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AC Alert
Monday September 7th, 2020 :: 09:29 a.m. PDT


Red Flag Warning


Reminder to review evacuation routes, park off-street, and sign up for emergency alerts

A high fire danger warning has been issued for the Berkeley hills starting today, September 7 at 10pm until Wednesday, September 9 at 8am. Berkeley hills residents in particular should prepare for by signing up for alerts, reviewing evacuation routes and parking off street when possible.

Please also take steps to prevent fires. Use extreme caution when operating BBQs, power equipment, or other heat sources such as idling cars. Remember that fireworks are always completely forbidden in Berkeley and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service’s “Red Flag Warning” beginning Sept 7 at 10pm until Sept 9 at 8am is a reminder to be ready for a wildfire.

Now is a great time to:

  • Sign up for AC Alert. Make sure everyone in your home is registered for AC Alert, the City’s emergency notification service.

  • Review your household’s evacuation routes. Make sure to plan at least two routes away from your neighborhood. During an evacuation you may not be able to drive, so consider using the network of Berkeley Path Wanderers paths in your evacuation plans. See for evacuation information and download our printable evacuation checklist.

  • Park off-street. Use your driveway or garage, leaving streets clear for emergency vehicles.

Take steps to prepare and keep your household safe during this Red Flag Warning.

AC Alert
4985 Broder Blvd
Dublin, CA 94568

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-803-7800

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