EMERGENCY INFORMATION and PREPAREDNESS

If this is an emergency dial:

911

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.

Follow the City’s latest updates on Twitter @MercedCityHall and on Facebook The Streets of Merced and at CityofMerced.org

 

General 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 get emergency alerts

To sign up for emergency alerts (this is a Merced County page, but alerts are for the City of Merced) Click here.

 

For information on preparing for emergencies

For information from FEMA/Department of Homeland Security, Click here.

California Office of Emergency Services, Click here.

The Merced County Office of Emergency Services website, Click here.

 

For flood information

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 information on wildfires

For information on fires CalFire is fighting, Click here.

For information on fires handled by federal agencies, Click here.

 

For highway and road conditions

The latest information on highways from CalTrans: Click here.

The latest accidents and road closure information from the California Highway Patrol: Click here.

 

For information on earthquakes

For a map of the latest earthquakes, Click here.

The Berkeley Seismology Lab has latest earthquakes and preparedness information: Click here.