Fire DepartmentFire DepartmentCity of Laguna Beach
Fire Department

505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0700
Fax: (949) 497-0784

11/8/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 18-35FD
 
Subject :Red Flag Warning Issued for Orange County Coastal Zone
Contact :Jordan Villwock, Emergency Operations Coordinator    949-497-0389
    jvillwock@lagunabeachcity.net

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Orange County Coastal Zone effective Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. through Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Sustained winds of 15-25 MPH with gusts of 30+ MPH are possible along with low humidity levels are creating this Red Flag Warning. An elevated sense of awareness is imperative during extreme weather conditions.

Laguna Beach residents should take this time to evaluate their preparedness levels. Please refer to the Ready! Set! Go! Program available on the Fire Department website (www.lagunabeachcity.net/cityhall/fire). Register for AlertOC which is the City’s mass notification system by going to www.alertoc.com, make sure you include your cell phone number, text number, and email addresses so we can contact you no matter where you are. In order to ensure you are contacted during a Red Flag Warning, please register with the Nixle Red Flag group by texting “LBRedFlag” to 888-777.

During a Red Flag Warning, parking restrictions are implemented for the Diamond/Crestview Neighborhood. Any vehicles who are parked in marked parking spaces with a “red flag” painted in the center of the asphalt may be cited or towed. When Red Flag Warnings are issued from the National Weather Service this information will be shared on the City’s website, social media accounts, official press release, and through the Red Flag group in Nixle.

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