The National Weather Service is forecasting a significant winter storm over the next 48 hours. Residents should prepare for heavy winds and rain, commencing Wednesday night and increasing in intensity into Thursday. With high winds, extended power outages are a possibility. Residents should avoid unnecessary travel, stock emergency supplies (water, flashlights, batteries, medications) and remove or secure outdoor items that are susceptible to wind damage.
Galt residents are encouraged to report storm related problems at the following numbers:
For life Emergency situation: 911
For a Tree down in the street, flooding, or roadway problems:
209-366-7260 During normal business hours
209-366-7000 After hours
Power Outage: 1-888-456-SMUD (7683)
The City opened a self-service sand bag station at the Municipal Service Center, located at 495 Industrial Drive. Directional Signs will be placed on Industrial Drive to direct residents. Bags are provided but you must bring your own shovel. The sand bags are intended for those residing within City limits. For hours of operation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 209.366.7260.
For people located outside of the City of Galt, links for other sand bag sites are listed below:
Sacramento County Storm Ready - Sand Bag Information
San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Service Sandbag Sites
Instructions for protecting structures with sandbags
Stream, River and Weather Related Links
Weather Forecast & Preparation
River, Stream & Reservoir Levels