During storms, call to report issues

During storms, call to report issues

Published March 27, 2023 | Updated March 28, 2023

UPDATE (March 28, 2023)

Road and traffic impacts

  • There is a small sinkhole over a utility trench at the intersection of Hampton Rd. and Crest Rd. Please respect barricades and use extra caution when driving through this area. Public Works staff is coordinating with the utility company for repair.

Another storm expected to arrive in the Bay Area tonight may cause fallen trees and power outages. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory beginning Monday evening through 2pm on Tuesday, March 28th.

We will publish updates regarding storm impacts on this page.

Call to report downed power lines and fallen trees

During periods of strong wind, use extra caution when driving and call to report issues:

  • Fallen trees: Call (510) 420-3050 during business hours (8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday) or (510) 420-3000 after hours to report fallen trees blocking roads or other storm damage to City infrastructure.
  • Downed power lines: Call (510) 420-3000 to report to the City, then notify PG&E by calling 1-800-743-5000. Do not touch or drive over a downed power line.
  • Sparking or smoking power lines: Call 9-1-1

Check PG&E website for power outage information

High winds may cause power outages. For the most up-to-date information on outages, visit the PG&E online outage center.

Stay informed and prepared

During storms, stay informed, be prepared, and follow guidance from safety officials:

  • Monitor weather forecasts: Check weather.gov or @NWSBayArea on Twitter for the most current advisories and warnings.
  • Sign up for alerts: Safety officials will use AC Alert to send information and instructions in the event of flooding or another emergency. Sign up at acalert.org.
  • Never walk or drive into flood waters. If you encounter flooding, turn around.