area and Central Coast. Rivers and creeks are responding very fast to the rainfall due to the saturated soils and creeks already near bankfull.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED THROUGH 10PM THURSDAY FEB...
UPDATE: Flash Flood Watch Extended Through 6PM Mon...

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