Coastal city managers are working around the clock to monitor the effects of the latest storm and hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday. said staff were concerned about the waves and high tides hitting Clarendon Road.
In an email to the Coastside News Group, Woodhouse said, “Depending on weather forecasts and whether the weather changes over the next few days, more precipitation is expected for Monday, similar to yesterday’s event. We plan to strengthen it for the event.
With the rain expected to subside briefly before it returns over the weekend, Wodehouse said crews will focus on clearing debris, moving fallen trees, and monitoring wastewater systems and floodwaters. rice field.
Meanwhile, at Half Moon Bay, high tides and powerful waves destroyed the wooden steps of Surfers Beach. Debris from the rocky riprap spilled onto the multipurpose trail and Highway 1. Caltrans he was the main party responsible for building the stairs in 2016. This development was part of his $1.8 million project to improve beach access and combat erosion along the Coastal Trail. .
Half Moon Bay City Manager Matthew Chidester said the city will maintain a state of emergency until the storm subsides next week, even though the emergency operations center near the Shoreline station will be closed after Thursday. Chidester said the city will hold a briefing with the National Weather Service on Sunday to determine whether the EOC needs to be staffed 24/7.
But the EOC was busy throughout Thursday, with city officials communicating with local firefighters, Coastside CERT, and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. Chidester said overall the city appeared to be doing well, aside from some fallen trees and localized flooding. urged to City officials spent most of the day clearing gutters and debris.
“The roads will be chaotic for a while,” he said.
Pilarcitos Creek was full and flowing rapidly, but nothing like the New Year’s Eve floods. Chidester said the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is working with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to determine the best time to release water from the reservoir into Pilasitos Creek to avoid major flooding after Saturday ahead of this week’s storms. said it is actively working with the city and the Midcoast Side of the Sewerage Authority.
“The creek was raging last night, but it didn’t invade or drain our neighborhood,” Chidester said.
The Ted Adcock Community Center is open tonight until 10pm as a temporary shelter. Open Fridays from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. If PG&E doesn’t restore power to the Mid Coast after Thursday night, the city of Chidester said it might reassess staffing hours and reopen over the weekend.
The city has closed the stairs that access Miramontes Point near the Half Moon Bay Ritz-Carlton due to concerns about erosion due to high tides. A portion of the Coastal Trail between Kelly and Poplar Avenues has been washed away and remains meticulously closed. The city replenished sandbags to residents of 110 Higgins Canyon Road. The City posts bilingual safety updates online at half-moon-bay.ca.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=274.