El Nino Preparation

An emergency can happen at any time. You can help your family prepare for any emergency situation with a safety preparedness plan, some basic supplies, and advanced planning. 

With weather forecasters predicting record El Nino storms, it's imperative to be ready to respond. Be sure to visit the links on this page to find out how to prepare for an emergency, create a plan, and find other resources such as free sand bags provided by the Orange County Fire Authority. 

Additionally, mass notification systems can notify you when regional and local emergencies occur. Be sure to visit AlertOC to sign up for Orange County's regional mass notification system and access more resources. 
9 Tips for Storm Safety
  1. Preparedness Kit
  2. Get emergency alerts and apps on your smarphone
  3. Inspect your car - make sure it's operational & safe
  4. Prepare your home
  5. Clear trees and vegetation
  6. Always assume a downed wire is energized
  7. Have flashlights ready for use
  8. Be aware of traffic signal outages
  9. Secure trash and debris