1. Wind Advisory News Flash

    Weak/Moderate Atmospheric River Forecasted & Wind Advisory 7PM Mon (11/8) thru 3AM Tue (11/9)

    A weak to potentially moderate atmospheric river with gusty winds is forecasted for today (11/8) and into Tuesday (11/9), with a Wind Advisory in effect from 7PM today (11/8) thru 3AM Tue (11/9). Read on...
  2. News Flash_End of 2021 Wildfire Season

    Santa Rosa Fire Department Officially Declares End of 2021 Wildfire Season in Santa Rosa

    While conditions around the region and state currently vary, locally, Santa Rosa received roughly 11 inches of rain in the month of October and the threat of significant fires in the community has been minimized. Read on...
  3. Flood advisory, 10/24

    Flood Advisory in Effect Until 10:15 AM, 10/24

    Intense rainfall causing urban and small stream flooding in poor drainage areas Read on...
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    Flash Flood Watch for the 2020 Burn Areas in Effect from Sat., 10/23 through Sun., 10/24

    The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the 2020 Burn Areas in Sonoma and Napa Counties including the North Bay Interior Valleys and North Bay Mountains. Read on...
  5. Wind Advisory 10222021

    Wind Advisory in Effect From 2 AM to 5 PM Sunday (10/24)

    The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for North Bay interior valleys and North Bay mountains, including all of Santa Rosa, from 2 AM to 5 PM Sunday (10/24). Read on...
  6. News Flash_Wind Advisory_10.19.21

    Wind Advisory in Effect Tuesday (10/19) through Wednesday (10/20)

    The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the North Bay Valleys including Santa Rosa from 8 PM Tuesday (10/19) through 4 AM Wednesday (10/20). Read on...
  7. New Flash_Red Flag Warning_Wind Advisory_10.10.21

    Red Flag Warning and Wind Advisory for North Bay Valleys and Mountains

    Red Flag Warning in Effect 11PM Sunday (10/10) to 5PM Tuesday (10/12) and Wind Advisory in Effect for North Bay Mountains 11PM Sunday (10/10) to 8PM Monday (10/11) and North Bay Valleys 9AM to 8PM Monday (10/11). Read on...
  8. City-County Logos

    Debris Removal Program Clears Final Parcels After 2020 Wildfires

    State and local officials have announced the completion of major wildfire debris removal operations on 243 parcels in Sonoma County associated with the 2020 LNU Lightning Complex and Glass fires. Read on...
  9. News Flash_Red Flag Warning_9.29.21

    September 28th Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning for North Bay Mountains

    The National Weather Service has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for the North Bay Mountains and is in effect 11PM Wednesday (9/29) through 11AM Thursday (9/30). Read on...
  10. Red Flag 09.19.21

    September 17th Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning for North Bay Mountains

    The National Weather Service has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for the North Bay Mountains starting at 11PM tonight (9/19) to 8PM Monday (9/20). Read on...
  11. News Flash_Red Flag Warning_9.9.21

    Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning for Dry Lightning Issued for ALL of Sonoma County

    A Red Flag Warning has been issued and will go into effect from 5PM today (Thursday, 9/9) to 11AM tomorrow (Friday, 9/10) for the potential of dry lightning and gusty/erratic winds Read on...
  12. News Flash_Red Flag Warning Canceled_8.18.21

    August 18th Red Flag Warning Canceled Early

    The National Weather Service has canceled the Red Flag Warning a little early. Little to no winds materialized in the SR area as of noon today (8/18). Residents in SoCo can still expect smoke from the Northern California wildfires to push into our region. Read on...
  13. NF_AlertTest-8.17.21

    Alert and Warning Exercise on August 17

    The County of Sonoma, City of Santa Rosa, and National Weather Service will conduct an alert and warning exercise on August 17 for select Santa Rosa neighborhoods and NOAA Weather Radio owners countywide Read on...
  14. News Flash_Red Flag Warning Canceled_7.19.21

    July 19th Red Flag Warning Canceled for Dry Lightning

    The National Weather Service has canceled the Red Flag Warning. Convection no longer looks favorable for the region so they have canceled the Red Flag Warning which includes the North Bay Mountains and upper elevations of Sonoma County. Read on...
  15. NF_County-City Logos

    CANCELED: Alert & Warning Exercise on 7/20

    CANCELED . . . Due to the fire weather concerns in the North Bay Mountains and the greater Bay Area, the City of Santa Rosa, County of Sonoma, and the National Weather Service Bay Area have decided to CANCEL the emergency alert and warning exercise. Read on...
  16. News Flash_Glass Fire Damaged Trees

