Monday, February 9, 2009

Yellow Flag Alert Extended 2/09/09

The City of Sierra Madre has extended the Yellow Flag Alert this morning, Monday, February 9, 2009.

The County of Los Angeles Public Works Department has re-issued a Phase 1 Mudflow forecast as of 7:40AM this morning.

A Phase 1 indicates that small isolated debris and mudflows are possible at specific locations.

Parking restrictions are in effect in the Upper and Lower Canyon during Yellow or Red Flag alerts. Vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense.

The affected streets are: Mount Wilson Trail, Churchill Rd., Skyland Dr., Fern Glen, Fern Dr., Idlehour Ln., Canyon Crest Dr., Orange Dr., Woodland Dr., Brookside Lane, Sunnyside Lane, Yucca Trail, Sturtevant Dr., Elm Ave., and Holly Trail.

Residents in the affected areas are urged to be "set" to leave at a moments notice and may choose to voluntarily evacuate.

Once again, the City would like to thank you for your preparations and efforts to manage the mud and derbis flows over the past few days.