Prepare for heavy rains and strong winds Wednesday, January 31

Posted on January 29, 2024

Ready Marin flyer about stormsWeather storm points to heavy rainfall and strong winds impacting Marin. Today is the last chance to clear leaves and debris from gutters and storm drains. There is high confidence of 4-6” totals across the County within 24 hours starting Wednesday morning. Gusty winds of 35-50 mph may cause down trees resulting in power outages.

Takes steps now to prepare!

  • Sign up to receive emergency alerts at
  • Clear gutters & drains of leaves.
  • Update your emergency kit.
  • Assemble a stay-box.
  • Have sandbags at hand.
  • Make an emergency plan.
  • Stay informed and updated.

Bookmark or save the Emergency Portal today, to stay updated during an incident:

Sandbags for Fairfax residents

The Department of Public Works provides sand, shovels and bags for use by residents to prepare for rain and storms. DPW asks that the material be used for the private use of residents only. The pile is off of Bank Street and Elsie next to the skate park.

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