Another strong storm, expected to be the largest and wettest so far this season, is expected to create danger of flash floods and mudslides in much of Southwestern California between March 20 and March 23, 2018.
In Santa Barbara County, mandatory evacuations have been ordered west of Goleta and east of Santa Barbara, and residents east of Santa Maria have been told to prepare for evacuation if necessary. Exact evacuation areas are mapped at https://sbc-gis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=0d9fc497afef4aec86ccb4d6a6068161.
National Weather Service Hazardous Weather announcements:
- For San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties, see https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ034&warncounty=CAC079&firewxzone=CAZ234&local_place1=2%20Miles%20NNW%20San%20Luis%20Obispo%20CA&product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&lat=35.3075&lon=-120.6676.
- For Los Angeles County see https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ547&warncounty=CAC037&firewxzone=CAZ547&local_place1=3%20Miles%20S%20Glendale%20CA&product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&lat=34.1333&lon=-118.2458.
- For Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties, see https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ048&warncounty=CAC065&firewxzone=CAZ248&local_place1=4%20Miles%20SSE%20Canyon%20Lake%20CA&product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&lat=33.6168&lon=-117.2498.
Networks are required by CMS to track the status of facility operations and patient access to treatment during emergency events. If the operations of your facility, or ability for patients to have access to dialysis are impacted by emergency events, please let your Network know as soon as possible. Contact Eileen Rhodes at 888-268-1539 or ERhodes@nw18.esrd.net, and also fill out the form at http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/machform/embed.php?id=16298.