County warns of large winter storm, sandbags available at four Coastside locations

PRESS RELEASE

WINTER STORM WARNING: A large winter storm is expected to make landfall on the San Mateo County Coast sometime late Wednesday night into Thursday morning and continue for about 24 hours. Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast. Secure any items that could be blown by high winds. Prepare by having extra flashlight batteries in the event of power outages. Have food and water on hand. Be alert for mudslides, and wires and trees down when driving.

Sandbags are available at the following Coastside locations:

Princeton Corporation Yard, 203 Cornell Ave
Half Moon Bay, Train Depot, 110 Higgins Canyon Rd
Pescadero High School, Butano Cut-off
La Honda Corporation Yard, 59 Entrada Rd

Visit the following websites for additional preparedness information:

www.nws.noaa.gov/os/water/tadd/
www.smcsheriff.com click on Homeland, then Area Office of Emergency Services
www.water.ca.gov/ca-flood-preparedness/

Please share this information with friends and neighbors who may not subscribe to SMC Alerts, and encourage them to sign up.

This message will be updated in 24 hours with fresh forecast information.

ADVERTENCIA DE TORMENTA INVERNAL: Una gran tormenta invernal llegara en la costa del Condado de San Mateo tarde en la noche del miercoles o la manana temprana del jueves, y coninuara por unas 24 horas aproximadamente. Traera mucha lluvia y vientos fuertes. Asegure los objetos ligeros contra el viento. Obtiene baterias extras para las linternas, y asegurarse que tenga agua y comida suficiente.

Tenga cuidado por arboles y cables caidos cuando estan manejando. Pueden obtener bolsas de arena en estas locaciones:

Princeton Corporation Yard, 203 Cornell Ave
Half Moon Bay, Train Depot, 110 Higgins Canyon Rd
Pescadero High School, Butano Cut-off
La Honda Corporation Yard, 59 Entrada Rd

Visiten estos sitios para mas informacion:

www.nws.noaa.gov/os/water/tadd/
www.smcsheriff.com marque Homeland, y entonces Area Office of Emergency Services
www.water.ca.gov/ca-flood-preparedness/

Por favor, comparten esta informacion con sus amigos y vecinos que no reciben los SMC Alerts, y pidenlos a suscribir.

Mandaremos otro mensaje entre 24 horas con neuva informacion de la tormenta.