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Winter storm: what to expect and how to prepare

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Jerimiah Oetting
The San Lorenzo River in Santa Cruz after flooding during the storms over New Years weekend. The National Weather Service expects similar or worse impacts from another storm this week.

A conversation with Dave Reid, the director of Santa Cruz County's Office of Response, Recovery and Resilience, about the potential impacts of the storm and how residents should prepare

Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County residents can text SCR911 to 99411 to receive updates and alerts about this and other storms. Santa Cruz and San Benito residents can also sign-up here and stay up to date at the Santa Cruz Regional 911 page.

Check Zonehaven to see what the status is for your evacuation zone.

A full list of resources can be found at the Santa Cruz Disaster Preparedness and Recover Resources page.

Monterey County

Monterey County residents can sign-up for updates and alerts about emergencies by visiting the Monterey County Alert page. Residents can also see current notifications here.

Other storm preparedness resources from Monterey County are available here.