HomeInformation about storm, flooding and evacuation in Santa Cruz County

Information about storm, flooding and evacuation in Santa Cruz County

Evacuation orders went into effect Sunday morning in the Santa Cruz Mountains as the season’s first major storm brings heavy rain to the central coast, and Santa Cruz County issued evacuation orders over concerns that rain could lead to a flow of debris at the CZU Lightning Complex Fire Scar. The National Weather Service said the storm could drop 3 to 6 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The National Weather Service said a flood watch in the burning scar of fires in the Czechoslovakia region is set to go into effect at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Emergency crews have asked residents to “know their areas” and check community.zonehaven.com so they can quickly evacuate Latest Weather Alert Update 10:30 p.m.: An area flood warning issued until 3 a.m. for all Santa Cruz County due to heavy rain . Santa Cruz County. This advisory runs until 12:15 AM, and a warning is issued when dangerous weather occurs or is likely to occur. It’s more dangerous than “watching” but not as severe as “warning,” according to the NWS. Evacuation orders The following areas are subject to an evacuation order: BOU- E005BOU-E006ABOU-E006BBOU-E007BBOU-E008ABOU-E008BBOU-010BOU- E011ABOU-E011BBOU-E012ABOU-E012BBOU-E012CBOU-E013BOU-E014BBOU-010BOU-E011ABOU-E012BBOU-E012CBOU-E013BOU-E015BOE02BOUE02BOE0ABOU-E014BOE02BOUE02 E031BBOU-E032BBOU-E036ABOU-E036BBOU-E040BOU-E-041ABOU-E041BBOU-E042ABOU-E043ABOU-E043BBOU-E043CBEN- E002ABEN-E002CBEN-E002EBEN-E002GBEN-E002GBEN-E00BENEEL00BEN00FE00BEL00BEN-E002BEN-E002EBEN-E002BEN-E00BEN-E00BEN-E00BEN-E00BENE00BEN-E002 E001BCRZ-E002ACRZ-E005BCRZ-E005CCRZ-E006BCRZ-E007BCRZ-E008BCRZ-E008CCRZ-E010CCRZ-E014ACRZ-E017BCRZ-E017CCRZ- E018B >> View the evacuation zone map, click here. The county said about 319 addresses in evacuation areas are located in low-lying areas that are highly vulnerable to debris flows. Santa Cruz County sheriffs went door-to-door Saturday to notify residents at those designated addresses, and evacuation orders were issued Sunday morning in parts of southern San Mateo County, officials said. The orders affect the following regions: SMC-E018, SMC-E098, SMC-E019, and SMC-E038. Evacuees have been asked to check in at the school cafeteria, officials said parking for recreational vehicles is available at the high school, and the shelter is following COVID-19 protocols to protect the safety of evacuees and staff. The evacuation unit assists residents with the evacuation of large animals, but due to dangerous storm conditions, staff will not be available after 2 p.m. Sunday, and those who need assistance evacuating their large animals should call 831-708-8998. The superintendent told Action News 8 that the school district will be closed Monday due to the storm, and the closure will affect the following schools: Boulder Creek Elementary School, San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School, San Lorenzo Valley Prep School, San Lorenzo Valley High School, San Lorenzo Valley Charter School , a Red Cross evacuation center is also open on the campuses of three of the district’s schools in Felton. Blackouts As of 11 p.m., more than 5,000 PG&E customers were without power in Santa Cruz County. More than 600 customers were without power in Monterey County. discontinuity map | See the latest PG&E power outage map

Evacuation orders went into effect Sunday morning in the Santa Cruz Mountains as the season’s first major storm brings heavy rain to the Central Coast.

Santa Cruz County has issued evacuation orders over concerns that rain could lead to debris flowing into the burn scar of CZU’s lightning complex.

The National Weather Service said the storm could drop 3 to 6 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The National Weather Service said a flash flood watch in the CZU burn scar is set to go into effect at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency crews asked residents to “know their areas” and check them community.zonehaven.com website so they can evacuate quickly and get ready.

Latest weather alerts

Update 10:30pm: An area flood warning has been issued until 3 a.m. for all of Santa Cruz County due to heavy rainfall.

Update 9:40 PM: The National Weather Service has Issue a flood warning For the northwestern regions of Santa Cruz County. The consultation is valid until 12:15 am

An advisory report is issued when dangerous weather occurs or is likely to occur. It’s more dangerous than “watching” but not as severe as “warning,” according to the NWS.

evacuation orders

The following areas are subject to an evacuation order:

  • PU-E005
  • BOU-E006A
  • BOU-E006B
  • BOU-E007B
  • BOU-E008A
  • BOU-E008B
  • PO-010
  • BOU-E011A
  • BOU-E011B
  • BOU-E012A
  • BOU-E012B
  • BOU-E012C
  • BOU-E013
  • BOU-E014
  • BOU-E015B
  • BOU-E020
  • BOU-E021
  • BOU-E022B
  • BOU-E030
  • BOU-E031A
  • BOU-E031B
  • BOU-E032B
  • BOU-E036A
  • BOU-E036B
  • BOU-E040
  • BOU-E-041A
  • BOU-E041B
  • BOU-E042A
  • BOU-E043A
  • BOU-E043B
  • BOU-E043C
  • Bin- E002A
  • Bin- E002C
  • Bin- E002E
  • Bin- E002G
  • Bin- E002I
  • Bin- E003B
  • Bin- E003D
  • Bin- E004A
  • FEL-E002B
  • FEL-E003B
  • FEL-E006B
  • FEL-E007B
  • CRZ-E001C
  • CRZ-E001B
  • CRZ-E002A
  • CRZ-E005B
  • CRZ-E005C
  • CRZ-E006B
  • CRZ-E007B
  • CRZ-E008B
  • CRZ-E008C
  • CRZ-E010C
  • CRZ-E014A
  • CRZ-E017B
  • CRZ-E017C
  • CRZ-E018B

>> To view the evacuation zone map, click here.

The county said about 319 addresses in evacuation areas are located in low-lying areas highly vulnerable to debris flows. Officials said Santa Cruz County sheriffs went door-to-door Saturday to notify residents at those specific addresses.

Evacuation orders were also issued Sunday morning in parts of the southern province of San Mateo. The commands affect the following regions: SMC-E018, SMC-E098, SMC-E019, and SMC-E038.

evacuation shelter

The Santa Cruz County Emergency Operations Center opened a shelter Sunday morning at San Lorenzo Valley High School in Felton. The evacuees were asked to check in in the school cafeteria.

Officials said RV parking is available at the high school

Officials said the shelter is following COVID-19 protocols to protect the safety of evacuees and staff.

The Santa Cruz County Equine Evacuation Unit is helping residents evacuate larger animals but due to dangerous storm conditions, staff will not be available after 2 p.m. Sunday.

Those who need assistance evacuating their large animals should call 831-708-8998.

School closed

schools in San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District The supervisor told Action News 8 that it will be closed Monday due to the storm.

The impact of the closure on the following schools:

  • Boulder Creek Elementary School
  • San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School
  • San Lorenzo Valley Middle School
  • San Lorenzo Valley High School
  • San Lorenzo Valley Charter School

A Red Cross evacuation center has also been opened on the campuses of three of the district’s schools in Felton.

Blackouts

As of 11 p.m., more than 5,000 PG&E customers were without power in Santa Cruz County. More than 600 customers were without power in Monterey County.

discontinuity map | See the latest PG&E outage map

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