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Ready for the storm: Weather, emergency resources and links

Clouds like these off the coast near San Francisco last week are expected to blow into Northern California as a storm predicted to be the biggest to hit the region in six years approaches.
Clouds like these off the coast near San Francisco last week are expected to blow into Northern California as a storm predicted to be the biggest to hit the region in six years approaches. Associated Press

An intense is poised to hit the Sacramento region and Northern California, barrelling in from the Pacific Ocean with what forecasters predict will be high winds and heavy rain.

Here are several weather resources that provide up-to-date information, graphics and photos and other live images focusing on Northern California.

▪ Forecast details, graphics for Northern California

▪ Live storm movement over Northern California

▪ National Weather Service radar images

▪ AccuWeather: Interactive weather updates, forecast and radar images

Caltrans'  Quickmap website fior current road conditions

Here’s where to monitor and check for power outages, or to report a power outage.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District outage map

SMUD: Report an outage

SMUD: Outage tips

PG&E Electric Outages

PG&E Gas Outages

PG&E: Report an outage

The Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services provides updates as well as advice on preparing for big storms. Here’s a link to those resources.

Other county emergency services:

▪ El Dorado County

▪ Yolo County

▪ Placer County

▪ Sutter County

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