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Posted on: December 2, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Winter Storm Preparedness

Floods Happen Fast

Rain is here. Please be prepared and be safe. See Contra Costa County Flood Control District for information on ways to be prepared, including locations for sandbags.

Please make sure your property is safe by clearing drains and gutters, checking fences, and looking for fallen trees/limbs.

Watch out for flooding and ponding on roadways. Check traffic reports before heading out the door.

Need help and resources? Call 211, text "HOPE" to 20121 or visit

See PG&E power outage map for updates or contact PG&E at 1-800-743-5002. Preparing For A Power Outage (PDF) and Preparándose Para Un Apagón in Spanish (PDF).

Register to get emergency alerts via cell phone, email, and landline with the Contra Costa County Community Warning System at On this website, click on "Know Your Zone" to learn in advance what evacuation zone you're in.

See more information on emergency alerts and resources.

Follow us on Twitter at @CCCounty for more updates (you can see posts without a login).

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