Storms


There is always the possibility of weather related hazards. Listed below are some of the most common hazards that occur during extreme weather.


Power Outages
Power outages may occur during stormy weather. For additional information about outages, please call Roseville Electric at 916-774-5428, or outside of Roseville, visit Pacific Gas & Electric Company 's website.
Tree Hazards
The City of Roseville is responsible for trees hazards within the city right-of-way. To report damaged or fallen trees/limbs, please contact the City of Roseville Public Works Department at 916-774-5790. 

Stream Levels
Visit roseville.ca.us/streams for information on current stream levels.

Street Flooding
Street flooding may occur immediately after a significant downpour. To report street flooding for streets located within the City of Roseville, please contact the City of Roseville Public Works Department. at 916-774-5790. To report street flooding for streets located in County pockets, please contact Placer County Public Works.



 There is a natural curiosity to want to view first-hand the rising water conditions. Local public safety agencies advise the following:
  • Rising water is dangerous. Stay away from the water and off the levees.
  • Pedestrians and vehicles on levees are prohibited, pose a danger to the public, and hinder the efforts of emergency response and monitoring agencies.
Roseville's Office of Emergency Services encourages all citizens to be prepared. Please visit the City of Roseville guide for What to Do Before, During and After a Flood.

Trail Flooding
Bike trails are subject to flooding and temporary closures due to storm events. You are advised to use caution and never enter flooded areas.  

Sandbags
The City does not provide sandbags just because it is raining or because heavy rains are predicted within the coming days. The City only provides sandbags when creeks in Roseville are expected to reach levels that could flood homes. To find out if the City’s sandbag stations are open, please call the City’s Street Maintenance Division at (916) 774-5790. To have sandbags readily available for your property, you may purchase sandbags from a local home improvement store.


Disaster Preparedness
Disaster preparedness is essential for everyone. Please take the time to develop a plan with your family. Plan to survive during an emergency:

  • Have a Portable Battery Powered AM/FM Radio
  • Create an Evacuation Kit. A sample Evacuation Kit is listed on the City of Roseville
  • Plan for your Pets and Animals


Area Forecasts and Information
For weather information in the Roseville area, please see National Weather Service.

Evacuations
If an area is threatened, City of Roseville OES would declare an evacuation and the City of Roseville Police Department would begin the evacuation process by deploying personnel to evacuate the declared area in a safe and orderly manner. Pre-determined routes and methods have been developed for each area of the city. Once an area has been evacuated, no one will be allowed back into the area until the area has been determined safe by the appropriate agency.

Storm Information
For information about current storm information within Placer County, please visit the Current Alerts page.

If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1.