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Monterey County Office of Emergency Services
Tuesday December 14th, 2021 :: 10:12 a.m. PST


Debris Flow Evacuation Order Downgraded to Warning For Areas Of River Road

WHEN: December 14, 2021 effective immediately WHERE: Evacuation Warning: • Pine Canyon Rd, Salinas CA, including: Trimble Hill, Mesa Rd, Manzanita Way, Wildwood Way, Redding Dr, Belmont Circle, and the southwest end of Berry Drive. • Limekiln Rd, Salinas CA • 800 Block of River Rd, Salinas CA • Dolan Fire Burn Scar WHAT: According to the National Weather Service an Atmospheric River will be impacting Monterey County from Sunday evening, 12/12/2021 to Tuesday morning, 12/14/2021. The Flash Flood Warning issued by the National Weather Service for the River Fire, Carmel Fire, and Dolan Fire Burn Scars has expired. Due to the possibility of smaller localized rain events, the County of Monterey has downgraded the Evacuation Order for areas of River Road in Salinas, CA to an Evacuation Warning; the Evacuation Warning for the Dolan Fire Burn Scar remains in place. Properties and people located below or downstream of the burn areas are at an increased risk for flooding and debris flows. Areas that have experienced increased runoff, flooding, debris, and/or mudflows since the fires in August 2020 will likely experience similar or worsened impacts. Please remain vigilant and be aware of any land movement. If weather patterns change or land movement occurs, additional evacuation warnings or orders may be issued. If you are concerned about your safety or feel that your life is threatened, leave the area; do not wait for officials to tell you to do so. NOTE: Highway 1 will be closed at Deetjen's Big Sur Resort (Postmile 42.1) and Ragged Point will remain closed until further notice. SAFETY MESSAGE: The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current incident conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closure and any evacuation warnings. The weather forecast anticipates high winds and potential for downed trees. Residents should exercise caution when leaving their homes during the storm. If at any time you feel unsafe, please call 9-1-1. Translation/Traducción

Monterey County Office of Emergency Services
1322 Natividad Rd
Salinas, CA 93906

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-796-1908

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