Resources and Links

Soberanes Fire - 2016 (c) BigSurKate

Basin Complex Fire - 2008
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NEWS and WEATHER


NOAA weather information for Big Sur


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.)


Weather Underground for Big Sur


The Weather Channel for Big Sur


National Weather Service (audio)


NOAA Precipitation Map 


Nepenthe Web Cam


ROADS


CHP Traffic Info: Use the top left dropdown to select Monterey


California DOTTraffic conditions, Highway 1 


Cal Trans: (805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3189 - goes to Susanna Cruz, a Cal Trans rep


PG&E

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 

Community Association of Big Sur (formerly CPOA)


Big Sur Kate - Local Big Sur Blog


Community Emergency Response Volunteers (CERV)


DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND AGENCY ASSISTANCE


Plan Ahead for Disasters - Ready.gov


Monterey County Winter Storm Preparedness


Monterey County Community and Alert


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.


Disaster Preparedness from the Red Cross: Contact the Carmel Chapter for food and shelter needs in emergencies at (831) 624-6921.  Central Coast Web Site.


Montery County Planning Department: For questions regarding permitting: (831) 755-5025.


Erosion Control Info from Montery County Resource Management


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 


Big Sur Highway 1 Mile Markers