This weekend’s storm could be particularly heavy, especially on Friday, February 17. Also, with heavy wind and sustained rain, the Public Works Department closed several bike trail locations on Thursday afternoon, February 16. For real-time bike trail closure information, visit our Facebook or Twitter pages.
Irvine residents can get 10 free prefilled sandbags at the City’s Operations Support Facility, 6427 Oak Canyon Road. Please check in at the front office or look for signs directing you to the sandbags; office staff can also direct you to the sandbag pickup area. Public Works staff is available to assist during the following hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday.
The Orange County Fire Authority also has sand and bags available at several locations throughout the county. In Irvine, pickup free sand and bags at Station 36, 301 E. Yale Loop. Be sure to bring a shovel in order to fill your bags. More information: ocfasand. For OCFA information about protecting your home, click here.
In addition, prefilled sandbags are available for purchase at local Home Depot and Lowe's stores.
To report downed trees, flooding or other rain-related issues, call the Irvine Police Department’s non-emergency line at 949-724-7000. For emergencies, call 911.
For general information, call 949-724-7600.
For a link to the National Weather Service as it affects Irvine: weatherforecast.
Also, because of wind and rain, Metrolink train service may be affected. Check at: metrolink