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Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Friday December 6th, 2013 :: 02:35 p.m. PST


Cold Weather Alert and Warming Shelters



DATE: December 6, 2013

FROM: Lori Norton, County Administrative Officer

Below average temperatures are forecasted through the coming weekend including a storm that could bring snow down to approximately 1000 feet Friday evening. In response to the cold weather, the County has been coordinating with Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) to provide support to those in need. Warming shelters will be available beginning at 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 6th through 5:00 p.m., Saturday, December 7th. The addresses of available warming shelters are as follows:

Murphys: First Congregational Church
509 North Algiers
(At the corner of Church St. and N. Algiers)

West Point: West Point Community Hall
22283 Highway 26
(Intersection of Hwy 26/Bald Mtn. Rd/Pine St.)

San Andreas: Community Covenant Church
261 Treat Ave.

Arnold: Moose Lodge
1965 Blagen Road

Information will be updated should additional Warming Shelters become available.

Ways to prepare for weather conditions and possible power outages and items to have on hand:
Potable water, batteries, a battery operated radio, foods that can be eaten without cooking, medical supplies and prescriptions, warm clothes, blankets, firewood, generator fuel, pet food, etc. Have at least three days supply of food and water for every person in your household. If you don’t have one, purchase an old fashioned phone that plugs directly into the wall (not a cordless).

It is also important to check in on neighbors.

In the event of an emergency call 911

For updated Warming Shelter information call 754-6302 after 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 6th.

To report power outage call PG&E 1-800-743-5000

Prepare to shelter in place for up to three days. If you don’t absolutely have to be out on the roads, please stay home. If you must travel, please be safe.

Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Jeff Tuttle Dr
San Andreas, CA 95249

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-754-6500

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