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Event Description: Santa Ana winds are either not expected, or will not contribute to significant fire activity.

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Event Description: Santa Ana winds are either not expected, or will not contribute to significant fire activity.

Recomendation: Make sure that your emergency preparedness kit is in order. An emergency can happen at any time.
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Recomendation: Make sure that your emergency preparedness kit is in order. An emergency can happen at any time.
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WEATHER ADVISORY - ISSUED
High Wind Warning - until February 28 at 12:00PM High Wind Warning
This product is issued by the National Weather Service when high wind speeds may pose a hazard or is life threatening. The criteria for this warning varies from state to state. In Michigan, the criteria is sustained non-convective (not related to thunderstorms) winds greater than or equal to 40 mph lasting for one hour or longer, or winds greater than or equal to 58 mph for any duration.

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Title: Knolls Incident, Malibu
Last Updated: February 28th, 2021 8:55 AM
First Posted: February 27th, 2021 8:54 AM
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February 28 8:53 AM -

Knolls Update: 98% containment, crews are completing the mop up.  

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February 28 7:44 AM -

Repopulation has begun in Malibu. Residents wishing to return home are advised to go to Malibu Canyon Rd and PCH to be escorted.

Malibu Canyon Road remains closed at this time in both directions between PCH and Piuma.
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February 28 7:02 AM -

PCH is reopening soon in both directions. Malibu Canyon will remain closed between PCH and Piuma.

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February 28 6:34 AM -

Residents who evacuated are not yet allowed to repopulate the area.

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February 28 5:54 AM -

Forward progress stopped at 4 acres. Crews will remain on scene to continue mop up.

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February 28 5:08 AM -

This incident is not currently a threat to Topanga.

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February 28 4:58 AM -

The Knolls Incident is currently 2 acres with structures threatened.  

The second incident, in the area of Serra Retreat, has "knockdown"; crews will continue to monitor as necessary.

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February 28 4:49 AM -

A second alarm brush fire has been reported in the area of Malibu Knolls.

Report of second brush fire near Serra Retreat.

We will update this as more information becomes available.

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February 27 8:48 AM -

A WIND ADVISORY will be in effect for the Santa Monica Mountains, including Topanga, from 4pm to 10pm Saturday, 2/27.  This will be followed by a euHIGH WIND WARNING from 10pm Saturday, 2/27, until noon on Sunday, 2/28.

For the Wind Advisory, north winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
For the High Wind Warning, northeast winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected.  

Impacts:
Damaging winds will blow down large objects such as trees and power lines.
Power outages are expected.
Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.  

Precautionary Actions:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

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IN AN EMERGENCY: DIAL 911 FIRST!

See below for Helpful Maps and Emergency Numbers.

Please note T-CEP does not post daily traffic information or accidents.
See below for helpful traffic links.

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PSPS INFORMATION:

Current weather conditions do not warrant an SCE PSPS and the information provided below is simply for your reference.

There are seven circuits that impact the Topanga area:  Bonnell, Cheney, Horntoad, Nicholas, Paradise, Sylvia, and Vicasa.

When weather conditions prompt SCE to consider implementing a PSPS, this link will help you determine whether you will be impacted by a power shutoff:  

https://www.sce.com/wildfire/psps


Link to view the Topanga circuit maps:  

http://t-cep.org/fbdocs/TopangaCircuits.pdf


Link to view *all* SCE circuit maps:

http://www.sce.com/maps

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Major Road Status:

No T-CEP report at this time


Traffic Resources:
CalTrans Local Hwys: Topanga Cyn Blvd (SR-27),  PCH (SR-1),  Ventura Fwy (US-101)
CHP Traffic Incident Information Page
LA County Road Closures
Interactive traffic map from sigalert.com
Live Cam views of Topanga Canyon Blvd (courtesy of Froggy's and Topanga Lumber)
School Status:

No T-CEP report at this time
Evacuation Status:

No T-CEP report at this time
Red Cross Shelters:

No T-CEP report at this time
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HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS & INFO:

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES: DIAL 911 (Do NOT call Fire Station 69)

Text the word EVACUATION to 888777 to subscribe to LA County Fire Dept alerts. Alerts only sent during major wildfire incidents. Normal text rates apply.

Poison Control: (800) 222-1222
LA County Disaster Service Info: 211
Lost Hills Sheriff Station: (818) 878-1808
LA County Fire Station 69 - Topanga (for rattlesnake removal & NON-Emergencies): (310) 455-1766
Department of Public Works (800) 675-HELP (4357)
SCE (Southern California Edison) (800) 655-4555 or go to the SCE Outage Map
Red Flag Warning Info: (310) 456-5783
CHP (California Highway Patrol) (818) 888-0980 or (800) TELL-CHP
Road Information: (800) 427-7623
Animal Care
Hospitals & Urgent Care
Disaster Distress Helpline | SAMHSA - Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Still Need Help, try OneTopanga

TOPANGA VOLUNTEER RESOURCES:
Updates to Hotline (310) 455-3000 may not occur as quickly as on this page and @TCEP90290.
Arson Watch: (310) 455-4244
Topanga CERT: (310) 455-0673
Topanga Animal Rescue: (310) 455-7268

Make your smartphone part of your Family Emergency Plan.
HAM radio classes: (818) 403-5123
 
 
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