To our clients in Huntington Beach and surrounding areas, we are sharing an important announcement issued by the City office.
Residents are advised to watch for flash flooding and obtain sand bags ahead of time as Huntington Beach prepares for winter storms.
In response the potential severe weather, the Huntington Beach Emergency Operation Center (EOC) will be activating on Friday, Feb. 17, at 1300 to monitor the situation and coordinate any potential issues. Residents are encouraged to monitor City social media pages and receive up-to-date information at www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/HBEmergency. If you have not done so, register your cell phone and e-mail at www.AlertOC.com to receive important information in an emergency.
A Flood Watch is in effect for Orange County coastal area Friday through Saturday. A Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. In the event of severe flooding don’t try to cross water flowing above your knees. “Turn Around Don’t Drown”. If advised to evacuate, do so immediately and use travel routes recommended by local authorities.
Sandbags are available at the City Corporate Yard, 17371 Gothard Street, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and at Magnolia Fire Station/Edison Community Center and Warner Fire Station 24 hours. For more information contact the Public Works Department at 714-960-8861. Additionally, sandbags can be purchased and delivered from Resource Building Materials, 7502 Warner Ave, for a fee. For more information and prices contact them directly at 714-842-1500.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY, DO NOT CALL 9-1-1