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FLASH FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT

TRABUCO CANYON, Ca. (November 29, 2018) - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for east central Orange County, indicating flash flooding may begin shortly with a potential for mud and debris flow in the Holy Fire burn area in Trabuco Canyon.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department has issued an immediate mandatory evacuation order for residents of Trabuco Creek. Residents of Rose Canyon are under voluntary evacuation warning.

Hard road closures are in effect at Trabuco Canyon Road at Rose Canyon and Trabuco Canyon Road at Robinson Ranch Road.

The Emergency Operations Center hotline has been activated- please call (714) 628-7085.

Be aware that Sheriff’s deputies will NOT be making door-to-door notifications during a flash flood warning.

The US Geological Survey has advised that flash flood level rain is capable of producing catastrophic debris flows that can completely destroy homes and roads. Debris flows can occur without any notice. Do not delay evacuating until the rain becomes severe. Evacuation routes can quickly become impassable due to mud and debris or flooding.
Any person with disabilities and those with disabilities, access and/or functional needs requiring assistance should call the HOTLINE at (714) 628-7085.

Animal owners with disabilities, access and functional needs can call OC Animal Care at (714) 935-6848 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or (714) 935-7158 (5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.)

To look up your address on the Holy Fire burn area evacuation map, visit www.OCgov.com/emergency

For updates and evacuation alerts, sign up now for AlertOC at www.AlertOC.com

Stay informed – monitor the following on social media for updates: @OrangeCountyEOC @OCFA_PIO (Twitter) @OCsheriff @ClevelandNF @OCAnimalCare (for animal shelter assistance) #HolyFloodReady

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