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Ventura County Public Works Agency-Watershed Protection Seeks to Alleviate Flooding with tšumaš Creek Improvements

Ventura County Public Works Agency-Watershed Protection Seeks to Alleviate Flooding with tšumaš Creek Improvements

Work will extend from Hueneme Road to Jane Drive. The contractor will begin mobilizing and construction will commence the Monday after New Year’s Day.  Ventura County Public Works Agency-Watershed Protection (VCPWA-WP) is working to reduce potential flood risk from Hueneme Road to Jane Drive with the tšumaš Creek improvement project. The project, which is scheduled […]

Southern California May See Its Biggest Soaking This Week Since Christmas; Some Flooding, Debris Flows Possible

Southern California May See Its Biggest Soaking This Week Since Christmas; Some Flooding, Debris Flows Possible

By Linda Lam and Jonathan Erdman At a Glance After a recent dry stretch, Southern California will turn wetter this week. A slow-moving storm will spread rain into Southern California beginning Monday night. Locally heavy rain, possibly some thunderstorms, may trigger local flooding and minor debris flows. This is likely to be the heaviest rain in […]

Free Sand and Sandbags Available for Oxnard Residents at City’s Corporate Yard

Free Sand and Sandbags Available for Oxnard Residents at City’s Corporate Yard

In advance of the rainy weather being forecast for this week, the City of Oxnard would like to remind residents that free sand and unfilled sandbags are available at the City’s Corporate Yard. Residents will be able to come to the Yard to fill and transport the sandbags. Remember: taking sand from the beach is […]

California Storm Could Cause Flooding and Debris Flows as Feet of Snow Pile Up in Sierra Nevada

California Storm Could Cause Flooding and Debris Flows as Feet of Snow Pile Up in Sierra Nevada

Timing The peak of this storm’s heavy rain and Sierra snow will be Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon. Thunderstorms could develop Tuesday night through Wednesday, contributing to heavy rainfall rates at times. Some showery precipitation may linger into Wednesday night. Another storm system will keep the unsettled weather pattern going Thursday through Friday, but rain […]

Simi Valley | Driving Advisory: Flooded intersections and mud flow concerns

Simi Valley | Driving Advisory: Flooded intersections and mud flow concerns

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release . Due to the heavy rain being experienced, Simi Valley residents are urged to avoid the following roadways and intersections due to partial flooding and mud flow concerns:  – First St. and Los Angeles Ave.  – First St. at Royal Ave.  – First St. at Mellow Lane  […]

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

VC Fire Department is posting updates on their Twitter account. Mountains Recreations Conservation Authority Twitter account With torrents of rain hitting burn areas creating hazards from snapping trees, mudslides and stranding motorists, there will be major cleanup.  Keep informed  Twitter account and hopefully stay dry. Road Closures: Weather-related highway closures as of 1:30pm. These closures […]

Ventura | Fire Department assists when Building Floods

Ventura | Fire Department assists when Building Floods

Firefighters responded this afternoon to a fire alarm and active water flow in the 400 block of E. Main St., home to the Goodwill Thrift Store. Upon arrival, fire crews were greeted by employees and customers who evacuated the business– it was reported that water was pouring from the ceiling. A large unoccupied commercial space […]

Tax Relief for Victims of Wildfires, Flooding, Mudflows and Debris Flows in California

Tax Relief for Victims of Wildfires, Flooding, Mudflows and Debris Flows in California

California — Victims of the wildfires, flooding, mudflows and debris flows that took place beginning on Dec. 4, 2017 in parts of California may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of California. Following the recent disaster declaration issued by the […]

Upcoming Winter Storm: Thomas Fire Burn Area

Upcoming Winter Storm: Thomas Fire Burn Area

Are you prepared? With disasters across the nation and most recently our fire here, it is important more now than ever to make sure we have planned accordingly. Next week is forecasted to bring the first significant rain of the season to Ventura County. Some weather stations are predicting up to an inch of rain […]

Ventura County Communities | Ongoing Flood Hazard Assessment On Hillsides Destabilized By The Thomas Fire

Ventura County Communities | Ongoing Flood Hazard Assessment On Hillsides Destabilized By The Thomas Fire

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – Acres of land and vegetation now compromised by the Thomas Fires will have a recovery team consisting of Federal, State, Ventura County and City departments. The team is on high alert as these regions are extremely susceptible to debris flows and flooding.   From early modeling already done by the Ventura County […]

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