OC Storm Center

Last Update Date:09/01/15

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If you are in an emergency or disaster-related situation and need immediate assistance, please call
9-1-1.   

The Storm Center is not activated.

The OC Storm Center website provides information regarding road closures, rainfall data, and other storm related information in unincorporated areas of Orange County. Content is subject to change and provided for informational purposes only. 

This site is maintained by the OC Public Works, Department Operation Center and OC Watersheds to provide up-to-date road and flood conditions. The OC Public Works, Department Operations Center (DOC) may be activated in the event of hazardous weather conditions or other emergency events. Under most circumstances we can only respond to situations or concerns involving County maintained roads or flood control channels. To report problems with a County road or flood control channels during an active event, please phone (714) 955-0333.

During non-emergency conditions, please report maintenance issues or concerns by submitting a
service request here. You may also contact the OC Public Works, Operations & Maintenance main office at (714) 955-0200.

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Click here for resources to help you prepare for post-fire debris, flood and erosion control.

OC Operations and Maintenance Service Area Storm Watch September 16, 2014Slope Stabilization and Stability of Cuts and Fills Landslide Stabilization and Mitigation 

Sandbags: Each year from October 1st to April 30th private residents can obtain 50 free, empty sand bags for the protection of their home from rain and mud. Rice bales are also being issued upon request (maximum 10 bales per resident). Contractors or commercial entities are not permitted. Sand bags are available at
2301 N. Glassell St. Orange, Ca 92865 or at seasonal staging locations (subject to conditions). For more information on sandbags, seasonal staging areas or rice bales, please contact the OC Public Works, Operations and Maintenance main office at (714) 955-0200. Sandbags can also be purchased through home centers and other vendors.

Disaster Assistance: If your property has been damaged in a State declared emergency, please visit the
Office of Emergency Services (OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) websites to determine if you are eligible for disaster assistance.