Winter Storm Update – February 5, 2024

Posted on February 5, 2024

Rain is expected to continue throughout the week. National Weather Service has issued the following advisories:

Town of Fairfax, RVFD, and County staff and equipment are communicating and are prepared for possible emergencies.

Fairfax Charging Station

Due to the extended power outage, a limited number of charging stations have been made temporarily available at the Fairfax Police Department. please be mindful of the limited space and only charge essential electronics for the appropriate time needed.

Starting tomorrow morning

  • A charging station will be available at the Pavilion for residents affected by power outages.
  • Operating hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. until power is restored.
    Limited supply of power cords and strips; consider bringing your own if possible.

Power Outages/Downed Power Lines

Safety During a Power Outage

  • Do not call 9-1-1 unless you are having a life-threatening emergency.
  • Call (800) 743-5002 or check the PG&E Outage Map for updates.
  • Monitor local news for information and updates – local AM radio stations are a good source of information.
  • If you see a downed power line call 911 immediately. For more safety information about downed power lines visit PG&E’s website.


Sand, bags, and shovels are available for Fairfax residents at the Skate Park (Pavilion Parking Lot).

Stay Informed


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