Warnings & Emergency Preparedness — Review of 2017

The thing about emergency preparedness, and warnings, is that the need for this information never goes away. Some things are seasonal—checking your lines before the winter storms, or planning for king tides. For events such as earthquakes we need to be prepared year-round as there’s no predicting when a catastrophic... Read more

December and January High Tides

Tides of 6 feet or more will cause flooding in the lower portion of Manzanita Park & Ride lot from November 30 through December 7. Parking lot signs have been illuminated. If you need to use the lot during those days, try to arrange for a friend to drop you... Read more

Weather Warning – Batten Down the Hatches

Expect high winds, heavy rain and flooding today, Weds Nov 15—and tomorrow, Thurs Nov 16. Possible flood times, with greater than 6′ tides (when combined with wind and rainfall): Weds 9:30 a.m. Thurs 10:00 a.m. Fri 10:30 a.m. Please exercise caution when driving through low-lying areas of known flooding such as... Read more

Thur Oct 5 – Resilient by Design In North Bay

— Celebrate Climate Resilience — Eat, Drink, Play & Plan — A special reception on CLIMATE CHANGE organized in partnership with Shore Up Marin, Marin City Community Services District, County of Marin, and the Urban Works Agency. A light, buffet dinner will be served while you meet and mingle with the 10 teams selected... Read more

High Tides July 20-24

Beginning Thursday, July 20, we’ll experience another series of nighttime high tides. Flooded parking lots can total cars and damage the wheels on shopping carts, so be prepared to move both cars and carts from low-lying parking spaces. Warn your guests! Read more

Embracing Sea Level Rise

What’s not to like about a beautiful photo, with the sky reflected back in a rippling pool of water? We put up with the king tides of winter, and some of us (East Pier and Gate 6 1/2, the further end of A Dock parking where 2 or 3 spots... Read more

June High Tide Warning

Our highest tides occur around the summer and winter solstices. During the week of June 19, tides will be highest in the evenings, peaking later every night through Sunday, as shown below: Heavy storms can add a foot of water to these predicted tides. Right now, no rain is forecast for... Read more

Summer High Tides Sneaking UP

  This last week has been glorious. The dry heat of summer, with the forecast of blue skies stretching into June, signals that we’ve left the wet and cold of winter behind. What we haven’t quite escaped is the possibility of flooding at high tide. Over the next 5 days—starting Wednesday May 23 (high... Read more

Sea Level Rise – How Vulnerable is Marin?

Have you noticed higher tides? For several years, Marin County staff have been developing an assessment of what is vulnerable to sea level rise along our bay shoreline. To learn more, Supervisor Kate Sears invites us to a meeting on Tuesday, April 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the... Read more