Preparing for Winter Storms

Preparing for Winter Storms
Posted on 02/25/2019

As a reminder, free sandbags are available to residents and businesses at Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District. The sandbag station is temporarily located at the western end of Ryder Street and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, including additional open hours, call (707) 644-8949 ext. 1702.

Also visit PG&E’s website for safety tips and preparing for stormy weather.

The public is reminded to call 9-1-1 in emergency situations. Non-emergencies can be reported to Public Works during business hours at (707) 648-5235 or via SeeClickFix. As a reminder, if a downed power line is observed, assume it is energized and keep away. Call 9-1-1 to report the location then call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000. 

The overnight warming shelter will also be open on rainy and freezing nights, from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. First Baptist Church will provide a cot, blanket, and warm soup for up to 60 residents. All are welcome, regardless of gender, identity, ethnicity, income, or religious affiliation. Pets are also welcome. The overnight warming shelter at First Baptist Church is located at 2025 Sonoma Boulevard, Vallejo, CA 94590. Contact Pastor Mike Brown at (707) 644-4087 or mbrown@fbcvallejo.com.