County of Riverside Active Events
County of Riverside Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is at DUTY OFFICER status (normal state)
Southern California Edison Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)
CLICK MAP BELOW TO VIEW THE CURRENT PSPS STATUS IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY
11/25/2022 at 07:00 am -- All circuits under PSPS have been restored. If you are still having an issue with your power, please contact your utility provider for assistance. This event underscores the importance of having a plan for power emergencies. You can find resources for preparing for and dealing with power outages here.
11/24/2022 at 7:48 pm -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has restored power to the AVIATOR circuit.
11/24/2022 at 6:44 pm -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has begun patrolling circuits for damage before turning the power back on. It typically takes up to 8 hours to restore power once the patrol begins. Restorations can be delayed if damage is found, or aerial patrol is needed. For more information, visit sce.com/psps.
11/24/2022 at 4:44 pm -- Southern California Edison (SCE) expanded their Public Safety Power Shutoff to include the SONOMA circuit (areas of Menifee, Homeland, Juniper Flats and north of Homeland and south of Juniper Flats).
11/24/2022 at 12:57 pm -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has INITIATED Public Safety Power Shutoffs in expanded areas (ROS circuit), including portions of Hemet, Menifee,m Homeland, Green Acres, Valle Vista and Winchester. Please contact SCE for resources they may offer to those impacted by power outages.
11/24/2022 at 12:34 am -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has INITIATED Public Safety Power Shutoffs in expanded areas (ROTEC circuit), including portions of Hemet and Winchester. Please contact SCE for resources they may offer to those impacted by power outages.
11/24/2022 at 11:14 am -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has INITIATED Public Safety Power Shutoffs in areas, including portions of Hemet near the Hemet-Ryan Airport. Please contact SCE for resources they may offer to those impacted by power outages.
11/24/2022 at 10:28 am -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has updated its PSPS status and has informed the Emergency Management Department that Public Safety Power Shutoffs are expected in the next four hours. The zones identified by SCE are in areas of Southwestern Riverside County due to fire risks. The notice expires after the four-hour window but could be expended. Those in the affected zones should expect that power could be interrupted at any time. SCE has notified customers who may be affected.
This is not an action taken by the County of Riverside, and questions/concerns should be directed to your power utility provider. Click on the map below for an interactive map reflecting the current PSPS status and zones included in this notification.
When there are extreme and potentially dangerous weather conditions, power companies may need to call a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event. During these events, they will proactively turn off power in high-fire-risk areas to reduce the threat of wildfires. The County of Riverside does not control PSPS. For more information on PSPS, please visit the Southern California Edison PSPS website or call (800) 611-1911.
A map has been created to show information related to PSPS activities in Riverside County (map for illustration-click on map for current impacts). It can be found here.
The map image below is an example and may not reflect the actual PSPS status. Please click on the link for up-to-date PSPS information.
Maps and names of SCE circuits can be found on the Southern California Edison website, here.
For information on Cooling or Warming Centers in Riverside County, a directory can be found here.
Burn Scar Flood and Debris Flow Information
Know your risk! Review our Storm Ready page to learn about the dangers of mud and debris flows following wildfire and the safety steps you must take to prepare.
All residents in burn areas are reminded to be vigilant and prepared to evacuate if public safety officials determine evacuations are necessary. Flooding, mud flows and debris flows can happen at any time.
If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1
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FAIRVIEW FIRE (Hemet-Temecula area)
9/19, 9 am -- A wildland fire In the unincorporated area near Hemet began Monday, September 5th.
Information Call Center -- Residents looking for general county services can call 2-1-1 for assistance.
9/7/2022 -- LOCAL EMERGENCY Proclaimed for Riverside County in response to Fairview Fire (Click to view proclamation)
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