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Evacuation Order / Orden de Evacuación
Evacuation Warning / Aviso de Evacuación
There is an immediate threat to life. This is a lawful order to leave now. The area under evacuation order is now lawfully closed to public access.
There is a potential threat to life and/or property. Those who require additional time to evacuate, and those with pets and livestock should leave now.
Hay una amenaza imminente para la vida. Esta es una orden legal para salir ahora. La zona bajo orden de evacuación está ahora legalmente cerrada al público.
Existe una amenaza potencial para la vida y/o la propiedad. Las personas que necesiten más tiempo para evacuar y las que tengan animales domésticos o ganado deben salir ahora.
Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities. Heat watches are issued when conditions are favorable for an excessive heat event in the next 24 to 72 hours. A Watch is used when the risk of a heat wave has increased but its occurrence and timing is still uncertain. Check below for more:
The National Weather Service (NWS)
Heat Watch vs. Warning
County Libraries are open and operating as Cooling Centers for community members in need of a safe, air-conditioned space. Additional Cooling Centers are also open in many locations throughout Santa Clara County.
The Valley Transportation Authority offers FREE rides to Cooling Centers during Excessive Heat Watch.
A rotating outage is an electric power outage that rotates from area to area for a short period of time, helping to reduce demand on the power grid. Check if your address is part of today's rotating outages area
Today's Rotating Outages
The CDC provides information and tips on what Extreme Heat means and how you can stay safe this summer.
Click to learn more!
More Extreme Heat resources can be found on national and local websites:
Air Quality - School Disaster and Emergency Management (CA Dept of Education): California Department of Education Air Quality Index info & resources
CalOES Funding Opportunities - Through the Listos California program, Cal OES funds peer-to-peer public education and outreach activities designed to ensure communities can better prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
CalOES Preparedness Ambassadors Program - curriculum is designed to engage fourth grade students to develop and promote disaster preparedness guidelines for their homes, school, and local community.