1. News Flash_Fire Weather Watch_9.22.20

    Fire Weather Watch in Effect Saturday (9/26) Through Monday (9/28)

    The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch from 11am Saturday (9/26) through 8am Monday (9/28) for offshore winds and low humidity. Read on...
  2. Red Flag Warning for 9/7 to 9/9

    Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning

    Effective 10pm Monday, 9/7 to 8am Wednesday, 9/9 for N. Bay Mountains Read on...
  3. Lamp, flashlight, water, masks, batteries, radio and med kit

    September is National Preparedness Month

    Review important emergency preparation information to ensure you are prepared for any type of emergency. Read on...
  4. News Flash_DEZ

    Know Your Designated Evacuation Zone How-To Video

    Watch this video that explains how to look up your evacuation zone with your address within the Santa Rosa city limits. Read on...
  5. Red Flag Warning for 8/23 - 8/24

    Red Flag Warning

    In effect for all of Santa Rosa from 5 AM Sunday, 8/23 to 5 PM Monday 8/24 due to dry lightning and gusty erratic outflow winds over existing wildfires Read on...
  6. 8.21 fire watch NWS_NF

    Fire Weather Watch for Dry Lightning, Sun. 8/23 - Tue. 8/25

    The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch from 5am Sunday (8/23) through 11am Tuesday (8/25) for dry lightning Read on...
  7. News Flash_Know Your Zone

    Know Your Designated Evacuation Zone

    While Santa Rosa is NOT currently threatened by any fires, we are expediting the release of our Designated Evacuation Zone (DEZ) map for large-scale mass evacuations, to clear up evacuation zone questions for City of Santa Rosa residents. Read on...
  8. News Flash_Excessive Heat Warning_8.17.20

    High Risk Heat Event Continues Through Wednesday

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an excessive heat warning through midweek for Sonoma County, including Santa Rosa, where the hottest temperatures are expected to peak in the mid 90s to low 100s. Read on...
  9.  Cooling Centers Open 8/17 & 8/18

    City of Santa Rosa Opens Cooling Centers Monday through Wednesday, August 17 – 19, 11am – 7pm

    Cooling center activations to offer residents relief during forecast High Risk Heat events Read on...
  10. Energy Conservation

    Rotating Statewide Power Outages Possible through Wednesday Due to Strain on Power Grid

    State agency asking Californians to Conserve Energy in attempt to avoid energy interruptions Read on...
  11. Red Flag Warning Extended for August 16

    Red Flag Warning Extended

    The NWS has extended the Red Flag Warning for isolated dry lightning; Heat advisory in effect for 8/16 through 9pm Read on...
  12. News Flash_Heat Advisory_8.14.20

    Heat Advisory 8/14

    The National Weather Service has forecasted a long duration heat wave will impact the region from Friday (8/14) through at least Wednesday (8/19) of next week. Read on...
  13. News Flash_Additional Business Restrictions

    Additional Business Restrictions Implemented by State

    New state restrictions in place for indoor business operations and activities in Sonoma County due to rising coronavirus cases Read on...
  14. News Flash_New Business Restrictions

    New Business Restrictions Beginning Tomorrow

    Effective tomorrow (7/13), new restrictions will be in place for some businesses due to rising Sonoma County coronavirus cases. Read on...
  15. News Alert

    Update on Efforts to Address Homeless Encampments in the Corporate Center Parkway Area

    Read about efforts to address encampments at Corporate Center Parkway area on July 9, 2020 and next steps as the City continues to address homelessness during COVID-19. Read on...
  16. Evacuation Planning Toolkit

    Evacuation Planning Toolkit – Prepare Your Household

    The City has prepared evacuation planning tools and resources to help your household better prepare for evacuation. Read on...
  17. All Fireworks Are Illegal

    Fireworks Reminder

    A joint message from the chiefs of Fire and Police as you make plans for the holiday weekend. Read on...
  18. No Fireworks

    Fireworks Are Illegal in Santa Rosa

    Santa Rosa Fire Department reminds residents about use and dangers of fireworks in advance of 4th of July. Read on...
  19. Red Flag being raised on flag pole at fire station

    Red Flag Warning for Upper Elevations of Sonoma County

    In effect 6/28 at 10pm to 6/29 at 8pm for North Bay Mountains (elevations over 1000’) Read on...
  20. Know Your Emergency Alerts

    Know Your Emergency Alerts

    Emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. Read on...
  21. News Flash_Nixle

    Changes to Nixle Communication Service

    Questions about recent Nixle alerts? Here's what you need to know. Read on...
  22. New Health Officer Order

    New Shelter-in-Place Health Order Aligns County With State

    New Health Order adopts and incorporates State Orders and Guidance, as well as requires compliance with County specific individual and business mitigation measures. Read on...
  23. New Health Officer Order

    More Business Operations and Community Activities Allowed with Mitigation

    New Health Order issued allowing more business operations and activities in the County, including the City of Santa Rosa. Read on...
  24. NWS Excessive Heat Watch

    Excessive Heat Watch 5/25 to 5/28

    NWS issued Excessive Heat Watch for Bay Area Read on...
  25. Open Field of High Weeds

    2020 Weed Abatement Season

    Santa Rosa Fire Department to begin inspections of applicable properties by June 1 or sooner. Read on...