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How to sign up for emergency alerts

With rainstorms forecast throughout the holiday weekend and emergency dam construction continuing at Lake Oroville, area residents are urged to be prepared in case of emergencies. Here is a list of resources available:

▪ Residents in Sacramento, Yolo and Placer counties can receive information about local emergencies via email, text, cell and landlines by signing up at

Ordered to evacuate? It’s best to know how to prepare, what to take and how to move out safety.

Getting yourself and your family out safely

Pets can be a huge concern when people are scrambling to get out of their homes quickly. Knowing what your animals need when things go sideways is important.

Disaster preparedness for pets

Pet and animal emergency planning

Sometimes sandbags can hold back water that otherwise would cause big problems. Knowing how to fill and use them is important.

Comprehensive instruction for using sandbags

Quick take on filling, placing sandbags

If you must leave your home, make sure it is locked and secure so when you return, it’s to the same contents you originally left.

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department: Lock crime out of your home

Home security checklist