Storm Advisory (1)

Significant Weather System – Be Prepared

High winds and intermittent periods of heavy precipitation are also anticipated citywide. The storm system is expected to arrive early Sunday morning, Aug. 20, and into Monday, Aug. 21. Learn more. A significant weather system resulting from Hurricane Hilary is expected to arrive in Long Beach early Sunday morning, Aug. 20, and into Monday, Aug. 21. The City of Long Beach has been preparing and will continue to do so. This weather event is expected to bring significant rain and wind throughout Long Beach with possible flooding in low lying areas. It will also bring increased swells along the oceanfront. The City encourages residents to be prepared. Follow @LongBeachCity and #LBRain on social media for storm updates and more information. Residents can call (562) 570-INFO (4636) should they need additional information. Additional information can be found in the links below.

Operational Announcements

  • 8/20 - Residents with a City-serviced refuse and recycling account with regular service on Mondays are encouraged to place their bins out on Monday by 7 a.m. – not the night before. For any missed collections, the City will revisit the Monday route later in the week.
  • 8/20 - Effective at Aug. 20, the City of Long Beach is temporarily closing all City-run parks, trails and sports facilities for recreational use as well as beach parking lots. This action comes out of an abundance of caution for the safety of the community, as the severe weather system from Tropical Storm Hilary is expected to impact Long Beach and surrounding cities today, Sunday, Aug. 20, and Monday, Aug. 21.
  • 8/20 - Due to expected flooding and the Governor’s declared state of emergency in the area, Long Beach Transit will suspend bus service effective at 6:00 p.m. today, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023. Service is expected to resume at 6:00 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21, 2023.

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