The Topanga Coalition for Emergency Preparedness—TCEP—is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization based in Topanga, California. For over 23 years, we've provided emergency preparedness education and real-time disaster status updates to residents of Topanga, Malibu and surrounding areas.
FIRE DANGER LEVEL
Topanga Fire Danger Level for Sunday, January 17, 2021
LA County Fire Dept & National Fire Danger Rating System View guidelines & safe practices.WEATHER ADVISORIES - ISSUED Wind Advisory - until January 17 at 3:00PMWind Advisory Sustained winds 25 to 39 mph and/or gusts to 57 mph. Issuance is normally site specific. However, winds of this magnitude occurring over an
area that frequently experiences such winds High Wind Watch - until January 20 at 4:00AMHigh Wind Watch This product is issued by the National Weather Service when there is the potential of high wind speeds developing that may pose a hazard or is life threatening. The
criteria for this watch varies from state to state. In Michigan, the criteria is the potential for sustained non-convective (not related to thunderstorms) winds greater than or equal to 40
mph and/or gusts greater than or equal to 58 mph.
READY! SET! GO!Your Personal Wildfire Protection PlanDownload the 2020 update from LA County Fire
Wildfire Evacuation and Shelter Protocols in the COVID-19 EnvironmentDownload an overview of how LA County emergency planners are adjusting wildfire evacuation procedures during the pandemic.
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LEARN HOW TO PREPARE FOR DISASTERS
Topanga Disaster Survival Guide, the bible of emergency prep written by Topangans for Topangans.
Please note T-CEP does not post daily traffic information or accidents. It is our mission to focus on natural disasters.
For Road information call 800.427.7623 or visit CalTrans
or CHP Traffic Incident
Information Page or see the
Live Cam views of Topanga Canyon Blvd (courtesy of Froggy's and Topanga Lumber)
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