If this is an emergency dial:
Non emergency calls to the Police Department call dispatch at 209-385-6905
Non-emergency calls to the Fire Department call 209-385-6891
Here are links to emergency updates, weather forecasts, and other useful information.
For Merced’s weather forecast from the National Weather Service Forecast, Click here.
For a more detailed look at regional weather, Click here.
The Merced County Office of Emergency Services website, Click here.
California Office of Emergency Services, Click here.
For information on Merced air quality: Click here.
To sign up for emergency alerts (this is a Merced County page, but alerts are for the City of Merced) Click here.
For information from FEMA/Department of Homeland Security, Click here.
The California Department of Water Resources, Division of Flood Management, has a website that tracks the Merced Streams. To check it out, Click here.
For the River Forecast Center and information on Bear Creek, the Merced River, and others, Click here.
For sand and sandbag locations in the City of Merced, Click here.
Sand and Sandbag locations in the County, Click here.
For a map of the latest earthquakes, Click here.
The Berkeley Seismology Lab has latest earthquakes and preparedness information: Click here.