Storm Update as of January 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch through Thursday, January 5, 2023 for the Bay Area and parts of Monterey and San Benito counties. All of Santa Clara County is included.
"A potent atmospheric river will begin to impact the region today and continue into Thursday. This will bring substantial rainfall to the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Coast on top of already saturated soils. As a result, look for rapid rises in area creeks, streams, and rivers. Bankfull exceedance is possible. In addition, strong gusty winds will bring branches and trees down, which may cause localized damming of water ways," according to the weather service.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District has flood information here.
Activated the Emergency Operations Center. The City Manager has activated the Town’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). This will allow staff to best monitor current conditions, coordinate emergency responses, communicate emergency information to the public, and liaison with our regional partners.?
STREET CLOSURES IN EFFECT
All roadways in Los Altos Hills are currently open as of 5:30 p.m. Please stay off the roads if at all possible.
PATHWAYS/PARKS/OPEN SPACES CLOSURES IN EFFECT?
Due to weather conditions Town Parks and Open Spaces are closed. Pathway use is strongly discouraged.
REPORT DAMAGE & ESSENTIAL RESOURCES
To Report Any Emergency: 911, imminent threat to life or another serious emergency.
Emergency Call to Sheriff / Fire Department: 911
To Report an Emergency Happening in Town When You're Out of Town: 408-299-3233
To Report a Non-Emergency to Sheriff: 408-299-2311
For down trees and sewer overflows/backup, call Town Hall at 650-941-7222 (during office hours). AFTER office hours, please contact Santa Clara County Communications at 408-299-3233 or?Citizen Portal (iworq.net).
?For power outages and electrical problems, call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000. To report and search for an outage please use the link here:?PG&E Outage Center.
Santa Clara County emergency alert system?AlertSCC?provides up-to-date information on emergencies and disasters in your area.?
Valley Water's?ALERT (Automated Local Evaluation in Real Time)?system provides information on levels of streams and reservoirs and precipitation gauges.
Sandbag station (bags and sand) are currently available at the Los Altos Hills Corporation Yard at 27500 Purissima Road. Other sandbag resources are available for residents of Santa Clara County?here.
Spills, blockages, or dumping in creeks can be reported by calling Valley Water's watershed hotline at 408-630-2378.
More flood safety tips and resources are available?here.