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Los Altos Police Department
Monday December 8th, 2014 :: 04:28 p.m. PST


STORM ADVISORY: Heavy storm heading to our area Wed-Fri. High winds, heavy rain anticipated. Prepare early.

The National Weather Service, Bay Area is warning that a significant storm is headed our way this Wednesday through Friday. Heavy rainfall is expected to overwhelm waterways and roadway drainage systems, leading to flash flooding. Additionally, high winds from 20-40 mph are expected, with gusts up to 40-60 mph.

Residents are urged to prepare in advance of the storm:

  • Stock up on flashlights and batteries to be prepared for a power outage. Visit the PG&E website for essential information about power outages:
  • A complimentary Sandbag Station is available to Los Altos residents at the City’s Maintenance Service Center located at: 707 Fremont Avenue in Los Altos.
  • Secure outdoor items that can be blown about by strong wind.
  • Stock up on food and water in order to avoid unnecessary driving during heavy rain and wind.
  • Report down trees, power lines, flooding or other hazards by calling our non-emergency number: (650) 947-2770.

In the event of an emergency, call us by dialing 9-1-1. For non-emergency calls, dial (650) 947-2770.




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Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-947-2770

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