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Posted on: August 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Weather Advisory: Flood Watch

Flood Watch

As Hurricane Hilary makes its way to our region, your safety and preparation are our top priority. The National Weather Service predicts an increased risk of flooding from late Saturday evening until Monday evening. With the hurricane expected to impact southern California by early Monday, we anticipate the heaviest rainfall to be on Sunday night and the early hours of Monday.

Essential Resources for Residents 

Free Sandbag Distribution: As a proactive measure, and thanks to our partners at Chino Valley Fire, we're facilitating the distribution of sandbags and sand for all residents. You can pick yours up at the following locations:

  • FS 61: 5078 Schaefer Ave., Chino
  • FS 63: 7550 Kimball Ave., Chino
  • FS 67: 5980 Riverside Dr., Chino

Safety First: Preparation Tips

Clear Drains: A simple act can prevent bigger issues. If you notice debris in a drain close to you, safely clearing it can make all the difference.

Safe Driving: Road conditions might be unpredictable. Stay vigilant for debris, downed branches, or trees. Those with high-profile vehicles should exercise extra caution.

Natural Watering: Allow natural rainfall to water your plants. Turn off automatic sprinklers.

Facing an Issue? Report It! Encounter a fallen tree or significant debris? Reach out to us immediately. Visit our reporting page or call us at 909-334-3266.

City Initiatives: Here’s What We’re Doing

We are taking multiple steps to ensure the least disruption and maximum safety:

  • Our dedicated Public Works teams are already on the ground, ensuring storm drains are clear and roads are free from debris.
  • We have 11 additional Public Works members on standby, ready to address any emergent concerns.
  • Our Police Traffic Units are gearing up to oversee and respond to areas of concern.
  • To manage unexpected flooding, we have signs and barricades ready for deployment.

Let's ensure the safety of our community, our neighbors, and ourselves.

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