Merced Storm Watch

 

Winter storms can bring a host of challenges. These can range from closed roads to power outages and swollen streams. Local residents are encouraged to be prepared and informed. On this page you will find a host of information intended to keep you informed during local storm events.

Residents are strongly encouraged to register for notification through the Merced County Emergency Notification System by clicking HEREHelpful information may also be found on social media by following the Merced County Office of Emergency Services, Merced County, the City of Merced and Merced Irrigation District. 

Contact numbers for local waterways

As always, in any life-threatening emergencies, residents should immediately contact 911. 

For streams and waterways within the City of Merced, residents call 209-385-6905.
For streams and waterways within Merced County, residents can call: 209-385-7602.
For canals and the Merced River, call Merced Irrigation District: (209) 383-7399.
For MID electrical outages, call (209) 722-2899.

For PG&E electric outages, call 1-800-743-5002

For recorded information from the Merced County Office of Emergency Services, call (209) 385-7379.

CLICK BELOW TO DETERMINE IF YOU LIVE INTHE CITY OR COUNTY.


Links to important local weather and stream information:
Weather
Merced River
Local Streams

Basic necessities:
Extra food and bottled water, clothing and blankets, a first-aid kit, flashlights and an emergency radio with batteries. A complete list of items can be found through the Federal Emergency Management Agency by clicking HERE.

Again, for any life-threatening emergencies, residents should immediately contact 911. 

 

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