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17 Alerts
March 29, 2023 4:43 PM

March 10. 2023 Storm Flooding Video

Video from the March 10, 2023 storm.

March 11, 2023 11:31 AM

PRESS RELEASE: March Storm Recovery Update

March 11, 2023 Storm Recovery Update, Road Conditions, Evacuations, Main Street, Errol Street & Preston Lan Cleanup, Weather and Disaster Assistance Info.

March 10, 2023 6:24 PM

PRESS RELEASE: March Storm - Highway 1 Reopening

Highway 1 in Morro Bay southbound has been reopened. The northbound direction has been reopened but reduced to one lane near Morro Bay Boulevard. Drivers are encouraged to please slow down and use caution as the roads are still wet.

March 10, 2023 3:01 PM

PRESS RELEASE: March Storm - Highway 1 Closure

Due to rising floodwater in and surrounding Morro Creek, Highway 1 is being closed in both directions between Morro Bay Blvd. and San Jacinto. The Highway will be reopened as soon as possible, in coordination with CalTrans.

March 10, 2023 1:21 PM

PRESS RELEASE: City Suspends Local Transit Service Due to Heavy Rains & Local Road Closures

Due to heavy rain, the current local road closures, and the encouragement for residents to avoid nonessential travel, the City of Morro Bay has suspended Morro Bay Transit service for the rest of Friday, March 10.

March 10, 2023 11:23 AM

PRESS RELEASE: City of Morro Bay Declares Local Emergency as Creek Levels Rise

The City of Morro Bay has declared a local emergency due to rising creek levels and damage or threatened damage to local infrastructure, homes, and businesses due to flooding.

March 9, 2023 4:41 PM

PRESS RELEASE: March Storm Update

Updated forecast information is calling for rain levels comparable to the January 9th storm. Heavy rainfall will occur from Thursday evening to Friday evening, with the heaviest downpour on Friday morning.

March 8, 2023 3:10 PM

Press Release: March Storm Preparedness

The City of Morro Bay is anticipating heavy rain and windy conditions from Thursday, March 9 through early Saturday, March 11 in what is being called another atmospheric river weather event.

March 7, 2023 1:49 PM

Sand for Sandbags

The City has placed sand at the City Library parking lot off of Shasta Avenue and at Cloisters Park parking lot for use by residents. Sandbags can be purchased at Miners or any other hardware store.

January 23, 2023 11:34 AM

SLO County Requesting Residents to Report Private Property Flood Damages

Morro Bay residents with private property damaged by the latest storm are encouraged to report that information to SLO County at

January 23, 2023 11:33 AM

SLO County Requesting Residents to Report Private Property Flood Damages

Morro Bay residents with private property damaged by the latest storm are encouraged to report that information to SLO County at

January 23, 2023 11:32 AM

Storm Update – Flooding Caused City of Morro Bay Sewer Overflow

Storm Update – Flooding Caused City of Morro Bay Sewer Overflow

January 23, 2023 11:31 AM

Community Meeting for Flood Impacted Residents and Businesses

The City of Morro Bay and SLO County are hosting a community meeting for flood impacted residents and businesses on Monday, January 16 at 11:00 a.m. at 1598 Main Street.

January 23, 2023 11:30 AM

Dumpster and Sand Locations

Dumpster and Sand Locations: The City has placed dumpsters and sand at multiple locations in the city for residents.

January 23, 2023 11:29 AM

Portions of Main Street to be Closed Wednesday - Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, for Storm Cleanup Efforts

Main Street will be closed this Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., for storm cleanup purposes. For those seeking to help private residents and businesses with cleanup, contact information is provided in the link below.

January 23, 2023 11:27 AM

Shelter to Open in Morro Bay For Residents Displaced by Storms

Temporary shelter is available beginning Friday afternoon for residents displaced by the recent storms and flooding.

January 23, 2023 11:25 AM

Storm Recovery Guide

For Countywide Recovery information, visit


9 Alerts
December 14, 2020

Free Flu Vaccination Clinic Offered by City of Morro Bay

FREE Drive-thru FLU Shots in Morro Bay, December 17th

May 1, 2020

Morro Bay Launch Ramp - COVID-19 Precautions

Morro Bay Harbor Department will conduct a trial opening of the public boat launch ramp in order to provide recreational fishing opportunities.

March 19, 2020

City & Chamber Work Together to Continue to Provide Services to Residents & Local Businesses

As of 5:00 pm Thursday, March 19, 2020 San Luis Obispo County is under a Shelter at Home Order due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

March 19, 2020


The City is offering voluntary RUOK wellness calls to our vulnerable high-risk population that has been asked to shelter in their homes.

March 18, 2020

Public Notice: State Parks Closure Effective 3/19/20

The City received notification from State Parks today that they will be closing both Morro Strand State Park and Morro Bay State Park effective tomorrow (March 19, 2020).

March 18, 2020

Public Notice: Small Business Administration Guidance & Loan Assistance Program

Are you a local small business? If so, you are undoubtedly experiencing significant economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 18, 2020

Public Notice: Morro Bay Chamber COVID-19 Resource Page for Businesses

The Morro Bay Chamber has also established a helpful COVID-19 resource page with multiple webinars from various organizations (SBDC, Small Business Majority, etc.).

March 18, 2020

Public Notice: List of Restaurants Open for Curbside Pick Up and/or Drive-Thru

Wanting to know which Morro Bay restaurants are open for curbside pick up or drive-thru?

March 17, 2020


The City of Morro Bay has been closely monitoring the emerging, rapidly evolving Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation & working with our partners at the local, county, and state level.


271 Alerts
September 14, 2021 1:32 PM

Health Officials Report Ten COVID-19 Deaths

September 9, 2020 8:10 AM

City Launches the "Business Hero" Campaign


1 Alert
March 17, 2020


The City of Morro Bay encourages the community to check and the SLO County Public Health COVID-19 Advisories web pages for additional information.