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Video from the March 10, 2023 storm.
March 11, 2023 Storm Recovery Update, Road Conditions, Evacuations, Main Street, Errol Street & Preston Lan Cleanup, Weather and Disaster Assistance Info.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Morro Bay residents with private property damaged by the latest storm are encouraged to report that information to SLO County at www.recoverslo.org
Storm Update – Flooding Caused City of Morro Bay Sewer Overflow
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.
Dumpster and Sand Locations: The City has placed dumpsters and sand at multiple locations in the city for residents.
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.
Temporary shelter is available beginning Friday afternoon for residents displaced by the recent storms and flooding.
For Countywide Recovery information, visit www.recoverslo.org
FREE Drive-thru FLU Shots in Morro Bay, December 17th
Morro Bay Harbor Department will conduct a trial opening of the public boat launch ramp in order to provide recreational fishing opportunities.
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.
The City is offering voluntary RUOK wellness calls to our vulnerable high-risk population that has been asked to shelter in their homes.
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).
Are you a local small business? If so, you are undoubtedly experiencing significant economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Morro Bay Chamber has also established a helpful COVID-19 resource page with multiple webinars from various organizations (SBDC, Small Business Majority, etc.).
Wanting to know which Morro Bay restaurants are open for curbside pick up or drive-thru?
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.
The City of Morro Bay encourages the community to check readyslo.org and the SLO County Public Health COVID-19 Advisories web pages for additional information.