Current Disaster Information

Please check out our Twitter feed on the main OES home page, as well as our Facebook on the main Sheriff's Office homepage for any impending incidents and events.

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Did you receive an emergency alert or warning? Now what do you do?

Learn what to do when you get a hazard alert at home or in the car! The Guide for Alerts and Warnings has information about 17 hazards, their alerts, and the protective actions you can take to stay safe. Click here for A Guide for Alerts and Warnings 

For Evacuation Information, visit our Evacuations page


Please visit our Drought page  

Checkout current water levels and conditions:

CA Data Exchange Center (CDEC)

CA NV River Forecast Center (CNRFC)

National Weather Service - Water Weather (NWS)

US Geological Service Water Data for CA (USGS)


Glenn County Public Works offer several locations to pick up free sand for sand bags during storm season.

Sand Bag Filling Locations:

  • Hamilton City – across from the Fire Dept. on 1st St.
  • Elk Creek – across from the Fire Dept. on County Road 306
  • Willows –Public Works Willows Maintenance Yard 777 N. Colusa St.
  • Orland – Orland City Maintenance Yard, Corner of County Road 200 and County Road M

Arena y bolsas de arena están disponibles para el público en los siguientes lugares:

Hamilton City - frente al Departamento de Bomberos en 1st St.

Elk Creek - frente al Departamento de Bomberos en County Road 306

Willows –Patio de Mantenimiento de Obras Públicas de Willows 777 N. Colusa St.

Orland – Patio de Mantenimiento de la Ciudad de Orland, esquina de County Road 200 y County Road M


Do you know how to properly protect your home with sandbags?

Learn how to properly lay sandbags and visqueen around your house to provide the most protection from flood waters. Check out this short video from DWR

Be Flood Prepared, learn more at Department of Water Resources (DWR)


Road Closures, Power Outages

Road Closures

Power Outages

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