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  • thru Sun. evening, per Ntl Weather Service & Marin County Fire Chiefs Assn, includes higher terrains Marin, Napa, Sonoma. Mt. Vision Rd closed. Use extreme caution re equipment, machinery, smoking. A single spark could cause wildfire. More info & various links, pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news.
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Marin IJ article, 5/25/19: about essential services that would be affected; shutoffs could last more than 72 hrs; & lead time on shutoffs not guaranteed. For PGE website, IJ article: pointreyesdisastercouncil.org. Click Safety Info tab on the PRDC homepage
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • https://www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/safety_beaches.htm?fbclid=IwAR3G6z1yzpRDt1t8Q2Clyhn0e-RdQkn2b2G96WYs1anQZZjIU91ehpORiyY Boaters: Gale Warning is in effect from 3 am until 9 am on Saturday, May 25. Read more on PRNS website.
    Alert Category: 
    Curiosity
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Att: All North Marin Water District customers. https://www.marincounty.org/depts/cd/divisions/environmental-health-services/point-reyes-station-water-project Olema, Bear Valley (including PR National Seashore), Inverness Park, and Paradise Ranch Estates. Hard copy English/Spanish PR Library.
    Alert Category: 
    Curiosity
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • 1 black & tan female hound Sasha, 1 Walker female hound Storm Missing Sunday morning around 10AM at the Historic E Ranch - 21000 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Call William at 707-779-9947 Laura at 415-669-1354 Lianne at 415-328-5335. Pictures on WM Commons Facebook page and West Marin Feed.
    Alert Category: 
    Lost & Found
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Info about Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) factors, notice periods, updates during a PSPS, how to update your contact info, how to prepare. At pge.com/mywildfirealerts or link at: https://www.pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/safety-information (Lynn, PRDC Coordinator)
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Marin Wildfire Forum, May 4, Embassy Suites, San Rafael. Includes update on progress, work to come, future needs. Special presentation by a Camp Fire survivor. Wildfires & Climate Change, May 8, San Rafael Comm. Center. Go to pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news for more description.
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    resolved
  • Sat. April 13, 9-11:30 am. Bleeding injuries & how to manage them. Free. Certified instructor Jim Fazackerley leads, with 2 assistant instructors, both CERTs (Vicki Chase, retired RN; Suyash Prasad, ER Doctor). SGV Comm Center East Room. More info pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    resolved
  • Emergency & Disaster training by Fire Dept personnel. To help until they arrive. In Point Reyes Station May 3 (briefly in the evening), 4 and 11. Hands-on practice, put out small fires, light rescue; supplies, manual given. Preregister: readymarin.org under CERT tab. Scholarships if needed.
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    resolved
  • Federal financial assistance might be available to help coastal area residents elevate their home if they live in a West Marin flood zone. There is $3 million in FEMA assistance to dole out to West Marin residents. www.marinSLR.org, 415-473-7874
    Alert Category: 
    Curiosity
    Alert Status: 
    open

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