Weather Alert Issued for Wednesday, Thursday
Coastal Orange County is expected to be impacted by a series of storms through Thursday, December 30, bringing intermittent periods of heavy rain and potential localized flooding. The most significant part of the storm is predicted Wednesday evening.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a flood watch that will remain in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon.
Flooding may be caused by excessive rainfall predicted tomorrow and Thursday throughout a portion of Southern California, including Orange County Coastal Areas.
Click here to view the full alert. Click here to view a detailed forecast for Wednesday and Thursday. Visit weather.gov for additional information.
To receive local alerts, visit AlertOC.com to register your cell phone number(s), text number(s) and email addresses. AlertOC is a critical link for residents and businesses to immediately learn of any required actions.
Rest assured, the Village has a detailed rain event action plan and prepares for rainstorms days ahead of a predicted storm. During the rain event, key VMS staff members patrol and monitor slopes and other parts of the Village that may be impacted. Security responds to resident calls regarding flooding or other rain-related issues. If at any point a storm creates a risk to residents, a CodeRED alert will be sent to all residents registered for the emergency notification program. If you are not registered you do so at any time at the concierge desk in the Community Center or online here.
If it were ever necessary to issue an evacuation order, it is imperative to your safety to cooperate. Weather watches, warnings and evacuations notices are science-based predictions intended to provide adequate time for evacuation
If during the storms you require emergency assistance, dial 911. For the Village’s 24-hour dispatch service, call 949-580-1400.
Stay safe and dry, everyone!
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