Flood Preparedness Week 2023 in Sacramento

Tips and tricks for navigating another rainy season in Sacramento


Fallen trees littered the streets after storm-related flooding in January.

Photo by SACtoday Staff

Last weekend was a great reminder of what’s to come — weather-wise. The greater Sacramento area saw anywhere from 0.45 inches to over an inch outside of the capital city, resulting in a flood advisory.

In preparation, the California Department of Water Resources appointed Oct. 21-28 as Flood Preparedness Week.

Here’s a breakdown with the need-to-knows to stay afloat in an emergency:

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