January 2023 Storms

A New Flood Watch Issued for Saturday Through Monday - issued January 12, 2023

With at least three more storms impacting the Bay Area in the next few days, a flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service.  Expect light rain on Friday with moderate to heavy rain Saturday through Monday.  The sandbag filling station at the City of Dublin Corporation Yard, located at 5709 Scarlett Court, is still in operation. Please limit the number of sandbags taken to 10 or fewer.

The City of Dublin will have crews working non-stop on storm patrol to keep roadways from flooding (clearing out drain inlets); removing fallen trees and/or branches; and monitoring the entire city for issues.  All calls for service should be directed to Dublin Police Services at 925-462-1212.  For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.  Please follow the City of Dublin on Twitter (@dublinpio) and Dublin Police on Nixle (text '94568' to 888777) for breaking news.

High Wind Warning in Effect - January 8, 2023

A high wind warning has been issued for the Bay Area, as strong winds and heavy rain are expected tonight through Wednesday.  With grounds already saturated, the risk of downed trees and flooding is high.  The City of Dublin will have crews working non-stop on storm patrol to keep roadways from flooding (clearing out drain inlets); removing fallen trees and/or branches; and monitoring the entire city for issues.  All calls for service should be directed to Dublin Police Services at 925-462-1212.  For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.  

The sandbag filling station at the City of Dublin Corporation Yard, located at 5709 Scarlett Court, is still in operation. It is recommended that you bring your own shovel for faster service.  Please limit the number of sandbags taken to 10 or fewer.  Alameda County Public Works Agency also makes sandbags available at their Maintenance and Operations Corporation Yard at 4825 Gleason Drive.  

Please continue to follow these important safety tips:

  • If you need to drive in the rain, stay in the center lanes to avoid flooded areas. 
  • If a road seems impassable, do NOT attempt to drive through flooded areas.  "Turn around, don't drown."
  • If you see a downed power line, please call 9-1-1 immediately.  If you see fallen trees, please call Dublin Police at 462-1212.
  • Residents and businesses may be without power for some time.  Plan to have flashlights and spare batteries on hand.  
  • Make sure you have a crate for your pets, should they need to be transported.
  • Check your emergency supplies (first aid kit, essential medicines, cash, food, water, non-electric can opener, portable radio) and ensure they are in air-tight bags and in handy locationss. 
  • All City of Dublin trails will be closed.  Stay away from canals and creeks. 
  • Please follow the City of Dublin on Twitter (@dublinpio) and Dublin Police on Nixle (text '94568' to 888777) for breaking news.

Two More Powerful Storms Predicted Over the Next Four Days - January 6, 2023

The National Weather Service is predicting that two more powerful storms will arrive in the Bay Area; the first on Saturday and Sunday, followed by a second storm on Monday and Tuesday.  With grounds already saturated, there is a high risk of flooding.

The sandbag filling station at the City of Dublin Corporation Yard, located at 5709 Scarlett Court, is still in operation. It is recommended that you bring your own shovel for faster service.  Please limit the number of sandbags taken to 10 or fewer. 

 Alameda County Public Works Agency also makes sandbags available at their Maintenance and Operations Corporation Yard at 4825 Gleason Drive.  

The City of Dublin will have crews working non-stop on storm patrol to keep roadways from flooding (clearing out drain inlets); removing fallen trees and/or branches; and monitoring the entire city for issues.  All calls for service should be directed to Dublin Police Services at 925-462-1212.  For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.  Please follow the City of Dublin on Twitter (@dublinpio) and Dublin Police on Nixle (text '94568' to 888777) for breaking news.

Storm Preparedness Tips - January 4, 2023

In preparation for today's storm, residents are advised to follow some important safety tips:

  • If you are able to do so, get home by 1:30 p.m., before roads become impassable. 
  • If you need to drive in the rain, stay in the center lanes to avoid flooded areas. 
  • If a road seems impassable, do NOT attempt to drive through flooded areas.  "Turn around, don't drown."
  • If you see a downed power line, please call 9-1-1 immediately.  If you see fallen trees, please call Dublin Police at 462-1212.
  • Residents and businesses may be without power for some time.  Plan to have flashlights and spare batteries on hand.  
  • Make sure you have a crate for your pets, should they need to be transported.
  • Check your emergency supplies (first aid kit, essential medicines, cash, food, water, non-electric can opener, portable radio) and ensure they are in air-tight bags and in handy locationss. 
  • All City of Dublin trails will be closed.  Stay away from canals and creeks. 
  • The sandbag filling station at the City of Dublin Corporation Yard, located at 5709 Scarlett Court, is still in operation. It is recommended that you bring your own shovel for faster service.  Please limit the number of sandbags taken to 10 or fewer.  Alameda County Public Works Agency also makes sandbags available at their Maintenance and Operations Corporation Yard at 4825 Gleason Drive.  

The City of Dublin will be prepared to set up a shelter at Shannon Community Center, if necessary.  Please follow the City of Dublin on Twitter (@dublinpio) and Dublin Police on Nixle (text '94568' to 888777) for breaking news.

Additional Sandbags Available for Residents and Businesses in Need of Flood Protection - January 3

The City of Dublin has procured additional sandbags for residents and business owners in need of flood protection. Sandbags can be picked up from the City of Dublin Corporation Yard, located at 5709 Scarlett Court. In addition to a limited supply of pre-filled sandbags, a self-serve station, with bags, sand, and a shovel will be available. Please limit the number of sandbags taken to 10 or fewer.

The Alameda County Public Works Agency may also have sandbags available at their Maintenance and Operations Corporation Yard at 4825 Gleason Drive.