Thursday, January 22, 2009

Downgrade to Green Flag Mud Alert

The City of Sierra Madre has downgraded to a Green Flag Mud Alert for Sierra Madre residences in potential mud flow areas. There is still a 80% change of rain through this evening and residents are encouraged remain diligent.

City officials and staff would like to thank the residents for their continued preparations and cooperation during this mud threat.

Additional information can be found on the City’s website,

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Yellow Flag Alert

The County has issued a Phase 1 mud and debris flow alert. A Phase 1 indicates that small isolated debris and mudflows are possible at specific locations. Streets may be flooded or blocked by debris. Reports of debris on private property may be received. Few, if any, structures may be endangered.

Yellow Flag Condition is now in effect. For more information, please visit

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Green Flag Alert

The National Weather Service has posted an 80% chance of rain for Wednesday, with enough precipitation to produce debris flows. Thus, the City of Sierra Madre has issued a Green Flag Alert. For more information please visit