OES Updates

  1. Travel Impacts This Weekend - Next Week Due to Multiple Winter Storms

    National Weather Service Sacramento is forecasting moderate to heavy mountain snow in the northern Sierra region. Motorists conducting essential travel are being alerted to a series of storms which will bring impactful winter weather across Northern CA. Read on...
  2. Winter Storm Watch Issued Friday-Saturday which Will Impact Essential Travel in Mountains

    NWS Sacramento is forecasting heavy mountain snow in the northern Sierra region. Motorists conducting essential travel are being alerted to a series of storms which will bring impactful winter weather across Northern California this weekend. Read on...
  3. PSPS Event 12/07/20: Outage Watch. Shutoffs likely

    A Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) occurs in response to severe weather. Power is turned off to help prevent wildfire. PG&E will attempt to notify affected customers by phone, text and email. Read on...
  4. Potential Early Monday PSPS Event

    PG&E has notified customers in targeted portions of 15 counties and five tribal communities about a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) starting early Monday morning (Dec. 7). Read on...
  5. Tips & Tricks for Safe Pile Burning to Reduce Fire Risk

    Pile burning is an efficient tool to help residents develop defensible space and implement land stewardship practices. As residents wisely use these cooler months to make their properties more resilient to wildfire, we have a few tips and tricks to share. Read on...
  6. Nevada County Office of Emergency Services Advocates for Rural Counties at Legislative Hearing

    On Monday, the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management met to address Emergency Response to Disasters. Nevada County Office of Emergency Services Program Manager, Paul Cummings, testified to the unique challenges faced by rural counties. Read on...
  7. Now Available: North San Juan Community Wildfire Virtual Town Hall

    In case you missed it, a recording of the November 19 North San Juan Community Wildfire Virtual Town Hall is now available! Read on...
  8. Sheriff and OES Purchase Satellite System to Increase Communication Resiliency

    Nevada County’s rugged landscape can make communication for first responders difficult. Thanks to funding from a Federal Homeland Security Grant, the Sheriff’s Office now has a device which provides critical cellular and WiFi communications via satellite. Read on...
  9. Thursday, Nov. 19 North San Juan Community Wildfire Virtual Town Hall

    You are invited! Join us for an important conversation with District IV Supervisor Hoek and a panel of local wildfire and preparedness experts. Read on...
  10. Nevada County OES Offers Free Sandbags and Winterizing Tips

    Being Ready Nevada County, means being ready for anything. Winter weather is here and the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) would like to remind residents that free sand and sandbags are available at four locations. Read on...
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