The County of Monterey has issued two evacuation warnings on Saturday in anticipation of severe weather over the next two days. The warnings have been issued for the Carmel River and Bolsa Knolls area. Residents in these areas should be prepared to leave if conditions worsen and officials order an evacuation. Additionally, those with large animals are urged to leave as soon as possible, with the SPCA providing sheltering for animals.
In response to the evacuation warnings, road closures have been implemented in certain areas, including the Murphy Road Crossing in north Monterey County and Ocean View Blvd. closed at Coral St., Acropolis St. and Asilomar Ave. Understanding the severity of these warnings is crucial, and the public is encouraged to learn more about what advisories, watches, and warnings mean, by clicking on the provided link. Furthermore, a survival guide for an atmospheric river is also available for those in the affected areas.
The issuance of evacuation warnings by the County of Monterey is a proactive measure to ensure the safety of residents in areas expected to be impacted by severe weather. The warnings for the Carmel River and Bolsa Knolls area urge preparedness for potential evacuation, with large animal owners advised to leave as soon as possible and seek shelter for their animals. Understanding road closures and the significance of various advisories, watches, and warnings is essential for the local population, and informational resources have been provided to help residents navigate through this challenging weather situation.