PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
333 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

2/28/2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM: 022814
Subject:
Long Beach Storm Update
Contact:
Edward Kamlan
562.570.6814
Edward.Kamlan@LongBeach.gov






City crews have prepared for the current rainstorm and are responding with a well-coordinated effort to minimize impacts on residents and infrastructure. Overall the City of Long Beach withstood the storm well.  Impacts in Long Beach included:

  • El Dorado Nature Center trails are closed through Saturday, and will reopen when conditions permit.

  • Street Sweeping was cancelled citywide on Friday.

  • City crews have responded to reports of multiple downed trees, including at least six trees on cars and one tree on a house.

  • City crews have responded to reports of flooding in various areas of the City that are prone to flooding, and have cleared blocked storm drains.

More rain is expected this weekend.  

  • To report street flooding or downed trees, call 562.570.2700.

  • Sand and Sandbags – Sand is currently available at the Long Beach Public Works/Public Service Yard, 1651 San Francisco Ave., at the Esther Street Gate and at the following Long Beach Fire Stations:

    • Station No. 7, 2295 Elm Ave.
    • The Old Station No. 12, 6509 Gundry Ave.
    • Station No. 13, 2475 Adriatic Ave.
    • Station No. 14, 5200 E. Eliot St.
     

Empty sandbags are available at all neighborhood Fire Stations (excluding Fire Stations located at the Port of Long Beach and Long Beach Airport).