Storm Advisory February 2024

Published on February 03, 2024

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The National Weather Service is forecasting that a major storm will impact the City of Culver City from Sunday, February 4 through Tuesday, February 6. All of Los Angeles County is expected to receive 3-6 inches of rain, with 6-12 inches possible in the foothills. The storm will bring damaging winds and heavy rain. Impacts in the area could include power outages, debris flows, and flooding, both in rapidly rising creeks and streams and in roads and freeways.

Find the latest weather updates on the National Weather Service - Los Angeles website

Prepare for the Storm

  • Secure your outdoor space -  move furniture, umbrellas, and other light weight items to indoor or secured areas so they do not fly away.
  • Gather emergency supplies that will allow you to shelter in place during the storm, including food, water, radios, medication, and pet supplies.
  • Prepare for power outages with batteries, flashlights, backup cell phone chargers and charging cables.
  • Sign up to receive text, email, and phone call emergency alerts for your home, work, and school by visiting the Culver City Emergency Preparedness website.
  • Pick-up sandbags from Fire Station 1 (9600 Culver Blvd.) or the City Yard (9505 Jefferson Blvd.). Limit 10 bags per household.
  • Prepare medical devices and cell phones for potential power outages by charging them completely and getting back-up systems ready.
  • Check in on your neighbors to make sure they know about the storm conditions and are prepared.
  • Check storm drains where you live and in your neighborhood to make sure they are cleared of debris.


During the Storm

  • Avoid driving if at all possible. Dangerous road conditions are anticipated throughout the region. Do not attempt to drive through flooded roads.
  • Bring pets inside during the storm to keep them safe from falling debris.
  • Call 911 for life-threatening situations, such as people trapped by flooding or damaged trees, and debris flows threatening buildings.
  • If you see flooding, fallen trees, or other significant damage that isn’t immediately life threatening, call the City of Culver City Department of Public Works at (310) 253-6420.
  • Assume all downed power lines are electrified and dangerous. Report fallen power lines by calling 911.
  • Do not operate generators indoors or in garages. Review generator operation tips.


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