Resources during an Incident
Sonoma County Sheriff – Nixles
SoCoEmergency.org – Active alerts and warnings
City of Healdsburg – https://www.ci.healdsburg.ca.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=23
Supervisor Gore District 4 – Sign up for emails: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alert Wildfire Cameras – Multiple cameras positioned throughout the north bay provide vantage points to notice fire activity. Cameras shift their orientation and are managed by the State to enable good lines of sight on the fire – choose the camera direction you want by clicking on it on the map and it will enlarge. Time lapse 15 min-1hour video of the activity to that point in time can be viewed as well.
CalFire Incident Maps – Overview of all CA incidents, can access fire specific info via map or name of the incident
NASA FIRMS (Fire Information Management System) – Link is targeted over our area – real time heat map
#Firemappers – Crowd sourced fire mapping, enter location in search window
NWCG – National Wildfire Coordinating Group. National Fire Situational Awareness map – use the menu on the left side to discover the layers in the map and the legend to symbols
Sonoma County Fire Maps – County specific information about fire and evacuation status
Sonoma County Road Closures – Current status on road closures
CalOES (State Office of Emergency Services) – Comprehensive statewide map info derived from CalFire and all fire teams’ reporting. Zoom to the fire you want to see.
Sartopo – Many different layers to choose from
National Weather Service Advisories- https://www.weather.gov/alert
Flood Forecast Hotline: (707) 526-4768
The Flood Forecast is a recording that provides updates on local river conditions. The recordings are updated by the Sonoma County Water Agency as conditions change.
Stream Maintenance: (707) 543-3800 or (707) 543-3805 After Hours.
Report any stream related issues, such as debris or stream channel changes, to prevent localized flooding.
Sewage Emergency Hotline: (707) 543-4200 or (707) 543-3805 After Hours
Report any sewage spills, overflows or backed-up sewer lines
Broadcastify – Choose your local Sonoma County area – live feed of our REDCOM dispatch service for fires, can also use the website
Watch Duty – Watch Duty gives you real-time information about fire movement and firefighting efforts nearby. Get photos and push notifications of conditions on the ground
Pulsepoint – Set your preferences and type of notifications
KRSO 103.5 FM, 94.5FM, 1350 AM – Website, they have an app and you can listen from their website
KCBS 106.9 FM, 740 AM
Be sure to “like” the page you are interested in so that it shows up in your news feed. If you want to be notified when there is an update or for instance a news briefing or video click the “…” in the upper right corner of the page and choose “follow settings” then chose which kinds of notifications you want.
CalFire Lake Napa Unit (LNU)
Sonoma County Sheriff – Daily briefings with CalFire
Supervisor Gore – daily videos and updates
Supervisor Hopkins – daily updates
Sonoma County Dept of Emergency Management – Daily briefings during incident, educational events
News of the Northbay – video updates
Wind, Weather, and Air Quality
Windy.com – Real time wind activity in the area and forecasted wind patterns for 72 hours
Purpleair.com – Real time air quality, including PM 2.5
Fire.airnow.gov – Click on yellow dot on side bar for legend
NOAA Weather Forecast – Will show forecasted wind events, red flags, etc.
Red Flag Warning NWS – Fire weather watch or RFW