The City is opening an emergency warming center at 7:00 p.m. on March 1st in the Haven parking lot, staying open overnight until 7:00 a.m. on March 4th due to forecasted freezing temperatures. Learn more.

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Emergency Warming Center to Open Overnight March 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Freezing temperatures are expected this weekend and in response, the City of Sonoma is opening a temporary Emergency Warming Center in the Haven parking lot starting Friday, March 1, 2024, at 7:00 p.m., and will remain operational overnight through Monday, March 4th at 7:00 a.m. Details at a Glance: 📍 Haven Parking Lot, 151 1st … Continued

Weather Awareness: Another Round of Rainstorms Expected this Weekend

According to the most recent update from the National Weather Service, the Bay Area is expected to encounter another round of storms during the upcoming weekend. Although the winds are not projected to be as destructive as those witnessed earlier this month on February 4th, the saturated ground raises the potential for nuisance flooding, fallen … Continued

Prescribed Burns in Montini Preserve Starting February 20th

Starting February 20, 2024, and continuing periodically through April, Sonoma Ecology Center in collaboration with the City of Sonoma will be conducting controlled pile burns at the Montini Open Space Preserve in Sonoma. While the park will remain open, some trails may be impacted, so please observe closure signs. Proposed Dates: February 21, 22 March … Continued

Weather Awareness: Another Round of Rain, Wind Expected this Weekend

The National Weather Service reports that another storm will impact the Bay Area this weekend, with the region under both a Flood Watch from late afternoon Saturday – Monday morning and a Wind Advisory from Saturday morning – Monday morning.  The City of Sonoma is forecast to receive 2 – 3″ of rain beginning Saturday … Continued

Lighted Tractor Parade Street Closures

We wanted to inform you about an exciting event taking place in the plaza this Saturday—the Vintners and Growers Alliance Lighted Tractor Parade. Please see below for details and street closures for this unique celebration. Event Details: Date: Saturday, December 2nd Schedule & Parade Route: 6:00 PM – Tractors begin the parade at the Veterans … Continued

Press Release: Sonoma Valley High School Threat, November 9, 2023

View this Press Release as a PDF Sonoma, Ca – November 10, 2023 – Thursday morning (11/9/23) at approximately 9:49 am, a Sonoma Valley High School staff member received an email threat of violence to the school campus. Based on the threat received, the school staff acted immediately and in accordance with their training and … Continued

Free sand now available to residents at Depot Park – BYO sandbags!

With rainfall on the way next week, we strongly encourage you to take time to prepare for the rainy season ahead. If your property has a history of flooding, please don’t wait for a storm to prepare sandbags. Sandbags can be prepared and kept on hand throughout the winter. Free sandbags are now available to City … Continued

Weather Awareness – Wind and Fire Weather Concerns Saturday & Sunday

UPDATE 10/27,  1:40 PM – The National Weather Service has upgraded the fire weather concerns to a Red Flag Warning for the North Bay Interior Mountains. North-northeast winds are expected to develop early Saturday morning across the ridges of the North Bay, East Bay, and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Dry, offshore winds will peak late … Continued

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