County-wide Storm Updates

For your information:

Evacuation Orders

  • Areas of Aroyo Seco, Effective Immediately March 10th
  • Pajaro Community, Effective Immediately, March 10th

Evacuation Warnings have been issued for the following locations:

  • Areas of Carmel Valley, Effective Immediately March 10th NEW downgraded
  • Areas of North Salinas, Effective Immediately March 9th 
  • Areas of Bolsa Knolls, Effective Immediately, March 9th
  • Carmel River Lagoon area, Effective Immediately, March 9th
  • Big Sur River, Effective Friday, March 10th at 5pm

·       All areas of the Salinas River, Effective Immediately, March 10th

The total population under evacuation warning, order is 8,550. 

Evacuation map:

Details at

Link to Department of Emergency Management Storm Incident webpage:  NEW

Emergency SheltersNEW

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds 2061 E. Lake Blvd, Watsonville

Compass Church, 10325 S. Main Street, Salinas

Temporary Evacuation Points. NEW

All TEPs are open 24 hours. Evacuees who want to go to an Emergency Shelter but need transportation should go to a TEP to make arrangements.  NEW

Prunedale Library           17822 Moro Rd

Carmel Valley Library      65 W. Carmel Valley Rd.

King City Library              402 Broadway St.

The Monterey Convention and Visitors Bureau has a link for evacuation rates area hotels are offering if and when evacuation orders are issued. Community Connection 

Road Information:  

Hard road closure in effect West of 47158 Arroyo Seco Rd. Due to Flooding and Structural Damage to the road. NEW

County Road Closures:

TAMC Cone Zone Road information and links:

CalTrans Highway information:

Sand Stockpiles and Sand Bag Distribution 

Sandbag Distribution List

Sand Stockpiles

Maia Carroll

Communications Coordinator

County of Monterey

One thought on “County-wide Storm Updates

  1. If not for you, Kate . . . I am so grateful for what big work you are doing for us all.

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