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Storm Preparation

Post Date:02/16/2017

Starting Friday, February 17, the coastal Orange County region is predicted to be impacted by a significant storm. Intermittent periods of heavy rain, strong winds, high surf and localized flooding is expected. The City encourages the community to prepare their homes and families in advance of the storm by clearing out rain gutters and landscape drains, placing sand bags in flood prone areas and staying tuned to local alerts for updates.

To report storm related incidents (trees down, flooding) please call the City's Municipal Operations Department's storm hotline 949-644-3055. Staff is planning to answer the phone until 8:30 p.m., depending on storm conditions.

Please use 9-1-1 for emergencies only.

Quick Tips

  • Sand bags (10 prefilled) are available to Newport Beach residents at the City's Corporation Yard, 592 Superior Avenue, from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • Avoid areas with fast-moving water or areas that are flooded.
  • Stock up on food and supplies (don't forget medicine and your pets) in advance of the storm.
  • Stay home if you don't have to go out.
  • Strong surf is expected, know your limits or stay out of the water.
  • Stay out of the water during periods of thunder and/or lightening. 
  • Connect with us for timely updates:
  • View the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) prediction information for the storm expected this weekend.
  • Stay informed of weather conditions by monitoring local news, radio and
  • Visit our storm preparation website - - for additional information and tips.


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