    PG&E Begins Tree Hauling Program for Glass and LNU Lightning Complex Fires

    Property owners with fallen trees left on their property that PG&E felled following the Glass Fire now have option of getting them removed by PG&E Additional Info...
  17. NF_CoolingCenter2

    Cooling Center to Open, Excessive Heat Advisory Thru Sunday Night (7/11/21)

    The City of Santa Rosa will open a cooling center at Steele Lane Community Center on Saturday (7/10) and Sunday (7/11) Read on...
  18. News Flash_Excessive Heat Warning_7.8.21

    Excessive Heat Warning 12PM Friday (7/9) through 11PM Sunday (7/11)

    *UPDATE - Heat Advisory Issued For North Bay Valleys* The National Weather Service has now issued a Heat Advisory for the North Bay Valleys from 12PM Friday, 7/9, through 11PM Sunday, 7/11. This advisory includes ALL of Santa Rosa. Read on...
  19. News Flash_Restrictions and Prohibitions

    Santa Rosa Adopts Mandatory 20 Percent Reductions in Water Use

    Effective Immediately: To protect the regions dwindling water supply, Santa Rosa adopts mandatory 20 percent reduction in water use and enacts water restrictions and prohibitions during 6/29/21 City Council meeting. Additional Info...
  20. News Flash_Heat Advisory_6.14.21

    Heat Advisory and Excessive Heat Warning

    The NWS issued a Heat Advisory for the North Bay, including all of SR, in effect 11AM Wed (6/16) thru 1PM Fri (6/18). The Heat Advisory for Wed will upgrade to an Excessive Heat Warning for North Bay Mtns ONLY from 11AM Thu (6/17) thru 1PM Friday (6/18). Read on...
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    UPDATE: Red Flag Warning Cancelled at 1PM, Tuesday (5/11)

    The National Weather Service has cancelled the Red Flag Warning ahead of the planned expiration at 6PM on Tuesday, 5/11 Read on...
  22. Sonoma Marin Partnership_ News Flash

    Sonoma, Marin Water Utilities Seek 20 Percent Voluntary Water Use Reduction

    The Water Advisory Committee (WAC) to the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) passed a resolution Monday asking customers of the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership to voluntarily reduce water use by 20 percent due to the drought. Additional Info...
  23. News Flash_County of Sonoma proclaims drought emergency

    County of Sonoma Proclaims Drought Emergency

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today adopted a resolution proclaiming a local drought emergency and requesting the governor seek a Presidential Disaster Declaration. Additional Info...
  24. Governor Newsom at Lake Mendocino Press Conference

    Governor Declares Drought Emergency for Region

    Governor Newsom signs an emergency drought declaration for Sonoma and Mendocino counties, both part of the Russian River watershed. Additional Info...
  25. News Flash_NOAA Radio

    City to Distribute 12K NOAA Weather Radios to Residents to Enhance Emergency Alerting Capabilities

    City of SR plans to distribute 12K All Hazard NOAA Weather Radios to residents at drive-thru distribution events & via non-profit partnerships thanks to FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to build on the City’s existing emergency alert & warning tools Read on...
  26. Cal OES Logo

    Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Support Communities Recovering from Wildfires

    The order extends the state’s prohibition on price gouging for counties impacted by various wildfires in August and September 2020. Additional Info...
  27. News Flash_City and County Set Deadline for Private Fire Debris Removal

    City and County Set Deadline for Private Fire Debris Removal

    The County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa have set June 1, 2021 as the deadline for completion of private cleanup of fire debris. Read on...
  28. NF_Skyhawk OS Open

    Skyhawk Open Space Open to the Public

    Final assessment of Skyhawk Open Space determined the area was safe to reopen and the fencing has been removed for public access. The Fawn Drive pathway remains closed while repairs are completed to the damaged pedestrian bridge. Read More...
  29. City and County Logos

    Deadline to Submit Paperwork for Phase 2 Debris Removal Extended to Feb. 15

    The deadline for fire survivors to apply for the state consolidated fire debris removal program has been extended again to February 15, 2021 by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). Additional Info...
  30. News Flash_Flash Flood Watch_1.27.21

    Flash Flood Watch RE-ISSUED Through Thursday (1/28)

    The National Weather Service has re-issued a Flash Flood Watch that is now in effect and is specific to the burn areas of Sonoma County. This includes the Glass Fire burn area. Read on...
  31. 1.26.21_NWS_urban ans small stream

    Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas

    The NWS has issued a Urban & Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for Santa Rosa lasting until 2:15am, 1/27 Read on...
  32. News Flash_Homeless Donations Needed

