Emergency Advisory Archive
Wind Advisory - February 3, 2020
WIND ADVISORY - FEBRUARY 3-4, 2020
UPDATE 3 - FEBRUARY 4, 2020 AT 7:30 AM
While windy conditions were observed again last night, there have been no reports of new incidents. Fire, Police, and Parks and Public Works personnel continue to actively monitor the situation. Breezy conditions may continue throughout the day. Please stay away from all hazards and if a hazard is observed, report it to the Police Department at (626)300-0720 or 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.
UPDATE 2 - FEBRUARY 3, 2020 AT 11:30 AM
Shortly after midnight, the City of San Marino experienced high winds, at least for our area. The sustained winds peaked at 1:00 a.m. at 13 mph. Gusts were likely exceeding 20mph. At 7:00 a.m. this morning, Southern California Edison declared a “storm” condition in the San Gabriel Valley, meaning SCE was experiencing widespread power outages.
Gusty northwest to north winds will continue today, but will generally be weaker than the peak earlier this morning. Our local forecast area is expected to reach wind speeds of 8-11 mph sustained this afternoon through 1:00 a.m
Power Outage Information
Our City experienced power outages in several areas, including school facilities and our City Hall complex. For information on a specific outage, visit the SCE Outage Center, call 855-683-9067, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the City unfortunately has no control over power outages.
City Services Update
City Hall was on generator power for most of the morning (City Hall, Police, Fire, and gas pumps), with intermittent access to phones, internet, and our network/server. As of approximately 10:00 am, power was restored to City Hall, though lingering issues with our network connection are being actively addressed. We thank you for your patience during this period.
Traffic signals are currently working.
All Parks and Public Works staff has been dispatched as of 6:30 a.m. to clean up fallen trees and branches as reported by residents, police, and fire. The Police Department currently has three officers on overtime to support efforts.
Other calls for service included a brush fire on Kewen Road due to down wires in the brush (contained and extinguished), wires across the road on Ridgeway Road (SMPD on scene for traffic control), and three down trees.
Monitoring and Next Steps
Fire and Police Units will remain on patrol. Please stay away from all hazards and when a hazard is observed, report it to the Police Department at (626)300-0720 or 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.
As mentioned above, the City may again experience high winds through 1:00 am. The City’s website (www.cityofsanmarino.org) will remain updated with all critical information.
UPDATE 1 - FEBRUARY 3, 2020 AT 7:45 AM
Shortly after midnight, the City of San Marino began experiencing high winds for our area. The sustained winds peaked at 1:00 a.m. at 13 mph. Gusts were likely exceeding 20 mph. The City will continue to experience breezy conditions most of the day. High winds are expected to return tonight, with sustained winds peaking at 14 mph at midnight, and gusts exceeding 20 mph.
Southern California has declared a "Storm" condition in the San Gabriel Valley and is currently experiencing widespread power outages. Our City experienced power outages in several areas, including the High School and City Hall complex. If you require information on a specific outage, visit the SCE Outage Center, call (855) 683-9067, or email email@example.com.Fire and Police units remain on patrol throughout the City.