Storms - Updated February 1, 2023 - 4:00 p.m.

Residents & Businesses - Disaster Assistance

San Joaquin County has been declared eligible for Individual Assistance for residents and businesses. If you sustained damage to your home or business in the recent storms, you may be eligible. The application period is now open. Apply ASAP! 

 

Storm Information

 

Storm Systems - Weather Information

 

Emergency Declarations

This will help the City and County access resources to respond to the recent storms and potential State and Federal assistance.

 

Street Flooding & Storm Issues

The City of Stockton continues to address issues related to recent storms. Your reports help to identify impacted areas.

 

Tree Hazards

The City of Stockton is responsible for tree hazards within the City right-of-way. To report damaged or fallen trees/limbs, please contact the City of Stockton Municipal Service Center at (209) 937-8341.

 

Power Outages

Report Power Outages or check the status of power in your neighborhood at Pacific, Gas and Electric - Storms, Outages & Safety - or call 1-800-PGE-5000.



Most City Parks Now Open - Updated February 3, 2023Most Parks Now Open

Most City parks are now open. Four remain closed: Oak Park, Panella Park, Louis Park, and American Legion Park.

Fallen Trees  

Some City parks have downed trees that have fallen and cannot be cleared until the ground dries out.  Please do not play, stand or gather near these trees.

For updates, visit www.stocktonca.gov/parks.

 

Other Resources for Storm Response

  

Stockton Street Closures

Many street closures are due to fallen trees and some localized street flooding.

Avoid this area. Street closure:

  • Worth St @ Commerce St (large hole; closed in all 4 directions; detours in place)

 

Sandbags for Stockton Residents - Returning sandbags

Stockton residents may return sandbags to both pick-up locations:

  • Oak Park Little League parking lot - 3545 Alvarado Ave., 95204
  • (Former) Van Buskirk Golf Course – 1740 Houston Ave., 95206 (@ S. Fresno Ave.)

 

Information & Updates

 

Preparedness Tips

The City of Stockton encourages citizens to use this checklist to prepare you and your family for storms and other natural disasters. Checklists are available on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) website, Ready.gov:

  • Plan for your family and pets (carriers, food, litter.)

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

  • Collect important documents (i.e., insurance policies, and vital records) to grab if you need to evacuate.
  • Create an easy-to-carry emergency supply kit.  Include basic food, water, medications, a flashlight, battery-powered radio, rain gear, and a first aid kit.  
  • Keep your car fueled in case the power is off at local gas stations.
  • Identify safe routes from your home or office to higher ground.
  • Establish an out-of-state "family contact," so friends and relatives know who to call to find out where you are.
  • Keep sandbags, plywood, plastic sheeting, lumber, and other materials handy for waterproofing.
  • If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.  If stranded, move to the roof so rescuers can see you.
  • Avoid flooded roadways and waterways.  (Just six inches of water can sweep you away.)  If your car stalls in water, abandon it immediately and seek higher ground.

 

Evacuations

Should massive flooding occur from bodies of water and evacuations be necessary, City and County Police and Sheriffs would make in-neighborhood notifications.  The City and County would issue notifications through all available channels of communication, including media, social media, websites, etc., and the emergency broadcast system, which includes television, radio, and cell phone alerts.

   

Public Safety 

A natural curiosity exists to view firsthand rising water conditions, but local public safety agencies advise the following:

  • Rising water is dangerous.  Stay away from the water and off the levees.
  • Pedestrians and vehicles on levees are prohibited.  They pose a danger to the public and hinder emergency response and monitoring agencies. 

  

 

External Links 


American Red Cross

California Emergency Management Agency (CALEMA)

F.E.M.A.

National Weather Service - Stockton/Sacramento Area

Pacific, Gas and Electric - Storms, Outages & Safety - or call 1-800-PGE-5000.

San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services (SJ- OES) or call (209) 953-6200

San Joaquin County Public Works Department or call (209) 468-3074

 

 

 

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 2/3/2023