(10/24 at 6:58 p.m.) Evacuation Orders Released for the Small Flood-Impacted Area in Bennett Valley - The City of Santa Rosa has released the evacuation orders in the area of Neotomas Avenue and Tachevah Drive, Brookhaven Drive, Eastmoor Drive, Washoe Court, and Siminole Court. READ MORE
(10/24 at 6:44 p.m.) Flood Advisory for Eastern Sonoma County - The National Weather Service was issued a Flood Advisory for portions of Sonoma County to last until 9:00 p.m. This Advisory is in addition to the Flood Warning in Sonoma County and Flash Flood Warning for the Glass Fire Burn Scar Area (see below). READ MORE
(10/24 at 6:10 p.m.) Multiple Creeks and Streets Flooding thoughout Santa Rosa. Avoid Unnecessary Travel - The City of Santa Rosa is responding to multiple reports of flooding, downed trees and power lines, and other storm-related emergencies.
In the small flood-impacted Bennett Valley area (pictured), a total of 8 structures suffered damages from the flooding: 5 homes (4 apartment units all in the same 4-plex building and 1 single-family home) and 3 garages. Water levels have significantly receded and residents are now allowed to return back to their properties with the exception of the 8-damaged structure properties. Final outcomes of the damage assessment will determine habitably and are scheduled to be completed this evening by City inspectors.
(10/24 at 5:55 p.m.) Flood Warning Extended for Central Sonoma County - The National Weather Service has extended the flood warning for Sonoma County through 8:00 p.m. Rain is causing steep rises in area streams. Moderate to heavy rain will continue through the evening. READ MORE
(10/24 at 5:00 p.m.) Flash Flood Warning Extended for Glass Fire Burn Scar Area - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Sonoma County until 7:15 p.m. today. This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order. READ MORE
(10/24 at 3:55 p.m.) Mudflows in Yerba Buena Area - Two minor mudflows were reported in the hill above the 5500 block of Yerba Buena. The area is already under a flash flood warning and there are no threats to the homes below from the two current flows. City’s engineers and staff are at scene and monitoring the situation.
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...