Severe Weather Updates

As #hurricanehilary approaches SoCal, the US National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard is forecasting the potential for strong tropical storm force winds, heavy rainfall, and the potential for flash flooding. As the City prepares for the storm’s arrival, we want to make sure that La Verne residents are prepared too!

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Here are a few safety tips to prepare for the tropical storm: 

  • If you can, stay home and wait out the storm 
  • Secure outdoor furniture and umbrellas 
  • Prepare your emergency kit 
  • Know you evacuation route 
  • Ensure your tires have proper tread and windshield wipers 
  • Ensure your headlights/taillights are working properly 
  • If you must drive, use extra caution. Slow down and be aware of your surroundings 
  • Avoid downed power lines and immediately report them by calling 911 
  • Check on neighbors 

Sand Bags:

The City of La Verne has crews on standby and is actively monitoring storm basins ahead of the anticipated rain. Sandbags (limit 10 per household, school, or business) are available 24/7 as supplies last at:

          • Behind the Public Safety Facility at 2061 Third Street, near the alley exit to "C" Street
          • Behind Fire Station 3 at 5100 Esperanza Drive

Emergency Contact Information:

For emergencies: 911
To report downed Power Lines: 911

To report downed trees: 909-596-1913
For non-emergency dispatch: 909-593-2531

Southern California Edison: 1-800-611-1911 or

Preparing for Strong Winds and Rain

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