1. NWS NewsFlash

    IMPORTANT Weather Alerts!

    The latest updates from the National Weather Service, including red flag warnings and high wind watch for the North Bay. Read on...
  2. News flash wind watch

    High Wind Watch

    High wind watch in effect Sunday (10/23) through Monday (10/24) for Sonoma County and all of Santa Rosa Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. 10.18.20 NWS Fire Weather Watch

    Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning

    The National Weather Service has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning beginning Monday (10/19) at 11 PM. Read on...
  5. New Flash_Heat and Wind Advisory_10.14.20

    Wind and Heat Advisory

    The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from 10 PM this evening (10/14) through 11 AM Thursday (10/15) and has also issued a Heat Advisory from 11 AM Thursday (10/15) through 9 PM Friday (10/16). Read on...
  6. News Flash_Red Flag Warning_10.13.20

    Red Flag Warning in Effect Wednesday (10/14) Through Friday (10/16)

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 5 AM Wednesday (10/14) through 6 PM Friday (10/16) due to forecasted strong offshore winds out of the north-northeast. Read on...
  7. News Flash_Fire Weather Watch_10.12.20

    Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning

    The National Weather Service has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning beginning Wednesday (10/14) at 5am. Read on...
  8. Evacuation Update - Glass Fire_NewsFlash size

    Evac Warnings Rescinded in areas of City of Santa Rosa

    In coordination with CAL FIRE and the Santa Rosa Fire Department, the Santa Rosa Police Department has rescinded Evacuation Warnings in all but one small area of the City of Santa Rosa. Read on...
  9. News Flash_Rain-Ready Property

    Preparing for Rain After Wildfires

    The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma encourage residents living in and around wildfire burn areas to prepare for the rainy season. Read on...
  10. 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...
  11. Evacuation Update - Glass Fire_NewsFlash size

    Remaining Evacuation Orders in Santa Rosa Downgraded to Warnings

    Residents of fire-damaged properties are encouraged to go to the City’s Supply and Support Station prior to returning home for re-entry kits and safety supplies Additional Info...
  12. City and County Logos

    Sonoma County, City of Santa Rosa to Host Virtual Town Hall about Glass Fire Recovery and Reentry

    Topics will include an update on the Glass Fire, recovery resources, plans for reopening burned areas, insurance, ash safety and debris information, water quality, wells and septic systems and watershed protection. Read on...
  13. Glass Fire Evacuation Order Timestamp Map News Flash

    Filing Claim for Additional Living Expenses (ALE) Incurred Due to Mandatory Evacuation

    The City has created a map that identifies when each zone in the City limits was under mandatory evacuation during the Glass Fire Read on...
  14. News Flash_Glass Fire Recovery

    Glass Fire Recovery Web Page

    The City of Santa Rosa has launched a new recovery web page for Santa Rosa fire survivors affected by the Glass Fire. Read on...
  15. Water Quality Sampling

    Santa Rosa Water Quality Not Impacted by Glass Fire

    Ongoing testing and monitoring of Santa Rosa’s drinking water confirms that our community’s water system meets all safe drinking water standards. Read on...
  16. News Flash_Glass Fire Evacuation Update

    SOME Evac Orders Downgraded to Warnings

    In coordination with CAL FIRE and the Santa Rosa Fire Department, the Santa Rosa Police Department has downgraded SOME evacuation orders. Residents in three more areas may reenter at this time. Read on...
  17. City and County Logos

    County and City to Open Local Assistance Center in Santa Rosa

    Residents affected by the Glass Fire will be able to access recovery services and resources at a Local Assistance Center beginning on Monday, Oct. 5. Read on...
  18. News Flash_Damage Assessment Map

    Glass Fire Property Damage Assessment Map

    Santa Rosa’s Property Damage Assessment Map for the Glass Fire is now available online. Read on...
  19. News Flash_Red Flag Warning_10.3.20

    Red Flag Warning in Effect Through Sunday (10/4)

    The National Weather Service has issued another RED FLAG WARNING for the North Bay Mountains, specifically the Glass Fire, from 4 PM Saturday (10/3) to 6 AM Sunday (10/4) for dry conditions and gusty winds above 1000 feet for fire weather zone. Read on...
  20. News Flash_Glass Fire Evacuation Update

    Some Evacuation Warnings Lifted

    In coordination with CAL FIRE and the Santa Rosa Fire Department, the Santa Rosa Police Department has lifted SOME evacuation warnings. Read on...
  21. News Flash_Glass Fire Evacuation Update

    Some Evac Orders Downgraded to Warnings

    In coordination with CAL FIRE and the Santa Rosa Fire Department, the Santa Rosa Police Department has downgraded SOME evacuation orders. Residents in four areas may reenter at this time. Read on...
  22. News Flash_Heat Advisory EXTENDED_10.1.20

    Heat Advisory Extended Through Friday (10/2)

    The National Weather Service has extended the heat advisory for most of the region, including Santa Rosa. Read on...
  23. News Flash_Red Flag Warning_10.1.20_UPDATE

    Red Flag Warning beginning 1pm Thursday (10/1)

    The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG WARNING for the North Bay Mountains above 1000 feet, specifically the Glass Fire, from 1 PM Thursday (10/1) to 6 AM Saturday (10/3) due for breezy northerly winds and critically dry conditions. Read on...
  24.  Cooling Centers Open 8/17 & 8/18

    City to Open Cooling Center Thursday (10/1)

    Cooling center activation to offer residents relief during Heat Advisory Read on...
  25. News Flash_Fire Weather Watch_9.29.20

    Fire Weather Watch Upgraded to Red Flag Warning

    The National Weather Service has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning beginning Thursday (10/1) at 1pm. Read on...
  26. News Flash_Glass Fire Evacuation Update

    Update on Evacuation Orders

    Some evacuation orders or warnings have recently been lifted or downgraded. Read on...
  27. Fire and Tree

    Glass Fire in Sonoma County

    Evacuation warnings and orders, evacuation points, resources, and other information in response to wildfires which started on September 27 in Sonoma County. Read on...
  28. 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...
  29. 9.26.20 Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in Effect 9/27 & 9/28

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of the region, including Santa Rosa Read on...
  30.  Cooling Centers Open 8/17 & 8/18

    City to Open Cooling Center Sunday & Monday (9/27 & 9/28)

    Cooling center activation to offer residents relief during forecast High Heat Read on...
  31. NewsFlash RedFlagWarning

    Red Flag Warning Expanded to include all of Santa Rosa/ Sonoma County

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 9pm Saturday (9/26) through 9pm Monday (9/28) Read on...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37.  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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. Know Your Emergency Alerts

    Know Your Emergency Alerts

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

    Changes to Nixle Communication Service

    Questions about recent Nixle alerts? Here's what you need to know. Read on...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. NWS Excessive Heat Watch

    Excessive Heat Watch 5/25 to 5/28

    NWS issued Excessive Heat Watch for Bay Area Read on...
  53. 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...