NEWS and WEATHER
National Weather Service: 831-656-1725, press 1 then press 3. (Note: if you know your precise latitude and longitude you can swap those out with the ones in the web address for very specific information in your area.)
CHP Traffic Info: Use the top left dropdown to select Monterey
Cal Trans: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189 - goes to Susanna Cruz, a Cal Trans rep
If you smell natural gas, see downed power lines, or suspect another emergency situation, leave the area immediately and then call 9-1-1 and PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.
Customer Service: 1-800-743-5000
Report an Outage: 1-800-743-5002
PG&E Outage Map - Select 'Search and Report' then enter your address
LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES
Big Sur Fire: (831) 667-2113, PO Box 520, Big Sur, CA 93920
Mid-Coast Fire Brigade: (831) 625-8175. 38000 Palo Colorado Rd, Carmel, CA 93923
Big Sur HealthCenter: Can assist with all medical needs, including prescriptions - (831) 667-2580. 46896 Highway 1 Big Sur, CA 93920
Big Sur Chamber of Commerce: (831) 667-2100
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND AGENCY ASSISTANCE
Plan Ahead for Disasters - Ready.gov
Monterey County Office of Emergency Services: Individuals and Businesses. Duty Officer: (831) 796-1920
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS): Provides free site surveys on private lands and emergency grants. Salinas Office: (831) 424-7377,
SPCA Disaster Preparedness Guide for Pets and Livestock: For questions or assistance with emergency pet or livestock evacuations during disasters call 831-373-2631.
Montery County Planning Department: For questions regarding permitting: (831) 755-5025.
OTHER AREA RESOURCES
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula: (831) 624-5311, Emergency (831) 625-4900 Highway 68 West, Carmel, CA.
Health Department: For questions regarding water systems, hazardous materials and waste, call (831) 755-4500.
Monterey County Sheriffs Office: (831) 647-7911
California Highway Patrol: (831) 770-8000.
U.S. Forest Service: Monterey District, King City (831) 385-5434
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