UPDATED: 1/4/23 at 9:00 AM
Are you ready for the storm? The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain, high winds, and a possible flood watch for our area starting this evening, Tuesday, January 3, 2023, and lasting through Thursday.
With this storm, Gilroy may experience localized flooding, downed trees, and the continued closure of Silva’s Crossing, located at Uvas Creek near the intersection of Miller Avenue and Uvas Park Drive.
Sand and sandbags are available outside the gate of the Gilroy Corporation Yard, located at 613 Old Gilroy Street. Residents are advised to bring their shovels and a friend to assist. Additional sandbag locations can be found at valleywater.org/sandbags.
To report downed trees or localized flooding on City streets, please call the Gilroy Police Department non-emergency number at 408-846-0350.
To report local creek blockages and flooding, please call Valley Water at 408-630-2378.
To view or report power outages, please visit https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outagecenter/.
To report downed power lines, leave the area immediately and call 9-1-1. Then call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.
To find a warming center, visit https://emergencymanagement.sccgov.org/residents/cold-weather-safety.
For up-to-date weather information, visit weather.gov.
Sign up for Santa Clara County emergency notices at AlertSCC.org.
Sign up for City of Gilroy emergency notices at Nixle.com.
Additional resources are available at PrepareSCC.org/Flood.
If you are out and about over the next few days, please use caution, slow down, and leave extra time in your schedule for possible delays and road closures.