MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The Madera and Mariposa County Sheriff’s Offices are sharing information and resources ahead of the atmospheric river storms that are predicted to affect our communities over the next several days. This comes while most people are still digging out from several feet of snow that fell over the last two weeks, including power outages and road and school closures.
MARIPOSA COUNTY WINTER STORM RESOURCES
As we transition from snow to rain and potential flooding, please use the below resources to help prepare you and your family.
You can opt into the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office
Emergency Notification System, powered by Everbridge, to receive information before, during, and after incidents that could impact your safety.
Mormon Bar fire station across from the fairgrounds 4621 Hwy 49S, Mariposa
County Fire station 24, located at 9729 Merced Falls Road, La Grange
Bags and sand are on-site for self-filling needs. You will need a shovel.
SOCIAL MEDIA SITES
Mariposa Health and Human Services Facebook-
MADERA COUNTY WINTER STORM RESOURCES
As we begin to shift our resources to the upcoming rain, snow melt, and possible flooding, the Madera County Office of Emergency Services would like to provide this comprehensive list of known official information and resources to help prepare our community. We strongly encourage residents to begin preparing NOW.
If you need assistance, supplies, or shelter, please get in touch with the Madera County Office of Emergency Services at (559) 675-7770, so we can dispatch resources to you.
• Text your zip code to 888777 to sign up for alerts in your town
FLOOD MAPS FOR AREAS OF CONCERN
• Oakhurst Community Center (39800 Fresno Flats Rd, Oakhurst, CA 93644). Open 24/7. Contact: American Red Cross 800-733-2767
• Madera County Office of Emergency Services will arrange shelter for anyone who needs it. Contact: (559) 675-7770
We want to reassure residents that officials are in the field frequently monitoring conditions, including water levels of streams, creeks, rivers, and burn scar areas.