Oroville Spillway and Evacuation Information

The National Weather Service is tracking and forecasting an El Niño event for Winter 2015/2016. El Niño events may bring heavy rainfall to the area, which can result in flooding. To help Butte County residents prepare, The County has put together a flood preparedness page at www.buttecounty.net and Butte 2-1-1 has compiled the following list of information and resources.

Road Closure Information

Tho check for road closures due to flooding or other conditions visit Butte County’s and CalTran’s road closure information pages listed below.

Road Closure Information

Sandbag Locations

Butte County’s Office of Emergency Management has put together a list of locations throughout Butte County that offer sandbags, bulk sand, and empty bags to help people prepare against flooding. The Full list is available at www.buttecounty.net/oem/DisasterPreparedness/SandbagLocations.aspx Please contact the location to verify current availability of sand or bags.

PG&E Power Outages

You can view a map of all reported power outages at m.pge.com/#outages. If you smell natural gas, see downed power lines or suspect another emergency situation, leave the area immediately and then call 9-1-1 or PG&E’s 24-hour customer service center at  1-800-743-5000


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