Weather Warning – Batten Down the Hatches

© NWSBayArea — Getting ready for our first Atmospheric River (AR) of the winter. What does that mean? Its a plume of deep moisture pointed at the region. Here is forecast image for 4 pm Weds Nov 15 | info for this re-post courtesy County Supervisor Kate Sears and Nov 14, 2017 Sausalito Currents

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 at the Manzanita and Pohono intersections, along Shoreline Highway in Tam Junction and at the Highway 101 exit at Sausalito/Marin City.

Wednesday, 11/15. Rain, mainly after 11:00 a.m. The rain could be heavy at times. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of between a quarter and half of an inch are possible during the day.

Wednesday Night. The rain could be heavy at times. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of between one and two inches are possible.

Thursday, 11/16. A 50% chance of showers. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of between a tenth and quarter of an inch are possible during the day.

Thursday Night. A 30% chance of showers. Breezy. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an are inch possible.

Power Alert from PG&E

PG&E anticipates sustained outages in the North Bay Area and has increased local crews to respond.

If you need assistance, please always first call 800-743-5000 to report a problem.  If there is any concern for safety (e.g. wires down) immediately call 911 and ask that Dispatch contact PG&E’s 4911 number for First Responders only.

Electric Outage Center

Report an outage and check on a known outage: Select a location on the map or search by city. Once outage details appear, you will be able to sign up to receive outage updates.

Get alerts for future outages: First, log in to your PG&E account. Under Alerts, go to Outages. Then select edit. You can choose to be notified by text, email or phone.  Don’t have an account? You can sign up now.

What to Do If You See a Downed Power Line

Never go near a damaged power line that has fallen to the ground or is dangling in the air. Always assumed downed electric lines are energized and extremely dangerous. Stay away, keep others away and immediately call 911 and PG&E at 1-800-743-5002.

Stay away from trees, pools of water & other objects that may be in contact w/ power lines and call 911 then PG&E at 1-800-743-5002.

Outage Tip: Unplug or turn off all electrical appliances to avoid overloading circuits when power is restored.

If you must use candles, keep them away from draperies, lampshades & small children. Do not leave candles unattended.

As always, you are welcome to contact me at