County of Riverside Emergency Management Department Active Events
The County of Riverside Emergency Operations Center is currently at Management Watch (virtual) in support of the ongoing COVID19 response.
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 AT 4pm
(Unincorporated Palm Springs/Cabazon area)
ALL EVACUATION CANCELLED
ALERT RIVCO — #SnowFire — all evacuations for the Snow Fire in Riverside County have been cancelled. Fire crews may still be working in some areas. Please use caution when returning to your home. Sign up for future emergency alerts at www.RivCoReady.org/AlertRivCo
EVACUATION ORDER CANCELLED (Saturday, Sept 19 at 7pm): Entire Snowcreek area. N of Cottonwood SE of Snowcreek W of Falls Creek.
The evacuation order for the Snowcreek area in Riverside County has been lifted. The evacuation warning for Windy Point remains in effect. Fire crews are still working in some areas. Please use caution when returning to your home.
EVACUATION WARNING CANCELLED (Sunday, Sept. 20 at 4pm): For the area South of and North of Overture, East of Clearwater and West of HIghway 111.
Temporary Evacuation point at 50390 Carmen Ave, Cabazon, CA 92230.
Go to www.RVCFire.org for updates.
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 at 12:25pm
EL DORADO FIRE
(Oak Glen, Yuciapa, Cherry Valley area)
Evacuations lifted for all areas within Riverside County. See information below for evacuations in San Bernardino County.
For current status of evacuations in San Bernardino County, please go to: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7148. For a map of evacuations in San Bernardino County, please use the following link: https://sbcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=9b818cd8a7a24c9a96361f5fc3be0803
This fire is under Unified Command. US Forest Service is the lead source for information. The incident call center phone number is (909) 383-5688. The incident website is https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7148
Residents living near recent burn scars can go to www.RivCoReady.org/StormReady to learn more about the mud and debris flow potential following significant wildland fires.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
Flex Alerts expired for Riverside County.
Cool Centers are available in various locations throughout the County.
- For information on Cool Centers in the County, please visit: http://www.capriverside.org/Cool-Centers. For additional information on extreme heat events, click here.
- For tips on conserving electricity and dealing with power outages, click here.
- If you are in need to special assistance, please call 2-1-1 from any phone in Riverside County to be connected with available services.
Southern California Edison Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)
When there are extreme and potentially dangerous weather conditions, power companies may need to call a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event. During these events, they will proactively turn off power in high fire risk areas to reduce the threat of wildfires. The County of Riverside does not control PSPS. For more information on PSPS, please visit the Southern California Edison website at https://www.sce.com/safety/wildfire/psps or call (800) 611-1911.
A map has been created to show information related to PSPS activities in Riverside County. It can be found here.
Maps and names of SCE curcuits can be found on the Southern California Edison website, here.
For information on Cooling or Warming Centers in Riverside County, a directory can be found here.
County of Riverside Emergency Management Department is working with our local, state and federal partners to respond to and mitigate Coronavirus impacts to our County. The Department of Public Health is the lead agency for public health matters in Riverside County.
For more information:
Dial 2-1-1 to reach Riverside County Community Connect for answers to basic questions about coronavirus. Please be aware that 2-1-1 is not able to give medical advice.
County of Riverside Public Health Department
California Department of Public Health
Centers for Desease Control and Prevention
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services COVID-19 Page
BURN SCAR FLOOD AND DEBRIS FLOW INFORMATION
Know your risk! Review our Storm Ready page to see if you live in at-risk area, learn about the dangers of debris flows and the safety steps you must take to prepare.
All residents in burn areas are reminded to be vigilant and prepared to evacuate if public safety officials determine evacuations are necessary. Flooding, mud flows and debris flows can happen at any time.
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1.
Get emergency information for your address via phone, mobile phone, email and text by registering for Alert RivCo.
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