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Palo Alto Police Department
Tuesday March 21st, 2023 :: 08:18 p.m. PDT


Severe Weather Update: Flood Risk is Low

Here is a message for you from the City of Palo Alto, as of 8:00 p.m. tonight:

Be safe and stay informed. City staff are monitoring creek levels right now, and scattered but sustained rain is expected to continue per the National Weather Service into the overnight hours.  At this time, we are in the Flood Monitoring stage and flood risk is low, but conditions can change suddenly. We will issue another update at 9:30 p.m. For storm resources and to watch a video on the City's flooding stages should conditions change, click on "Storm Ready Resources" and "Evacuation Resources." 

Please drive safely and report issues via Palo Alto 311. Staff are ready to respond quickly to any weather-related incidents.

For the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, visit

Palo Alto Police Department
275 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-329-2406

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