    Cold and Wet Weather Items Needed

    In preparation for the forecasted winter storm event this week, Catholic Charities’ Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST), the City’s contracted outreach provider, is seeking cold and wet weather items for distribution to unsheltered community members. Read on...
  33. Rain Ready - Sand bag pile

    City Sandbag Filling Station Open for Rainy Season

    Free sand & bags available to Santa Rosa residents Read on...
  34. City and County Logos

    Reminder to Residents: Be Prepared for Potential Winter Storm Hazards

    The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma encourage residents living in and around wildfire burn areas to be prepared for winter storms. Read on...
  35. City and County Logos

    Reminder to Residents: Be Prepared for Potential Winter Storm Hazards

    The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma encourage residents living in and around wildfire burn areas to be prepared for winter storms. Read on...
  36. News Flash_Wind Advisory_1.25.21

    Wind Advisory in Effect Tuesday (1/26) through Wednesday (1/27)

    The National Weather Service has UPGRADED the High Wind Watch to a WIND ADVISORY for the Bay Area including ALL of Santa Rosa from 7 PM Tuesday (1/26) through 7 AM Wednesday (1/27). Read on...
  37. State Debris Operations Dashboard

    New Dashboard Available for Tracking State’s Debris Removal Program

    Glass Fire Survivors who submitted an ROE can find details on cleanup activity happening on their property with this tool. Read on...
  38. NewsFlash_Zoom Meeting

    Glass Fire Recovery & Rebuilding Community Meeting on Jan. 20

    The meeting is meant for those whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the fire AND for those who live in the impacted area and want to be kept informed on progress during recovery. Read on...
  39. Burned Storm Drain

    Burned Underground Storm Drain Pipes Discovered in Skyhawk Open Space Area

    Recent heavy rain revealed a burned underground storm drain pipe, a result of the Glass Fire, which was discovered by staff in the Skyhawk Open Space area on Monday, Jan. 4. Read on...
  40. CivicPlus_NewsFlash_CountyRainReadyMap

    Access the Glass Fire Rain Ready Map

    County of Sonoma Rain Ready Map helps residents assess potential hazards for their properties to be better prepared for a rain event. Read on...
  41. City and County Logos

    Deadline to Submit Paperwork for Phase 2 Debris Removal Extended to Jan. 15

    The deadline for fire survivors to apply for the state consolidated fire debris removal program has been extended to January 15, 2021 by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). Read on...
  42. County Logo

    Stay Home Order Effective at End of Day Friday (12/11)

    Residents are directed to stay at home except for work, shopping, or other essential activities allowed by the State’s Regional Stay Home Order. All sectors other than retail and essential operations must be closed. Outdoor recreation will be allowed. Additional Info...
  43. News Flash_Phase 2 Exemption

    Minor Burn Debris Removal/Cleanup

    If your property contains ONLY minor burned debris, you will need to apply for an exemption from Phase 2 debris removal and follow cleanup protocols outlined by the City Read on...
  44. City and County Logos

    FEMA’s Disaster Assistance Registration Center Closing

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mobile Registration Intake Center at Maria Carrillo High School will be closing December 9th due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the state. Read on...
  45. NewsFlash RedFlagWarning

    Red Flag Warning & Wind Advisory issued for North Bay including Santa Rosa

    The forecasted events are in effect 12/6 to 12/7; residents should secure outdoor holiday décor. Read on...
  46. GlassFire - Trees CivicPlus NewsFlash-01

    Fire-Damaged Hazard Trees on Private Property Eligible for CA’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program

    Removal of fire-damaged hazard trees from private property, regardless of whether there is a burned structure on the property, can be included with the State’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program Read on...
  47. City and County Logos

    Fire Debris Removal Training for Contractors and Debris Haulers

    Sonoma County Environmental Health and the City of Santa Rosa, in partnership with CalRecycle and Cal OES, will hold a webinar training on Fire Debris Removal for contractors and waste haulers on Nov. 16 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Additional Info...
  48. Calfornia Governor State Seal_CivicPlus News Flash

    Sonoma County Added to Presidential Major Disaster Declaration

    Sonoma, Napa, and Shasta Counties added to Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to support state’s response to wildfires. Those impacted are now eligible for support, including crisis counseling, housing and unemployment assistance and legal services. Read More
  49. News Flash - Voting Options for those impacted by the Glass Fire

    Information for Voters Impacted by Disaster

    Residents whose homes were destroyed by the LNU or Glass Fires are encouraged to take action to preserve their voting options. Learn about the two options for updating voting information through the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters. Additional Info...
  50. News Flash_Supply and Support Station

    Support and Supply Stations

    Residents returning to areas burned in the Glass Fire are asked to visit supply and support stations operated by the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa to receive critical safety information and equipment. Read on...