Incident Overview

On Monday, January 29, 2024, the National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch and Wind Advisory for the entire Bay Area, effective starting at 4 a.m. Wednesday, January 31st to 4 a.m. Thursday, February 1st. Moderate to heavy rainfall accompanied by winds ranging from 30 - 40 mph with isolated gusts reaching 50-60 mph are forecasted for Santa Clara County.

The Office of Emergency Management, in collaboration with local and state partners, continues to monitor risks and hazards within the county to ensure the safety of the community. 

We strongly encourage residents to regularly check this webpage, sign up for AlertSCC, follow our social media pages, and tune in to local news channels to stay well-informed about the latest developments regarding the storm.


The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning that went into effect at 10 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024, to 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2024, for the Santa Cruz Mountain areas of the County and the East Santa Clara Hills. Forecasted sustained winds of 40 mph or more are expected, accompanied by gusts exceeding 68 mph at elevations between 900 and 2500 feet. Saturated soils increase risk of runoff to creeks, streams, and roadways that may increase the risk of flooding and mudslides. 

Incident Updates

  • County Road Closure Advisory
  • 02-06-24: Significant power outages have greatly impacted Santa Clara County. Community members with Durable Medical Equipment (DME) such as infusion pumps, lancet devices, nebulizers, oxygen equipment, etc., should call 211 for referrals to obtain portable charging devices.

Disability Disaster Access and Resource Program

Program Overview

PG&E is coordinating with the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers to provide support for older adults and people with disabilities through the Disability Disaster Access and Resources Program. The program helps customers, create an emergency plan, sign up for the Medical Baseline Program, apply for a portable backup battery, obtain ADA-accessible car rides and receiving food replacement.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the programs, customers must:

  • Use an electrical medical device or assistive technology
  • Have a disability or chronic condition, or
  • Rely on electricity to live independently

For the complete list of eligibility requirements, please go to PG&E’s Financial Assistance.


Resources & Services

City and Town Response Directory

Community members may find their City's storm prep, emergency preparedness and emergency services and resources by clicking on their city below.  

City of Campbell

City of Cupertino

City of Palo Alto

City of San Jose

City of Santa Clara

City of Sunnyvale

Important Phone Numbers

  • Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Non-Emergency Line: (408) 299-2311

  • Santa Clara County 911 Communications Non-Emergency Line: (408) 299-3233

  • Office of Emergency Management: (408) 808-7800

  • Report power outages, electrical problems , or downed power lines to PG&E: 1 (800) 743-5000

  • County of Santa Clara, Mental Wellness: 9-8-8

  • Access the City of San Jose's Overnight Warming Locations
    HomeFirst Homeless Helpline:  (408) 539-2105
    Email: [email protected] 

  • Catholic Charities 
    Programs and Housing Services: (408) 273-7478

  • Call 2-1-1 United Way Bay Area for referrals to emergency resource and services.


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