Be Rain Ready

Rain falling on an umbrella. Be Rain Ready
Friday, March 29, 2024

Rain, and possibly a thunderstorm, is expected this weekend. A flood watch is in effect from Saturday, March 30, at 4 a.m. through Sunday, March 31, at 6 p.m. and a wind advisory is in effect Saturday from 2 to 8 a.m. 

If you need sandbags, they will be available upon request at the City’s Operations Support Facility (OSF), 6427 Oak Canyon Road, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Up to 10 sandbags are available per household on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note residents will need to check in at the office and show proof of residency to obtain sandbags. 

​The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) has a limited supply of sand and bags available at several locations throughout the county. In Irvine, pick up free sand and bags at Station 36, 301 E. Yale Loop. Be sure to bring a shovel in order to fill your bags. For more information, visit OCFA's website. Sand and sandbags can also be obtained at building supply stores.

You can report downed trees, flooding, and rain-related issues via the Access Irvine app; online at by calling 949-724-7600 during weekdays; 949-724-7000 on weekends, holidays, or after business hours. For power outages, please visit

Sign up for AlertOC, the County's mass notification system, at, and monitor social media, news, and weather advisories for warnings and updates.

Additional emergency preparedness information is available at OCFA also offers information about protecting your home

For a link to the National Weather Service as it affects Irvine, visit weatherforecast